Kanata, Ontario

Consultant – Radio HW Product Integrator

Consultant – Radio HW Product Integrator

Full-time, Ottawa



Created 30 years ago and based in more than 25 countries, ALTEN has established itself as a world leader in Engineering and Technology Consulting with 34000 employees in the world.

We are right at our customer´s side facing up to the challenges of the future, developing pioneering and innovative solutions of outstanding quality together in the life sciences, telecommunications, and aerospace industry.


Project and opportunity

We are currently seeking to fill a Radio Design Integration Developer position within our Radio HW Product Integration team. Our client is responsible for hardware development of wireless base station equipment. We are developing state of the art, multi-standard radio and digital hardware for cellular LTE, W-CDMA (UMTS), GSM and 5G applications. Our base station products are deployed by worldwide leading mobile operators.

You will:

  • analyze new product design and its performance requirements
  • define scope of radio integration and plan radio integration activities
  • identify new equipment and software required to perform integration activities
  • prepare lab environment including both HW (test equipment) and software components
  • define test coverage required for integration and describe how it will be performed
  • connect low power TX and RX, Power Amplifier and Filter Unit prototype into a radio unit and integrate radio unit HW and SW
  • implement test and validation methods for efficient integration coverage
  • develop all necessary calibration and performance optimization procedures
  • define robustness and stress test required for new product
  • perform required validation and test of radio product
  • analyze result and take appropriate action to drive necessary radio software updates, perform error detection or report error to meaningful hardware or software design units
  • perform statistical analysis of measurement data to estimate expected parameter margins and yield
  • produce documentation as per radio design and integration processes
  • perform troubleshooting and customer support
  • drive continuous improvements of processes and product quality

To be successful in the role, you must have:

  • BSc level in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field
  • Knowledge of RF hardware and system design
  • Greater than 2 years’ experience in industry
  • Proven understanding of applicable wireless technologies (e.g. GSM, UMTS, WCDMA, LTE) and industry standards (e.g. 3GPP)
  • Proven experience with basic lab equipment including spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, multimeters and power supplies
  • Ability to multitask across various subject areas and tasks
  • Energy and drive to thrive in a dynamic product development environment
  • Preferred course specialization in: Wireless, RF/microwave, communication systems
  • Excellent English skills, both written and spoken
  • Microsoft Windows/Office & Linux skills
  • Matlab, simulation tools skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain scripts and software in one or more of these languages: Agilent VEE, LabVIEW, C#
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills