Antenna Engineer – ESA/ESTEC

Antenna Engineer – ESA/ESTEC

€ Industry leading base salary, 3% pension, full healthcare, relocation, training budget, bonus options.


You will be based on our client’s site at the European Space Agency’s ESTEC location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. In this large European Agency, you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities with the opportunity to gain exposure to various projects and missions at the heart of European space research and development.

Responsibilities and role

  • Providing expert technical support and consultancy to ESA projects, programmes and general studies in the field of space antenna systems, submillimeter wave instruments and associated technologies throughout all project phases;
  • Participating in project reviews and performing “in-house” design and trade-offs to support project-specific technology developments;
  • Identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution;
  • Antenna measurement laboratory activities as required;
  • Defining, initiating and monitoring R&D activities covering both long and short-term needs;
  • Monitoring applicable scientif and technological trands and maintaining state-of-the-art expertise;


  • Industrial experience in antennas, architectures and technologies as applied to space is a major asset.

The recruitment process will consist of an initial telephone discussion and/or a video call followed by presentation of your candidature to ESA. If selected for interview, a face to face on-site technical assessment will be conducted by ESA with the result being either a go or no go. If successful the starting date will be defined depending to the candidate notice period

If you meet the criteria and wish to propel your career please send your current CV and motivation letter to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  citing the name of the position

CLOSING DATE: 21th September 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. MOLTEK is now part of the CS Systems Group

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