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Satellite fleet operator SES, the industry partner whose support Intelsat and Intel need the most for their proposal to open C-band the U.S. has designated for satellites to 5G wireless networks hungry for more spectrum, is willing to go along with the plan, but with one major caveat: not the whole band. SpaceNews.com
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The president of SpaceX said she expects the company would receive additional funding from the U.S. government to support the development of its large reusable launch system. SpaceNews.com
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An agreement announced Nov. 15 brings together a space company looking to grow its capabilities with a government seeking to expand its presence in the space industry. SpaceNews.com
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As the U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s closes its window Nov. 15 for comments on how to better allocate mid-band spectrum, Intelsat says its proposal to clear customers from portions of the satellite industry’s prized C-band in certain parts of the United States has been misconstrued by its detractors. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitleTechnology R&D Engineer
    Job codeRT-C/TEC-T/00368
    Job posted on22/02/2017 (modified on 27/02/2017)
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    Location: On-Site ESTEC, Noordwijk (NL)

    Specific Tasks

    The R&D Technology Engineer will support the Management and Implementation of the GSTP & TRP Programmes by carrying out the following main tasks:

    •    Evaluation  of  proposals  for  technology  R&D  activities  on  their technical merit, consistency and defined priorities.

    •    Preparation of the planning of the Technology  programmes and of in-flight  demonstration  opportunities  in  close  collaboration  with representatives from technical support and programme departments.

    •    Monitoring  of  the  implementation  of  the  programmes  and  of activities, as appropriate, and provision of management information

    as required. This also to pursue consistency with the Technology

    End-to-End process and procedures.

     

    •    Monitoring       of       the       consistency       of       the       various Programmes/Initiatives  with  respect  to  other  on-going  technology programmes and defined industrial policy objectives.

    •    Follow-up and monitoring the conduction of concerted technology actions, mainly linked to the Technology programmes.

    •    Evaluation  of  the  results  and  preparation  of  periodic  overview publications.

    •    Operation  of  the  associated  management  information  tools  and system databases.

    Requirements 

      •    A  University  degree  (MSc))  from  a  recognised  Institution  of secondary        studies   or   equivalent   qualification   in   Engineering (preferably space related), Business Administration or Economics.

    •    Familiarity  and  experience  in  the  R&D  area  and  technology development  processes,  in  particular  in  the  space  sector,  is  a distinctive advantage.

    •    Knowledge  of  Programme/Project  management  and  controlling methods and tools.

    •    Autonomy, authority and ability to interface with ESA staff  at all levels.

    •    Demonstrated    ability    to    analyse    and    synthesise    complex information.

    •    Good verbal and written communications.

    •    Rigor, commitment and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks.

    •    Proactive attitude to solving problems, identify priority actions and to handle high workload.

    •    Familiarity with modern electronics office automation tools (e.g. Microsoft Office suite)..

    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
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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