Microwav/Mm-Wave Technology & Equipment Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [1463]

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

About this job

We are recruiting a Microwave Mm & Wave Technology & Equipment for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC).


  • Contribute to the design, development and performance evaluation of RF equipment and technologies applicable to space and ground segments
  • Provide expert technical support to ESA projects and programmes
  • Development of test beds and characterization of RF Equipment/Payloads, such as:
    • Time & frequency equipment e.g. clocks, oscillators, control units, frequency converters
    • RF active equipment e.g. high power amplifier, low noise amplifier, MMICs, Transmit/Receive modules
    • RF passive equipment e.g. filters, switches, ferrite devices
    • RF Payloads for GNSS, Telecom, EO or Science applications
    • Microwave and mm-wave test beds
    • Life- and TVAC test beds
  • Development of software (e.g. Lab View) for automated testing, control and monitoring of RF performance
  • Contribute to the generation of innovative ideas in the field of RF equipment and technologies and to the definition of ESA R&D programmes
  • Define technical requirements and statements of work for the tasks to be performed by industry from early conceptual studies to full hardware development
  • Contribute to the development/usage of section related laboratory facilities and analysis/simulation tools
  • Maintain state-of-the-art expertise by monitoring the technologicaltrends and applying them in the day-to-day tasks


  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunicationengineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Good background on development of RF equipment and technologies for space applications
  • Several years of experience in the field of testing of RF equipment and RF payloads for space applications
  • Project skills and management of R&D contracts
  • 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 2nd December 2020 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com



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