We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Performance Simulation 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:
In preparation for the commissioning phase (CP) that aims to validate the instruments and products, a HW and SW infrastructure has to be established to assess and simulate the optical and the topographic instruments. This infrastructure will consist of instrument simulators (SPS) and prototype Ground Segment processors (GPP), provided through the Industrial consortium, plus additional tools necessary to perform commissioning tasks (for geo-location, co-registration, storage of products, etc.), which need to be identified and made available by the Agency. As well as the HW&SW infrastructure; test procedures shall be developed to prepare the activities defined to be executed during the CP. This shall include means to react in a flexible way to contingencies. Preparation of scenarios, rehearsal and re-planning of activities are foreseen as well.
In particular the tasks include:
Operate and control the instrument simulators and data processors HW & SW infrastructure, including task preparation in the perspective of rehearsals/commissioning activities
Generation of instruments simulated Packets using instrument simulators (SPS)
Generation of Optical and Topography products using processors (GPP)
Analysis of results (on packet level) vis-a-vis a defined success criteria
Analysis of SW anomalies
Support the preparation and execution of the Ground System Validation (GSV)
Support to specifications of expected anomaly corrections and MMI improvements
Implement the nominal and contingency test procedures for the execution of the activities defined in the CP tasks
During CP, being responsible for the execution of the test procedures
Support the preparation and execution of the hand-over process between development and operations
Applicants should have:
PhD or MSc Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent
At least 4 years of previous relevant working experience in the field
Knowledge in Satellite environment, Ground System and remote sensing in general is required
First hand experience of:
Optical payload simulators and processors, such as ENVISAT/MERIS or SPOT (mandatory)
Topography payload, such as JASON, Cryosat (optional)
Candidates shall demonstrate good familiarity with computer programs such as MATLAB and other libraries
Familiarity with UML
In the field of System Management, knowledge of operation system Linux and Windows (mandatory), and Unix (optional)
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.
Fluency in the English language (spoken and written); knowledge of other languages is an asset.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU
LOCATION: Noordwijk, Netherlands
CLOSING DATE: 20th July 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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