Ground Station Engineer

Job Details

Ground Station Engineer

Ottawa, Ontario




Job Description

Ground Station Engineer

Region: National Capital Region

Employment Type: Temporary Full-Time

Security Clearance: Secret (Level 2)

Language Requirements: English

Job Reference Number: 37289 -DW


Project Description:

ADGA delivers strategic insight, world-class technology and service excellence in Defence, Security and Enterprise Computing to clients in the Federal Government, other levels of government and in the private sector. In a world driven by convergence, ADGA provides the expertise and innovation that organizations need to remain secure, efficient and productive. This rests on an outstanding track record built since 1967, safeguarding some of Canada’s most critical assets. Headquartered in Ottawa, with offices across Canada, ADGA is a privately owned Canadian company that employs more than 800 employees, technical consultants and subject matter experts.

We are currently looking a Ground Station Engineer for one of our opportunities in the National Capital Region.



  • Provide input into specifications and technical statement of requirements on ground segments build and operation applying military or commercial standards, specifications or practices;
  • Provide recommendations with costs to the definition, selection and implementation of a preferred option or optimization of  design to produce an effective ground segment and operations for the CAF;
  • Perform reviews, analyses, and provide recommendations on ground segment telecommunication systems, infrastructure and sub-system interface documentation;
  • Write documents which support ground segment system engineering methodologies;
  • Provide support for spectrum licensing, engineering and management;
  • Provide engineering services related to space segment Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) support;



Requirements (experience/skills/clearance):

  • Candidates must posses Secret Security Clearance
  • May be required to travel to Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) Esquimalt in British Columbia, CFB Kingston in Ontario, CFB Halifax in Nova Scotia or Canadian Forces Station (CFS) Great Village in Nova Scotia for stakeholder meetings.
  • Degree in either Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Physics
  • Experience in Satellite Ground Station design and development 


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Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If accommodation is required, it is requested that you contact ADGA’s Accessibility Officer.


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