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Telesat was selected as a National Capital Region’s Top Employer for 2024!

We’re hiring brilliant, inspired people to help us bring transformational connectivity to every point on Earth.

Our Purpose

At Telesat, we deliver critical satellite connectivity solutions that tackle today’s most complex communications challenges.

We bring innovative solutions to market that expand the reach of transformational technologies and connect the unconnected.

We leverage 50 years of technical expertise, world-class talent and strategic commercial partnerships to engineer and operate advanced, robust network architectures.

We deliver satellite communications and consulting services, tailored to the needs of businesses and communities around the world, designed to accelerate connectivity.

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Our Core Values


We work openly, responsively and collaboratively with our customers to shape their offerings, expand addressable markets and facilitate growth.


We didn’t just arrive on the scene. We’re a “54-year-old start-up” that’s been leading and disrupting communications for decades, from our world-class GEO satellite fleet to our revolutionary, soon-to-be-launched Telesat Lightspeed™ network.


Our legacy of industry-leading engineering excellence and technical expertise allows us to design creative, flexible and robust satellite network architectures.

We’re… GLOBAL.

We combine global coverage and scale with on-the-ground, local expertise and deep market knowledge to tailor the right solutions for customers — anywhere.


With Telesat Lightspeed, we’re taking on one of the most ambitious communications challenges in history while continuing to anticipate the needs of our customers today.

Join our team

If you share our collaborative, customer-centric values and want to help us transform global connectivity, view our openings and apply to join our team!

Life at Telesat

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Meaningful work

Our employees are passionately innovating to eliminate the digital divide, improve the reach of 5G networks, and enable data connectivity anywhere on the planet.

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All inclusive

Our culture celebrates diversity and supports the differences that make each of us unique.

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Openness, honesty and integrity are key attributes we embrace in our culture and working relationships internally, and with our customers.

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From the design of our office spaces to the technology tools we deploy, we create collaborative spaces to foster teamwork, creativity and innovation.

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Our employees come together to support regional and global causes through volunteerism, team biking, run/walk events, and food drives to give back to our local communities where we live and work.

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Telesat employees mentor and participate in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) initiates through partnership with local schools and organizations.

Comprehensive Benefits

Telesat employees enjoy a wide range of benefits including, but not limited to:


Highly competitive salaries with performance-based compensation and annual bonuses

Health & Wellness

Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance  coverage for you and your family along with parental and family leave benefits

Time to Unwind

Generous paid time off, holidays and flex days

Extra Perks

Employee discount programs, social outings, holiday gatherings and team-building events

Building for the Future

Retirement and pension plans with company matching of employee contributions

Early Career

We’re looking for inspired, talented individuals to apply their knowledge and perspective to challenging work that will shape the satellite industry and connect the world. View our entry level openings and begin your career at Telesat.

Build skills and gain valuable experience through our co-op and internship programs. Telesat’s internship programs are an opportunity to learn from the best as you develop skills to launch your career. View open co-op positions.

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