External Communications Integration Engineer

Canada - Infrastructure - Building & Construction - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

This position will be responsible for providing technical and engineering oversight in support of the design, integration, installation, test and evaluation of all External Communications systems aboard the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) ship class. This will include, but is not limited to the:

  • Secure and Non Secure Radio Systems;
  • Satellite Communication and Telephone Systems;
  • Tactical Data Link Systems;
  • Cellular Telephone;
  • Underwater Communication Systems; and
  • Encryption Devices.

To fulfill this role the External Communications Integration Engineer will provide insight regarding the design of these systems, their function within the Combat System (CS) and be responsible for ensuring that fully compliant CSC solutions are provided in accordance with sound engineering practice. This position will participate in the CSC Integrated Product Teams (IPT) structure, in partnership with the Combat Systems Integrator (CSI) and will be a Point of Contact (POC) within the ISI CSC team for all Ships External Communication Systems.

This is a full time, permanent staff role (one opening) located in Halifax N.S.

Feel free to contact

Marieke Bravo, Account manager

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About this role

  • Develop plans, procedures, and processes in support of all External Comms related program requirements;
  • Participate in the Comms & Nav IS (CIS) IPT to ensure a complete and fully compliant External Comms suite is provided in accordance with relevant governing standards and CSC requirements applicable to External Comms systems;
  • Provide engineering oversight and guidance during requirements definition, design, integration, and test activities to ensure that fully compliant and certified solutions are provided in accordance with sound engineering practice;
  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide technical expertise to support the development and compliance of all aspects of the External Comms design, function, integration, and test to ensure optimal system solutions;
  • Support the coordination of scheduling, planning and conduct of integration activities in support of related program milestones;
  • Provide expertise, knowledge and insight into the development and / or review of design and products to support integration, installation and test of External Comms equipment;
  • Provide knowledge and insight into the operational employment of External Comms equipment;
  • Ensure performance compliance of the External Comms solutions;
  • Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities to the CIS Team Lead;
  • Provide support in evaluating engineering change proposals submitted by the sub-contractors to ensure that performance, cost, schedule and Canadian Content impacts or risks to integration activities are understood and recorded;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal (Shipyard Production, CSC Program personnel) and external stakeholders (subcontractors and Canadian government representatives);
  • Support a culture of teamwork, pro-activeness, and enthusiasm within the Combat System team, and be a role model for professional behaviour.

About you

  • Degree in a discipline of engineering (Electronics, Communications, Electrical preferred) or equivalent experience and be a Professional Engineer or able to obtain the designation;
  • Post graduate qualifications in systems engineering or equivalent experience;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience;
  • Engineering on large and complex defense engineering projects;
  • Coordination with multiple complex organizations;
  • Extensive knowledge on the design, integration, installation and test of External Communication Systems;
  • Knowledge of complex systems integration;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Understanding of Combat System Architecture;
  • Experience in engineering for Naval platforms is preferred;
  • Understanding of ship construction is preferred;
  • Experience working in design, production and or test on a ship construction program is preferred.


  • Vacancy number: PUB189496
  • Location: Canada
  • Market: Infrastructure
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Building & Construction
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Monday, January 21, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Marieke Bravo

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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