Director of Engineering
ITS Electronics
Vaughan, ON
ITS Electronics, a leading provider of Satellite Communication (Satcom) equipment is looking for a Director of Engineering. This Director must have a proven track record of managing diverse multidiscipline engineering teams from microwave/RF to electrical and mechanical to software design and implementation. The Director should be well versed in the latest technologies and in the transitioning of development programs to manufacturing. ITS Electronics provides Frequency Converters, (BUC and BDC) High Power Amplifiers (HPA), Transceivers, and Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) for both commercial and military use. This Engineering position will manage the development of ITS Electronics Satcom equipment and system solutions for both ground based and airborne platforms. In addition this Director will also manage the development of specifications for RF hardware and software systems based on customer requirements including the evaluation and selection of vendors and partners.
This individual must have a good understanding of engineering involved in development of products for:
Earth Station Equipment
In-Flight Entertainment
Mobile Satcom
Satellite equipment
Satcom on the move

Individual responsibilities include the following:
Manage multidiscipline engineering team to meet the technical and schedule requirements on programs
Development and oversight of the entire budget for the engineering department
Evaluation of customer and operational needs to define system performance requirements
Manage the engineering teams development of system-level architectures and the decomposition into system and hardware and software lower level requirements
Manage the implementation of new or enhanced RF equipment and systems for satellite earth stations and gateways, Satellite In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) systems and satellite communication on the move systems
Manage the introduction of new products and technologies to both new and existing customers
Provide feedback to management on customers needs/concerns, products and competitors
Effectively communicate with all areas of the company, including sales and marketing to define implementation of customer requirements, finance to meet cost goals
Following are the minimum qualification for this individual

Must live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada region
Bachelor’s degree, master’s degree in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience
Technical Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of eight (8) years experience in the Satcom and/or terrestrial or wireless telecom equipment development
Background in RF/microwave design and/or program management is desirable
At least 10 years of experience managing diverse multidiscipline engineering teams in the satellite communications field on commercial and government programs
Must have knowledge of aviation standards and certifications including but not limited to ARINC, DO160, DO254, and FAA certifications.
Customer focused orientation with excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills and the ability to present company proposed solutions, products and services to customers, partners and vendors
Knowledge of competing satcom companies capabilities and markets
Computer competent with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Power Point and Excel
Practical problem solving and strategic thinking skills, critical thinker, and self-starter
Superior communications skills with all levels of employees and both internal and external customers-including presentations, negotiations, and written reports with orientation to meet company’s financial goals
This position reports to the President and CEO of the company. Compensation for this position is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Interested, qualified Applicants may send their resume in confidence to the Human Resources Department by:
fax: +1 (905) 660-0406
e-mail: or

mail to:
ITS Electronics Inc.
3280 Langstaff Road Unit B
Vaughan, ON, Canada, L4K 5B6
ITS Electronics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.