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Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:31:35 +0000
If all goes as currently planned, sometime in 2022 a rocket will lift off carrying a payload that at first glance will look familiar. This payload, though, won’t be destined for geostationary orbit. Instead, the spacecraft will head to cislunar space.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:40:01 +0000
Faced with growing competition from startups entering the field, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is looking to reduce costs on its existing Pegasus and Minotaur rockets.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:10:09 +0000
With Congress set to approve a Federal Aviation Administration bill with some commercial space provisions, those in the industry are hoping for action on other bills before the end of this year.
Sat, 22 Sep 2018 00:22:48 +0000
It is evident we need to examine how to build a robust space economy and infrastructure, one built to accommodate future growth.
Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:37:57 +0000
NASA is planning two alternative reviews of an airborne observatory amid conflicting congressional views on whether the program will be eligible for the next senior review of astrophysics missions.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:58:10 +0000
One thing a highball estimate does accomplish is “shift the debate to how expensive this is going to be."
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:06:46 +0000
NOAA awarded more than $8 million in contracts this week to three companies in the second round of a commercial satellite weather data pilot program.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:00:48 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace signed a contract with the Korean Aerospace Research Institute for a Vega C mission Sept. 20, growing the rocket’s backlog to five as its debut launch nears.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 18:19:43 +0000
Whoever signs up for one of two certification flights for the Omega rocket, will get a ride “at a reduced rate."
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:45:58 +0000
"It doesn't necessarily mean buying a company. It could be buying a product line. It could be buying a portion of a business that fits with us. We want to make sure that it's strategic."
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:51:28 +0000
Bezos: At a time of increasing global competition, “You have to be able to go to space more frequently, with less lead time."
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 23:32:28 +0000
Kleos Space, a company developing a constellation of satellites for radiofrequency geolocation work, will launch its first satellites in 2019 with Rocket Lab under a deal announced Sept. 19.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 20:27:57 +0000
A Georgia county seeking to develop a spaceport has attracted a small launch vehicle company to set up operations and, hopefully, launch from there.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:28:56 +0000
Shanahan on space reorganization: “We’re going to find the best way. There will be some hammering and arm wrestling. "
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:12:29 +0000
Gen. Jay Raymond: “There’s an explosion of things happening in the commercial industry. We want to capitalize on that."
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:17:39 +0000
Boeing and SpaceX, who have been struggling to meet safety thresholds established by NASA for commercial crew vehicles, now believe their vehicles can meet those requirements as they prepare for test flights scheduled in the next several months.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 03:39:09 +0000
Orbital Insight, a Silicon Valley geospatial analytics company, announced the purchase Sept. 18 of FeatureX, a Boston-based artificial intelligence firm specializing in computer vision for satellite imagery. The terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:11:48 +0000
Wilson suggested her proposal is only the opening salvo. “I expect there will be a lot of discussion about how to implement the president’s vision.”
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:14:02 +0000
Melanie Stricklan, Slingshot Aerospace: “We see a big need for SSA solutions, not just in the military but also in academia and in satellite owners and operators."
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:01:02 +0000
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson’s Space Force proposal dropped on the first day of the Air Force Association’s Air Space Cyber symposium, and it took the community by storm.
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    TitleCommunications System Engineer - SDR & Digital Payload Specialist (w/m)
    Job codeKLEO-2018/05
    Job posted on14/09/2018
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    KLEO Connect GmbH is a startup looking to provide global satellite data communications services.  The group is currently working with international partners to design a mega-constellation of small LEO satellites and cutting-edge user terminals and ground infrastructure. The system will deliver connectivity solutions with levels of performance, service and resilience that have been previously unmatched in the industry. 

    KLEO has a growing team with offices in Berlin and Munich. We are looking to supplement our very talented team in Berlin with a

    Communications System Engineer (w/m)
    (SDR and Digital Payload Specialist)


    The Communications Systems Engineer will hold a technical role within KLEO, based in the Berlin office, and involved primarily in advanced communications systems architecting and design. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the company’s activities for space-based communications payload system definition, and coordinate with our manufacturer on all R&D efforts. They will actively interface between Engineering and Business Development teams and international technical partners to ensure that the system design fulfills the company’s service delivery objectives respectively.


    Main Responsibilities 

    - Lead the development of requirements and specifications for SDR and Digital payload systems

    - Drive communication system interface definition for space and ground systems

    - Manage working groups, consisting of internal and external partners, to establish the baseline standards in signal protocols and networking approaches

    - Support communication payload system reviews

    - Support customer-driven systems trades analysis and execution of change management activities

    - Simulation of digital payload for on-ground HIL testing of networking and routing schemes

    - Design and implementation of control systems, operational software, and toolkits to monitor and enhance operational efficiency

    - Provide technical consultancy services to Business Development to support sales, pre-sales, and application development

    - Breakdown SDR and Digital Payload projects into tasks that can be supported by junior communication engineers

    - Mentor junior communication engineers in advanced antenna systems to provide added redundancy for team expertise

    - Use of advanced operational engineering tools within satellite and communications systems, including RF and digital communications 

    - Maintain awareness of technology trends and assist in the development of new products and services and be able to outline their architectural implementation and support trials


    Skills and Qualifications 

    - Require advanced degree in a related field (i.e. Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering)

    - Minimum 5 years of experience in satellite communications systems engineering with specific knowledge in digital payload engineering and SDRs

    - Practical knowledge and experience in communications and networking standards and protocols;

    - Practical knowledge of systems engineering and manufacturing practices 

    - Confidence in working directly with potential customers, suppliers and subcontractors

    - Experience developing systems documentation, requirements, test plans and procedures, and operational procedures

    - Ability to work independently and effectively, co-coordinating tasks and responsibilities

    - Strong analytical and excellent organizational skills

    - Excellent communications and inter-personal skills (written and verbal)

    - Fluency in English, other languages (particularly German and Chinese) considered an asset

    - Willingness to travel overseas 

    Desirable skills

    - Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite systems 

    - Business awareness and acumen

    - Solid programming/software engineering skills with good knowledge of MATLAB, Visual Basic, python and Java programming environments


    Our offer

    - Challenging job with a high degree of responsibility and creativity

    - Productive start-up work environment with flat hierarchies and flexible working hours

    - Attractive salary related to skills and experience, and a permanent position

    - Modern work environment 


    If you are interested in joining our team and being a part of innovating our incredible systems and services, please send us your full application with a cover letter specifically indicating your areas of interest.

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    CompanyKLEO Connect GmbH
    Contact nameHR Department
    AddressAm Buchenhang 3

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