Principal Systems Engineer
UTC Aerospace Systems
Ottawa, Canada
3d ago

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will possess the following skills & attributes, and contribute in the following areas :

  • A nalysis, modeling and similation skills, experienced Matlab user
  • Familiarity with RF measurement tools and techniques
  • C / C++ programming experience desirable
  • FPGA firmware development desireable
  • Applied Mathematics skills, including : Advanced linear algebraAdvanced knowledge of probability and statistics
  • Expert knowledge of digital signal processing, including : design and implementation of both finite impulse response (FIR) and infinite impulse response (IIR) filtersPower spectrum estimation of random noise and random data signals.
  • Data Communications design and implementation experience (mandatory to have a blend of the list below) : Filter design for minimization of ISI and spectroal containment desirableAdaptive equalization expertise for time-varying, multipath fading channels desirableFamiliarity with Rake receiver operation desirableFading mitigation techniques such as space diversity, time-diversity, polarization diversity and frequency diversity desirableKnowledge of Forward Error Correction coding is desirableFamiliarity with data-link-protocols, such as ARQ is desirable
  • Knowledge of RF Systems Fundamentals of antenna systems to analyze link budgets of communications systemsFree-space and Egli propagationmodels (effect of surface of earth on received signal levels) desirableTraditional urban cellular radio propagation model (base-to-mobile) desirableOther fading channels (HF, VHF mobile) desirableLink Budget AnalysisEstimating performace impacts of time-varying, fading multipath channels on PER desirable
  • Advanced Measurement methods (Desirable)Knowledgeable and skilled in the use of RF test equipmentMaking RF measurements that require ingenuity to overcome equipment limits (measurement of weak signal in the presence of very strong signal for example)Automation of testing
  • Advisory role to Management and Business Development Ability to contribute to pursuit order capture, preparation of technical proposals in response to RFI's and RFP's
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or Applied Mathematics.
  • CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP - must either hold or be able to obtain Government of Canada security clearance up to the Secret level and access to controlled goods.
  • At Collins Aerospace, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation.

    We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Collins Aerospace University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

    And that’s just for starters.

    Some of our competitive benefits package includes :

    Medical, dental, and vision insurance

    Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

    Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

    We offer pension and savings plans, with company paid pension contributions and a company matching program on employee group RRSP contributions.

    An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

    Tuition reimbursement

    And more

    Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

    Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on any protected status.

    Successful candidates must fulfill requirements for the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and be eligible for a Canadian Security Clearance to the Secret Level.

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