ESA is looking for an Eagle-1 Optical/QKD System Engineer.
ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.
Knowledge of QKD concepts and their realisation via space borne optical payloads. Knowledge of optical communication technology
Experience in the design, development, testing and operation of optical on-board payloads and ground terminals
Experience with industrial procurement, design, development and verification processes
Multi-disciplinary and comprehensive knowledge of & experience with space system design, development, verification/testing, launch and in-orbit validation
Knowledge of & experience with PA standards and their application in space projects
Complex project risk management processes
A Master’s degree in an engineering or scientific discipline is required.
You should also have:
Direct experience of working with a commercial telecommunications prime contractor and/or operator will be a distinct advantage. Experience with ESA’s Partnership Projects would be an asset.
You should demonstrate proven technical capabilities in optical payload engineering and the capacity to apply analytical and sound judgment to resolve problems pragmatically.
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The closing date for applications is 01 September 2021.
At the Agency we value diversity and we welcome people with disabilities. Whenever possible, we seek to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing the necessary support at the workplace. The Human Resources Department can also provide assistance during the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss this further please contact us at email@example.com.
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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