Systems Communications Payload Specialist

  • ID: 531374
  • Posted: 9/14/2023
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Are you a Systems Communications Payload Specialist who is looking to join one of the top companies within the Aerospace industry?

Are you looking to further your career and grow?

Do you have experience in Telecommunications Satellite Payloads in the satellite industry?

If you answered yes to those three questions, then apply today!


Acara Solutions is seeking highly qualified candidates to work client with our client in Montreal, QC. Interested?


Here's what you'd do:

  • The main function of a systems RF communications payload specialist is to provide RF and electrical system design, performance analysis, implementation, and testing in support of communication payloads in the space industry.
  • The Payload Telecommunication specialist provides both payload architecture design and RF system performance analysis and performance budgets (capacity, Gain, GoT, EIRP) during the payload life cycle, including bids, requirement definitions, project implementation, testing phases along with R&D activities in support of payload or processes improvement.
  • Provide support to or lead payload design activities.
  • Participate in the Payload electrical and RF System performance evaluation.
  • Write engineering documentation system requirements, SOC, verification and validation matrix, design description, systems budgets, equipment specifications, test requirements, and RFD/RFW.
  • Perform system worst-case analysis, inputs, and support to program reviews EQSR, SRR, PDR, and CDR.
  • Payload assembly Integration and Test. Attend test reviews: TRR, TRB, DRB, and NCR's.
  • Support Payload testing: EGSE, Test supervision, and data analysis.
  • Support Satellite tests at S/C supplier premises.
  • Support In-Orbit Test (IOT).
  • Technical monitoring of major subcontractors: Receivers, LNAs, Converters, SSPAs, LTWTAs, Multiplexers, and filters.
  • Support to DC & RF harness design and payload layout.
  • Write up the Payload Operations Manual.

Here's what you'll get:

  • Pay: $ 87500 CAD - $135000 CAD/Yr
  • Hours: 37.50/Wk.
  • Length: Direct Placement 


Sound like a good fit? 



About Acara Solutions

Acara is a premier provider of recruiting and workforce solutions-we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of experience in a variety of industries around the world, we partner with clients, listen to their needs, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree of Science in Electrical Engineering or Physics or Aerospace
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Telecommunications Satellite Payloads in the satellite industry.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Direct Radiating Array (DRA) Antenna with multiple active elements
  • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing
  • Familiarity with the DVB-S2X and DVB-RCS2 air interface standards and their applications.
  • Familiarity with Digital MODEM, Digital Channelizer, and Digital Beam Forming performance requirements
  • Familiarity with Network Switching protocols (Ethernet, MPLS) for non-terrestrial applications
  • Familiarity with Payload AI&T activities and Payload test methods
  • RF Communication System modeling and simulation experience
  • Familiarity with digital communication interfaces such as SpaceWire, CANBus
  • English and French fluency would be an asset.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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