RF Laboratory Support Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [1370-3]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a RF Laboratory Support Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC). The successful candidate would be providing technical support to maintenance, evaluative maintenance and operations of the RF System Division laboratories.


  • Technical support to maintenance, evaluative maintenance and operations of the RF System Division laboratories
  • Assist with the integration, configuration and running of test equipment and/or test set-ups employed in evaluating the performance of RF subsystems or instruments for space application
  • General laboratory support such as, scheduled maintenance, replacement of consumables, and design of mechanical housings and test jigs for RF circuits. Development of control software (using Labview/VEE) for automated monitoring and control of test beds or instruments.
  • Organisation and maintenance of laboratory library, which includes documentation operating manuals, test reports and general documentation.
  • Operation, maintenance and calibration of the laboratory equipment and test facilities.
  • Maintain up to date divisional equipment inventory list, which involves using of dedicated software for tractability and control of inventory including lent out equipment.
  • Support to the analysis, development and testing of technologies and solutions (algorithms, simulation tools, testbed) in RF fields -in particular GNSS critical applications, PVT assurance and cyber security.


  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong background in RF systems
  • Experience in maintenance and calibration of general RF laboratory test equipment and instrumentation is highly desirable.
  • Good experience with various industry-standard CAD tools, and generic software tools.
  • Good knowledge of LabView and some knowledge of Linux operating system is a distinct advantage.
  • Eligible and willing to obtain a personal security clearance under EU regulations
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset



Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than 8th July to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com




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