Component Test Engineer

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [ANTU-202738]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Component Test Engineer to support the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality at the European Space Agency (ESA).


  • Provide support to the Space Component Evaluation and Radiation Effects Section by; preparing, participating, executing irradiation test campaigns for Total Ionising Dose (TID), Displacement Damage (DD) and Single Event Effect (SEE) radiation testing of EEE components
  • Provide expertise in the field of Discrete and Complex Digital and Mixed Signal Semiconductor components
  • Carry out functional and parametric electrical testing and analysis tasks, particularly concerning Discrete and Complex Semiconductor components
  • Perform test preparations including data sheet/specification analysis, determine and create the required test set-up in hardware (design and adaptation of test boards and jigs, and software incl. test pattern definition/generation for the test system(s) used
  • Plan and implement reliability tests (environmental, endurance, stress, ESD, etc.)
  • Perform selected tasks concerning the installation and upkeep of laboratory equipment and software. Undertake other physical analysis and test tasks as required
  • Contribute to the assessment of test methods, test flows, test programmes, test equipment and the planning of relevant laboratory investments


  • At least 4 years of relevant professional experience
  • A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline such as Electrical Engineering/Physics or related specialization
  • Good overall knowledge of semiconductor technologies in terms of process, production testing, component design, component types, component application and reliability
  • Practical experience in the use of laboratory equipment such as parameter analyzers, logic analyzers, data loggers, VLSI testers, writing and adapting test SW for SZ and similar test system
  • Knowledge of programming language (Labview, Python, C++,..)
  • Knowledge of radiation effects in electronic components is a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of English, additional knowledge of another ESA member state language is desirable
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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