Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.
Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.
Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe.
Full details on application.
Relocation assistance provided (if applicable).
The candidate shall provide service to the activities of ground segment developments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications. In doing this, the candidate shall support:
The follow up of the detailed design and development activities of Phase C/D of the future ground segments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications (mainly for supporting EPS SG activities);
Engineering activities of Phase B of future ground segments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications;
The maintenance and evolution in phase E to the other programmes within EUMETSAT (MSG, EPS, Jason,) in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations.
The candidate shall provide service to a multi-disciplinary system engineering team. The SEP Ground Stations Engineering Team Leader will be the primary technical point of contact.
In the performance of these tasks, the candidate shall apply the relevant organisational and programmatic quality management procedures as well as the relevant ground stations system engineering standards.
The candidate shall have a university degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to the job profile together with the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks. He/she shall have, as a pre-requisite, a demonstrated experience in a similar function for at least 5 years. This experience shall include in particular:
Ground stations system and subsystem design and development for TT &C;
Ground stations system and subsystem design and development for mission specific and/or satellite communications ground stations;
TT &C baseband equipment and SLE compliant implementations;
Technical background in the specification and V &V of ground stations and large antennas and tracking systems for GEO and LEO satellites;
Knowledge of modulation/demodulation schemes applied by Ground to Space ICD for TT&C and payload data transmission (e.g. ECSS and CCSDS Standards).
In addition, the knowledge and experience of the following processes/areas is considered as an asset:
Competence and experience in the engineering processes for managing requirements from the definition phase through the traceability, verification, validation and maintenance stages using formal methods and tools (e.g. DOORs);
Design and requirements engineering of large and complex Earth Observation related ground stations ;
Usage of High Data Rate Demodulators;
System experience with Link budget analysis and tools in S, X and Ka Band.
Standard RF and microwave tools and S/W package for generation of signal processing related simulations and/or semi-automated measurement procedures.
The candidate shall be in possession of sound organisational and interpersonal skills to conduct the responsibilities described above autonomously and without supervision, exhibiting good oral and written communications skills, analytical capabilities, and motivation.
The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the candidate must be able to work effectively in this language.
Please note that the closing date for applciations is on 25/09/2017.
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About the company
Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 60,000 employees worldwide.
Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest on-site service provider with ca. 300 staff.
What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.
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