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    Job Description
    TitlePerformance Simulation Engineer
    Job codeATVY-877567
    Job posted on28/06/2017
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typeAny
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    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

     

    Your Profile:

     

    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)

    Development environments

     

    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

    REFERENCE: ATVY-877567

    LOCATION: Noordwijk, Netherlands

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    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.

    For more detailed information about MOLTEK go to:

    www.moltek.com

    Contact information
    CompanyMoltek Consultants Ltd
    Contact nameDavid Baynes
    AddressThe Business Centre
    Green Road
    Horsmonden
    United Kingdom
    TN12 8JS
    Phone+44(0)1892 725000
    Fax+44(0)1892 725001
    Emailrecruit@moltek.net
    Web Pagehttp://www.moltek.com/


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