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    Job Description
    TitleOn-Board Payload Data Processing Engineer
    Job codeRT-C/TEC-EDP/00413
    Job posted on05/12/2017
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typeAny
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    Requirements

    • Experience in defining payload data processing systems architectures.
    • Extensive knowledge in signal and image processing techniques and
    devices.
    • Extensive experience in procurement of spaceflight hardware units,
    sub-systems integration and testing in the space industry
    • Knowledge in spaceflight electronics design related to data acquisition,
    processing and storage functions, as well as constraints of the space
    environment.
    • Wide knowledge in communication networks principles, standards and
    their implementation
    • Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing
    support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with
    the line manager.

    Specific Tasks

    A diverse range of support tasks can be carried out by the contractor
    within the above domains, encompassing hardware, software and system
    aspects. These can be grouped within the following main headings:
    • Payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains, which can be
    further divided into
    o Data acquisition chain
    - ADC/ DAC interfaces
    - Sensor readout electronics
    - Analog signal conditioning
    o Data processing units
    - Concept, design and test of data processing units
    - Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors
    (e.g. DSP, GPU or uProcessor) and FPGAs based platforms
    - Trade-off analysis and verification of the performance in simulation and
    hardware
    o Instrument controller
    - Concept, design and test of payload computers
    - Knowledge of applied memory technologies
    o Mass Memory storage units
    - Concept, design and test of mass memories and the applied memory
    technologies
    - Knowledge of file based systems and the CFTP protocol
    - HW/ SW partitioning and corresponding trade-offs
    • High speed networks for data transmission and command & control
    o Experience with high speed serial link based systems and the testing of
    these interfaces
    o SpaceWire, SpaceFibre and related protocols
    o Protocols providing quality of service, reliability, determinism and FDIR
    o Ethernet based systems based on Powerlink, AFDX or similar is an
    asset
    • Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation
    techniques (e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW)
    • Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA
    space projects, mainly for (but not restricted to) the development and
    testing phases.
    • Experience in VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial
    reconfiguration techniques is an asset

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameRecruitment Team
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    Bratustraße 7, Darmstadt
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    not applicable
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emaill.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com;jobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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