ESA is looking for a Ground and User Segment Engineer.
ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.
Ground & User Segment Engineer in the Commercial User Segment and Navigation System Validation Section, Radio Frequency Systems Division, Electrical Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality.
The Commercial User Segment and Navigation System Validation Section provides functional support to ESA projects. The Section covers the design, development and testing of pre-commercial and commercial ground (user/infrastructure) equipment. It provides support to the implementation and testing of satellite navigation, telecom and Earth observation systems falling within the terms of reference of the Division, and is responsible for the development of dedicated test facilities. The Section supports both institutional and commercial programmes and relies on ad-hoc support from specialists from other sections in the Directorate.
General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position
Understanding of related technologies, R&D trends and the industrial landscape including technology roadmap definition
Spacecraft systems knowledge
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 telecommunications, navigation, computer science or aerospace for this specific post is required.
Concerning the ground and user segments of satellite navigation, telecom and Earth observation systems, you need to show:
It is considered an asset if you have expertise and several years’ professional experience in some of the following topics:
You must be eligible for security clearance from your national security administration.
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The closing date for applications is 16 July 2021.
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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, Lithuania 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
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