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Senior Ground Station Engineer at ADGA Group Consultants Inc.

Senior Ground Station Engineer

ADGA Group Consultants Inc. Ottawa, Ontario Contractor
Company Description

Job Description


For those who dream of advancing our understanding of Planet Earth and participate in space exploration, ADGA Group Consultants Inc. offers exciting opportunities in Spacecraft Engineering, Ground Station Design, Earth Monitoring, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality. 

Come join the Space Solutions Division of a Canadian success story that has been delivering unrivalled technical and project management expertise since 1967.

The Senior Ground Station Engineer will be responsible for leading the design, deployment and qualification of the ground segment of a spaceborne observation and monitoring system. 

Tasks will include:

  • Provide engineering services related to the ground segments communications infrastructure in the following areas:
    • Ground segment architecture design documents.
    • Ground segment physical configuration and architecture.
    • Satellite control functional design.
    • Data reception, handling, and processing functional architecture.
    • Infrastructure design documents defining the integration between terrestrial networks and the ground station entry points.
  • Provide specifications and technical statement of requirements
  • Provide recommendations with costs to the definition, selection, and implementation of a preferred option to produce an effective ground segment and operation.
  • Perform reviews, analyses, and provide recommendations on ground segment telecommunication systems, infrastructure, and sub-system interface documentation.
  • Recommend ground infrastructure system level solutions for discrepancies, deficiencies, and changes to equipment specifications.
  • Liaise with ground sub-system and interface technical groups to ensure system integrity, performance, reliability, and maintainability.
  • Write ground segment system engineering management plans.
  • Participate in the design, technical, and management reviews to monitor, advise, and report on progress and potential problems.
  • Participate in ground/space telecommunication system integration testing and evaluation.

Deliverables will include:

  • Specifications, configuration, and design documents.
  • Technical ground segment(s) statement of requirement
  • Ground segment(s) system engineering management plan
  • Budgetary estimates for the completion of the ground segments technical program.
  • Ground segments link budgets.



  • Ability to demonstrate at least 5 years within the last 10 years of:
    • writing Project Technical Documentation (e.g., Statement of Work, Statement of Requirements, technical specifications) for Information Management / Information Technology (IM/IT) projects valued $1M or more
    • performing engineering design, test or analysis for Satellite Ground Station design and development
  • Experience performing engineering design, test or analysis for Satellite Ground Station design and development within the last 10 years. This must include writing or co-writing Test Plans or procedures related to Satellite Ground Station hardware.
  • Educational requirements include:
    • Electronic/ Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering, or Computer Systems Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Physics Degree (Degree must be from a Canadian university) OR
    • A non-Canadian Engineering Degree that must be accredited by one of the following institutions: Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials, World Education Services or University of Toronto Comparative Education Services OR
    • Licensed as a Professional Engineer by any regulated body in Canada.

Additional Information

  • Need to be eligible to obtain a valid Secret level federal government clearance as well as access to Controlled Goods Assessment.

ADGA commits to putting diversity into action to build a stronger, more representative team and help our customers and communities thrive. We are a proudly Canadian and woman-led company, striving to further diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and provide every individual with the opportunities and resources to help them reach their full potential.

ADGA s'engage à mettre la diversité en action pour bâtir une équipe plus forte et plus représentative et aider nos clients et nos communautés à prospérer. Nous sommes une entreprise fièrement canadienne, dirigée par une femme. Nous nous engageons pour promouvoir la diversité, l'équité et l'inclusion dans le milieu de travail et d'offrir à chaque personne les possibilités et les ressources qui lui permettront de réaliser son plein potentiel.

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