ESA is looking for an On-Board Computer and Data Handling Systems 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.
You will report directly to the ERO System Engineering Team Leader and be responsible for the definition, implementation and procurement of the ERO spacecraft data handling subsystem as well as for the on-board software.
This responsibility specifically includes procurement of the platform software and will require managing any software and data handling interfaces with the NASA-provided CCRS and UHF Transceiver Payloads.
In particular, you will, within the programme guidelines and constraints as defined by the Project Leader:
In the execution of these tasks, you will interface directly with the relevant counterparts in the industrial teams and, within the ERO Project, directly with the Spacecraft Development Team, the System Engineering Team, the Product Assurance Team and the Project Control Team. You will moreover be responsible for identifying and coordinating the engineering support provided by D/TEC and D/OPS by:
Finally, you will participate in periodic meetings with the parent Section, contributing to the transfer of technical knowledge and lessons learned across the Agency.
General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position
Hands-on hardware experience
Experience in the development and verification of space hardware
Project support experience in a relevant domain
Spacecraft systems knowledge
Environmental testing for space hardware
Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities
A Master’s degree in electronics, electrical engineering, networks, telecommunications or a related field is required.
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The closing date for applications is 29 August 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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