RF Payloads Microwave Engineer

We are looking to further enhance our team by adding an

RF Payloads Microwave Engineer

You will be based at our client’s premises in Noordwijk, Netherlands. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.

Your Tasks Include:

The general responsibilities of the engineer will be as follows:

  • Contribute to internal R&D activities for the design, modelling, architectural trade-off and performance assessment of advances RF payloads and instruments in the domain of telecommunications (Emphasis on payloads based on active antennas) and earth observation (Synthetic Aperture Radars, Altimeters, Scatterometers, Radiometers)
  • Perform technical management of R&D activities with industry in the field of advanced payload concepts and sub-systems/equipment development
  • Provide RF payload technical support to projects and programmes
  • Contribute to the generation and promotion of innovative ideas in the field of RF payloads for telecommunications and earth observation, including the definition of ESA R&D programmes
  • Define technical requirements and statements of work for the tasks of R&D activities to be performed by industry, from early conceptual studies to full hardware development
  • Contribute to the development/usage of section related laboratory facilities and analysis/simulation tools
  • Maintain state-of-the-art expertise by monitoring the space and ground system and technological trends and applying them in the day-to-day tasks

                 

Your Profile:

The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and experience:

  • PhD or Masters’ Degree in Telecommunications, Microwave or RF Electronics Engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Good background and several years of working experience on design, development and testing of Radio Frequency payloads and instruments for space applications in the domain of telecommunications and remote sensing
  • Very good knowledge of analog and digital signal processing
  • Very good knowledge of software and simulation tools and programming (Matlab/Simulink, ADS/VSS, C/C++, Python)
  • Promoting cooperation and team-working, problem solving
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset

Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

 

REFERENCE: RT-C-TEC-EFP-00505

LOCATION: Noordwijk, Netherlands

CONTACT: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

CLOSING DATE: 25th February 2019

MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.

 

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