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SAR Performance Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [B154]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type
Permanent
Education
DoctorateMaster
Deadline
Closed

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a SAR Performance Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC).

Responsibilities

You will work within the Copernicus Sentinel-1 Project team and will report to the Sentinel-1 Payload Manager. You will be in charge of monitoring the status of the SAR performance of the different Sentinel-1 spacecraft, in terms of prediction, assessment, analysis and computation.

The responsibilities include in particular:

  • Supporting the industrial activities concerning the prediction, assessment, analysis and computation of the end-to-end SAR performance
  • Supporting the flow-down of the end-to-end SAR performance requirements onto the Payload instrument and subsystems specification, and, in close cooperation with the Spacecraft team, the Spacecraft related subsystems specification
  • Monitoring in close cooperation with the Payload team, the overall Payload instrument characterisation definition, and supporting the monitoring of the subsystem and component characterisation as required
  • Monitoring the operation of the instrument simulator, ensuring that the performance is appropriate to fulfil the SAR instrument verification as required, and support any additional definition, development and verification
  • Supporting the Payload team, in his/her area of expertise, on the definition of the Payload Assembly, Integration, Characterisation, Calibration and Verification approach
  • Reviewing the project documentation as produced throughout the project lifetime in the area of instrument performance

Profile

  • Master’s or equivalent in Radar or Electromagnetics Engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of SAR theory and performance parameter definitions.
  • Familiarity with SAR performance analysis tools and data processing techniques is desirable
  • Practical experience in the field of Synthetic Aperture Radar Techniques and Performance computation
  • Experience relevant to the task description
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset

Contact:

Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than September 20, 2021 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com

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