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    Job Description
    TitleCFI Instruments Engineer
    Job codeE-ENG-01-27
    Job posted on24/11/2016
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    * Specific Tasks

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    The post-holder will be responsible for all technical aspects of a set of instruments provided by EUMETSAT to the Programme and will work in close cooperation with the Instrument Engineer inside the System and Instruments Section.
    The Instrument set included both optical and microwave instruments. Duties ranges from supervise instrument integration and test activities, on-ground calibration, analysis of instrument performance, support to launch campaign and in-orbit verification activities.

    In particular the tasks include:
    • Assessment of instrument functional and performance tests at instrument, payload module and satellite level.
    • Support to instrument integration and tests, taking care of harmonization with the Project schedule.
    • Follow-up of instrument related NCRs and related investigations.
    • Coordinating instrument specialists support as necessary for the AIT and reviews
    • Monitoring of the execution of instrument calibration including DRBs and handover meetings.
    • Support to instrument in-orbit verification and commissioning activities simulations.
    • Keeping a correct instrument configuration control by maintaining the relevant contractual technical documentation (ICD, CRMs etc…).
    • Providing technical support in the evaluation of Contractual Change Notices.
    • Support to the launch campaign preparation and execution.
    • Interfacing and coordinating with procurement agency.
    • Participating to project reviews, coordinating Instrument related aspects.
    • Providing backup support for other instruments on occasional basis.
    In the execution of the duties the post-holder will be supported by specialist engineers from the Technical Directorate and from the Project programme AIT and PA.

    *Specific Competence Requirements

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    • Applicants shall have a university degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering field, as well as experience in development and AIV of space instruments either optical or microwave, including associated data processing.
    • The applicant should have a good knowledge of ESA’s and/or space procedures and organization.
    • The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability in:
    o Work in team.
    o Strong background in technical analysis and troubleshooting.
    o Good communication skills.
    o Understanding the importance of foresting a climate of cooperation with counterparts outside ESA and colleagues within the organization.
    • The incumbent should be willing to travel inside and outside Europe

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameLjiljana Petkov
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emaill.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com;jobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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