Position – Datalink Expert

Publication date: 9 December 2019

For one of our main clients, we are looking for a Datalink Expert who will be responsible for:  

  • Technical assessment of performance problems in the provision of Air/Ground Data Link services in Europe (ATN service and VHF Digital link Mode 2 services)
  • Coordination of the resolution of performance problems with involved stakeholders (Air Navigation Service providers, ARINC, SITA, ENAV, Airlines, Avionics manufacturers, Airframe manufacturers)
  • Represent our client at international data link related meetings
  • Contribute to the evolution of data link standards

The position will be based in Brussels and requires travelling (from 10 to 20 %)

Required Qualifications and Skills


  • University degree or equivalent preferably in Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Aviation.
  • ITIL Foundation is a plus.


  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Aeronautical data link industry
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in commercial mobile or aviation communication systems architecture and interface definition
  • Specialisation and/or training in aviation mobile communications, wireless communication networks, wireless communication network architectures and interfaces
  • Proven experience in multi-country, multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural organisations or projects.
  • Performance assessment of wireless communication networks in general and for aviation in particular, simulation scenario definition, simulation analysis, network performance analysis (theoretical and based on measurements)
  • Understanding of the ATC data link technologies (wireless communications,
  • Understanding of EUROCAE and ICAO standardisation activities would be a plus
  • Good knowledge on wireless communication system architectures and interfaces in general and for aviation in particular

Valuable Knowledge

  • Fluency in English, other language will be a plus
  • Understanding of spectrum aspects and frequency interference of mobile communications is a plus
  • ACARS air-ground based communications protocols and aircraft avionics
  • Knowledge of ground-ground based communications protocols such as IP

Personal Skills

  • Analytical skills: ability to build and structure an analysis, manage trending, detect patterns
  • Ability to learn fast and understand complex technologies, environment and services
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, good reporting and presentations skills,
  • Problem Solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent team player, ¬†autonomy and ability to work with remote teams
  • Customer Focus
  • Ability to represent our client in front of customers and senior level audience

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation according to background
  • Teleworking 2-3 days per week depending of client needs
  • We are open to help you in relocation if needed
  • Start: 1st quarter 2020
  • You will join a highly specialized company in aviation industry, so you will be part of a very interesting technical project. We have always projects where to develop your career. Our people is our asset, and we aim to grow together.

I want to apply!

In case you are interested in this position, please send us a resume* in English by email at the address susana.meurice@obizco.com

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