ESA is looking for a Microwave Engineer.
This position forms part of ESA’s Advance Recruitment Scheme which is established to provide appropriate staffing resources when requirements materialise.
Appointments are therefore made for an initial duration of two years upon which you may be appointed to a permanent post at the Agency.
Microwave Engineer in the Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment and Technology Section, Radio Frequency Payloads and Technology Division, Electrical Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality.
The Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment and Technology Section provides engineering support to ESA projects and carries out technological research (R&D) in the fields of ground and space-borne RF equipment and its building blocks, RF active and passive technologies, Time and Frequency generation and distribution, RF testing and Instrumentation and related design and characterization tools.
You will report to the Head of Section and, within the technical fields described above, your main tasks and responsibilities will include:
Duties may also include supporting other activities within your field of competence.
General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position
Experience with the design, development and application of relevant tools and methods
Understanding of related technologies, R&D trends and the industrial landscape
Project support experience in a relevant domain
Experience with laboratory or field testing of relevant technical equipment
Experience in preparation of procurement activities for technology development and innovation (statements of work, proposal evaluation)
Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities, including participation in reviews
A Master’s degree in telecommunication, electronic or microwave engineering is required.
Experience in development of mm-wave/sub-mm wave Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) and/or frequency converters, design tools and test methods is required. Experience in development of receiver assemblies is considered an asset.
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The closing date for applications is 21 December 2020.
If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia and Slovenia.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is an equal opportunities employer that offers competitive salaries exempt from national income tax and excellent employment conditions, such as allowances for expatriates and relocation support.
For more information: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA is an international organisation with 22 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.
Learn more: http://www.esa.int/