Technical Project Lead

At Solacom (a subsidiary of Comtech Telecommunications Corp.), public safety
communications management is not a sideline, it’s our single focus. Our user-centric,
multimedia 9-1-1 call handling and management solutions are built on more than 30 years
of research and innovation in the application of advanced hardware and software
technologies for public safety. Today, our 9-1-1 solutions support thousands of agencies
affecting millions of lives annually. From dense urban environments to state, provincial,
and national deployments, our solutions are trusted to streamline 9-1-1 call handling and
management processes and enable more efficient collection of critical information in
emergency situations.

We thrive on pushing the technology envelope to create leading-edge solutions for
customers around the world. It’s demanding and challenging, but it is also very rewarding
– and we think it helps make Solacom a workplace of choice in the Ottawa-Gatineau high-technology sector.

The Technical Project Lead will be responsible for consultative design support and final
solution design on Solacom proposed solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

Compile and translate technical requirements into customized solutions using
industry standard practices that are comprehensive and address the customer’s
needs.

Duties / Deliverables:

  • Able to assess and define customer requirements
  • Able to validate Telecom & Network solutions
  • Develop competitive solutions in compliance with customer functional and
    operational requirements.
  • Manages technical changes within organization
  • Acts as technical point of contact for company/customer communication,
    participates in regular customer teleconferences and prepares outgoing
    correspondence
  • In coordination with Project Management, Operations and/or Product
    Management R&D, negotiates and reviews design amendments
  • Works with suppliers of third-party products to adequately define and scope third
    party efforts and identify appropriate products to be used in the engineering
    solution meeting customer requirements.
  • Defines network and system engineering elements
  • Drafts and customizes internal and external technical reports to support the
    customer designs.
  • Able to integrate into an existing team and become a functional contributor to the
    team; a team player
  • Maintains industry knowledge on technologies and practices
  • Lead internal cross-functional team to obtain required approvals required to
    complete designs as it may relate to technical aspects of new proposals.
  • Ability to lead workflow / call flow discussions

Skills/Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years engineering/system design experience dealing with similar
    technology
  • Minimum of 5 years integration of telecommunications systems, including field
    intervention
  • Minimum of 5 years IP, telecom or related experience
  • Must have demonstrated success and experience with networking and telecom
    technology
  • Broad knowledge of Public Safety communication products, solutions and systems
    is an asset
  • Experience with protocols, standards and technologies such as SIP, RTP, TCP/IP,
    and UDP; HTML and XML; SNMP; LAN/WAN and VPN.
  • Proficient in the use in the Microsoft Suite including MS Visio
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to lead customer facing discussion and to travel

If you believe you can contribute to the success of Solacom and have a strong track
record of performance in the field of information technology, we invite you to submit your
resume by mail or email as we offer a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits.
Comtech Solacom Technologies Inc.

80 Jean-Proulx
Gatineau, Québec
Canada J8Z 1W1
Email: viengdala.thirakoune@comtechtel.com

Comtech Solacom Technologies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest
and time in applying for our open positions; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.