Systems Communications Test Specialist

  • ID: 531376
  • Posted: 9/14/2023
  • Location: Montreal, QC
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Are you a Systems Communications Test Specialist who is looking to join one of the top Aerospace Industries?

Are you looking to further your career and grow?

Do you have experience in digital equipment, Modems, signal processing, and Networking (DTN, MPLS, routing protocols and class of Service, DVB-RC/SX)?

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

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


Here's what you'd do:

  • We are seeking Integration, Verification, and Validation Engineers for our Satellite Space and Ground Segments Systems Integration Verification and Validation team.
  • As part of this dynamic and multidisciplinary team, you will play a key role in creating and delivering engineering solutions to verify and validate payloads and satellite performance, Telecommand and Telemetry, data processing imagery, develop value-added products, and process orders from our customers cost-effectively.
  • Role can also include proposal and program efforts, front-end design, detailed analyses, and development, digital channelize and on-board processing design, Test Requirements/Plans, evaluation of Payload throughput and link budgets for multi-beam systems, integration and testing of the product.
  • As an Integration, Verification, and Validation Engineer - Satellite Space and ground Segments, you will have a wide range of responsibilities, including defining and developing scenarios and Use Cases to test subsystem-to-subsystem interfaces and end-to-end (multi-subsystem) flows.
  • Deploying and configuring hardware and software subsystems supporting factory and on-site integration, verification, and validation (IV&V) activities.
  • Creating test data, scripts, tools, and procedures to support IV&V activities, including manual and automated test procedures for formal requirement verification.
  • Reporting and documenting software and system issues encountered during IV&V activities.
  • Recommending overall system improvements (robustness, congestion, usability, performance).
  • Conducting formal factory and on-site verification activities using standard test procedures.
  • Interacting and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders (customer, QA, System Design engineers, and managers).
  • Analyzing system and subsystem-level verification events.
  • working with client software development teams to integrate and test operational features and traveling to other client and customer sites to participate in IV&V activities, as the project needs.
  • Support design reviews.
  • You will provide direction and guidance to other engineers in the above tasks and have opportunities for career growth.



Here's what you'll get:

Pay: $90000 CAD - $128500 CAD/Yr

Hours: 37.50hrs/week

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 various industries worldwide, 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 in Electrical Engineering or Physics or Information Technology
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in digital equipment, Modems, signal processing, and Networking (DTN, MPLS, routing protocols & Class of Service, DVB-RC/SX)

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Have familiarity with Python, Linux, or a similar scripting language, Matlab
  • Familiarity with modern software development methodology, tools, and software specification
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills; English required, French fluency would be an asset
  • User of Lab instruments: PNA, VSA, PSA, Oscilloscope
  • Possess excellent problem-solving skills
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to perform in a dynamic working environment and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of the Architectures and operation of SDR (Software Defined Radio)
  • Prior involvement in developing test or simulation scripts/tools, integrating multiple systems or verifying system requirements
  • Understanding of different types of engineering life cycles as applicable from large complex programs to software development
  • Familiarity with orbital mechanics, satellite communications, remote sensing or earth observation, spacecraft design and operational considerations
  • English needed French is 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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