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Turin, Italy

Satellite Communications Systems Engineer

Expires: ASAP


Job Overview

We are looking for a Satellite Communications Systems Engineer on behalf of our client for their location in Turin, Italy. The candidate will be part of a team in charge of the design, development and testing of very innovative communication systems for space applications. 
The successful applicant will be employed by our Client.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Design of satellite communication infrastructures;
  • Design of wireless communication systems for satellite platforms and payloads;
  • Definition of system requirements and architecture;
  • Analysis and definition of technical budgets (link, data, power, etc.);
  • Validation of design by means of analysis and simulations;
  • Verification and validation planning and supervision of test activity;
  • Technical and programmatic interface with customers and suppliers.


Master’s degree in Telecommunications Engineering, Electronics Engineering;
At least 5 years of relevant working experience;
Experience in team management;
Relevant experience in digital wireless communication systems design;
Experience with wireless communications using S- to Ka- bands frequencies;
Experience in Software-Defined Radio (SDR) design;
Knowledge of digital communication and modulation (e.g. PSK, QAM);
Knowledge of satellite communications;
Good knowledge of overall system design life cycle including: requirements definition, architectural design, verification and validation, non-conformances management, technical documentation drafting, technical and project joint reviews with customers and suppliers;
Good communicator and team player;
Flexible and cooperative person;
Fluent in English, both spoken and written;
In addition, the following is considered an asset: Previous experience in space projects (industrial and/or academic); Experience with IEEE 802.11 and 802.16 standards (WLAN, WiMAX); Experience with ITU Radio Regulations; Knowledge of positioning (GPS, GNSS, etc.) and ranging systems; Knowledge of antenna design and microwave propagation; Knowledge of ECSS and CCSDS standards; Knowledge of transceiver design, impedance matching, filter design and RF amplifiers; Knowledge of electromagnetic compatibility analysis; Proficient use of MATLAB/Simulink, C/C++ software development.

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