We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Microwave Instrument System 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 duties of the Contractor are performed in liaison with a team of microwave instrument system engineers. They include:
Development / acquisition, validation and maintenance of performance assessment tools for various space-borne microwave instruments encompassing both active (radars) and passive (radiometers) instruments.
Translation of mission/observation requirements to instrument requirements; improvement and maintenance of data processing tools.
Performance Assessment of active and passive microwave instruments during the study phases (0, A) and during project implementation phases (B, C/D).
Participation in the preparation and monitoring of instrument system and technology predevelopment studies together with industry.
Applicants should have:
University (master) degree or equivalent qualification in electrical engineering or physics with background in microwave engineering or electromagnetics theory.
A good end-to-end instrument system understanding of microwave radar and/or radiometers.
First experience in instrument system and performance modeling as well as digital signal processing techniques.
General understanding of the modelling of wave interactions with the atmosphere and surface scattering.
Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule.
Practical experience relevant to the tasks described above is an asset.
Good familiarity with programming languages and computer programs such as Python, MatLAB, ADS, Excel, etc.
The candidate should have good inter-personal communication skills and high motivation to work in a multi-disciplinary and international environment with confidence and autonomy.
The working language is English. Fluency in this language is required.
REFERENCE: RT-C EOP-PM-00068
LOCATION: Noordwijk, Netherlands
CLOSING DATE: 17th February 2017
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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