Aeronautical Telecommunication Specialist
5d ago


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The person filling theposition of the ATN Expert will be responsible for the design, implementationand evolution of the digital air-

ground telecommunication network called the AeronauticalTelecommunications Network (ATN) for pilot-controller datalinkcommunications using VHF, satcom and other wireless media.

Starting with thenetwork that is already in place, the selected candidate will be responsiblefor ensuring that the network meets the required performance standards, iscompliant with adopted industry specifications and that it is integrated withthe existing SITAONAIR air-ground infrastructure.


  • Defining, modifying and implementing the ATN network
  • Developing the necessary standards, policies andprocedures for ensuring that the network delivers the required level ofperformance
  • Participation in industry activities that imposerequirements on the ATN network
  • Providing level 2 assistance and diagnostics toresolve reported problems, including contributing to the Post Major IncidentReport
  • Coordinating with Suppliers, including probleminvestigation and resolution
  • Providing best practices methodologies, tools, andprocesses to support ATN service, including interaction with ProductManagement, Operations and Customer Service Management

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in data communicationsnetworks, including IP-based networks
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Linux operatingsystem
  • Minimum 3 year experience with VM Ware
  • Knowledge of the OSI 7-layer protocol stack
  • Familiarity with underlying telecommunicationsprotocols such as X.25, ISO8208, ISO8073 or ISO10747
  • Familiarity with IP routers and routing principles,secure IP communications as well as addressing standards IPv4 and IPv6
  • Knowledge of Linux operating system as well as VM Ware

  • Familiarity with airline and ATC operations would bean asset
  • Familiarity with avionics specifications such asAEEC-631, AEEC-758 etc.
  • Abilityto prioritize tasks effectively, respect deadlines, and report any issues orconflict in the performance of operational activities, and the planningand scheduling of tasks
  • Core competencies

  • Adhering to Principles & Values
  • Creating & Innovating
  • Customer Focus
  • Results Orientation
  • Communication
  • Education & Qualification

  • Degree or equivalent experience inEngineering or Computer Technologies
  • Technical certifications would be aplus (e.g. Cisco CCNA CCDA ITILV3)
  • Ability to travel across the globe
  • SITA is an Employment Equity Employerand values a diverse workforce. In support of our Employment Equity Program,women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and / or persons withdisabilities are encouraged to apply and self-

    identify in the applicationprocess.


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