Senior Communications Systems Engineer (Contractor)


We’re on the lookout for a Senior Communications Systems Engineer to undertake the design, development and integration of a dual satellite-terrestrial communication terminal prototype! The role requires a strong knowledge of modern digital architectures for satellite and cellular networks, spanning IP, baseband and RF technology.

The role involves:

  • Working closely with senior experts to define, design and demonstrate end-end system architecture for wireless communications systems.
  • Lead prototype technology development, lab integration, and lab testing activities
  • Management of the system engineering processes, flow-down and re-formulation of user and system-level technical requirements to sub-system and component level, system modelling and simulation, generation of test plan and system level procedures.
  • Produce technical documentation in support of work carried out
  • Plan/structure own work and report to Senior Lead Architect Engineer

Sounds perfect? Why not send in your CV to

For more on what we do and what it’s like get in touch with our resourcing team.

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Qualities required:

  • Master Degree in Electronics/Telecommunications Engineering or Physics
  • Strong knowledge in communications architectures, waveforms and protocols (3GPP, DVB-S2/RCS), including IP networking, terrestrial communications (LTE) and/or satellite communications.
  • Strong knowledge in communications systems hardware, software and systems development.
  • Good knowledge in RF Engineering for Mobile Terrestrial and Satellite Communications
  • Good knowledge in Network Engineering (IP, TCP/UDP, Routing, Switching, etc..)
  • Experience with embedded systems, signal processing, and software engineering techniques.
  • Ability to build accurate mathematical models to characterise and simulate system performance for innovative concepts
  • Ability to perform technical analysis and produce technical reports
  • Capable of innovative thinking.
  • Motivated, driven, fast learner
  • Be able to Report/presentation writing skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and to undertake tasks unsupervised by managing own workload


  • At least 5 years (preferably 10 years) experience in communications system engineering role


  • Matlab/Octave

If you are up for the challenge and thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment, send your CV along with a covering letter to

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