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    Job Description
    TitleSpace Segment Engineer
    Job code[SCJ 3178]
    Job posted on11/10/2018 (modified on 27/02/2019)
    LocationHarwell
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    Summary

    An opportunity for an experienced Space Segment Engineer to provide support to current and future projects.

     

    Objective

    To support the management of space segment (platform and payload) technology and product development activities for satellite communication applications.

     

    Responsibilities / Duties

    Duties will include but are not limited to:

    Initiate, in collaboration relevant Departments, activities related to space segment technology and product development for telecommunication satellites.

    Establish and control relevant requirements, specifications and general documentation.

    Negotiate, monitor and control contracts and activities related to space segment technology and product development.

    Provide inputs to status reports for ARTES activities.

    Contribute to the identification and definition of space segment product and technology needs for future satellite communication services.

    Coordinate specialized engineering support

    Evaluation of candidate ideas for inclusion in the ARTES technology development work plans, including provision of feedback to the idea proponents, in collaboration with the relevant technical experts.

    Evaluation of the outline proposals for the co-funded ARTES activities and provision of feedback to the proposing entities.

    Support the promotion of the ARTES CC program and the ARTES socio-economic impact analysis.

     

    Qualifications / Experience

    University degree (MSc minimum) in Aerospace Engineering, Telecommunications or another relevant engineering discipline.

    At least 2 years relevant industrial experience.

    Solid experience in design, analysis implementation and testing of space segment technology (platform and payload), equipment or subsystems for satellite communication applications.

    Sound knowledge of different types of equipment and subsystems, and their functions at system level, would be an asset.

    Specific knowledge and experience in one of the following payload domains: active antennas, digital signal processing, optical communication would be desirable.

    Experience in the management of development contracts for platform and/or payload technology and products would be an asset.

    Experience in space segment development projects, equipment/subsystem procurement, Assembly, Integration and Test and/or commissioning could be useful. 

     

    Essential Skills

    Good English language skills.

    Excellent interpersonal skills are needed, together with a high degree of organizational and communication abilities, and the ability to work comfortably in a diverse, multinational team environment.

     

    Qualities

    Positive, “can-do” approach

     

    Further Details        

    All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early.  We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Closing Date for applications is 15th March 2019.

                                           

    Location of the position is Harwell, UK.

     

    To apply : Please send your CV and covering letter to careers@telespazio.com

    By sending your CV to careers@telespazio.com you give your consent for Telespazio VEGA to hold and process your personal information for the purpose of the application.

     

    Benefits

    Competitive Package

     

    Security

    In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

     

    Web Pagehttp://telespazio-vega.com/careers/vacancies/
    Contact information
    CompanyTelespazio VEGA UK Ltd
    Contact nameSian Riches
    Address350 Capability Green
    Luton
    United Kingdom
    LU1 3LU
    Phone+44 (0)1582 399000
    Fax+44 (0)1582 728686
    Emailcareers@telespazio.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.telespazio-vega.com


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