Aversan Inc. (www.aversan.com ) is a reputable Engineering Company that provides expertise in the Aerospace and Defense industry. We are currently seeking a qualified Systems Communications Test Specialist for a Direct hire for a client based in Montreal, Quebec, An international space mission partner and a robotics, satellite systems and geo-intelligence pioneer with a 50-year story of firsts on and above the Earth.
As part of this Satellite Space & Ground Segments Systems Integration, Verification and Validation team, you will play a key role in creating and delivering engineering solutions to verify and validate payloads & satellites performance, Telecommand and Telemetry, data processing imagery, create value-added products and process orders from our customers in a cost-effective way. 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. Responsibilities:
As an Integration, Verification and Validation Engineer – Satellite Space & Ground Segments, you will have a wide range of responsibilities that may include:
defining and developing scenarios and Use Cases to test subsystem-to-subsystem interfaces and end-to-end (i.e. multi-subsystem) flows;
deploying and configuring hardware and software subsystems in support of 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 formal 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 software development teams to integrate and test operational features; and
traveling to other locations and customer sites to participate in IV&V activities, as required by the project.
Support design reviews
You will provide direction and guidance to other engineers in the above tasks and have opportunities for career growth.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Information Technology or other relevant discipline, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Have familiarity with:
Python, Linux, or a similar scripting language;
Familiarity with modern software development methodology, tools, and software specification;
Experience in digital equipment, Modems, signal processing and Networking (i.e. DTN, MPLS, routing protocols & Class of Service, DVB-RC/SX);
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 and/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;