The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!
For one of our main customers ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for an Antenna Sub-Millimetre Waves Engineer who will give support to the Antennae Sub-mm Waves Section, onsite at ESTEC.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Supporting the Antenna Test campaigns within the ESTEC Antenna Measurement Laboratory, including test definition, test execution and delivery of data/test report to the customer;
Perform testing activities in Spherical, Planar, Cylindrical Near Field, Compact Range and Material RF Characterisation facilities, including test plans and test setup preparation, operation of the test ranges and analysis of test results;
Perform research testing activities that challenge the current state-of-the-art in space antenna measurements, aiming at enabling new testing capability and fulfil the needs of future ESA space missions in all space applications (Earth Observation, Navigation, Science, Telecommunications,Human Space Flight and Space Transportation);
Support the Antenna Measurement Laboratory Maintenance and Equipment Calibration activities;
Support to Antenna Design and Modelling activities;
Hands-on antenna modelling support to projects.
A Masters degree or equivalent qualification in an engineering or similar technology related discipline;
General background in antenna technologies and experience in antenna testing (preferably in the space domain);
Good working knowledge of Near and Far field antenna testing systems;
Capability for performing activities related to all aspects of testing and integration of antenna systems in an autonomous way;
General understanding of measurement uncertainty and accuracy;
Experience in maintenance and calibration of general RF antenna laboratory test equipment and instrumentation;
Experience with handling of space hardware is considered an asset;
Good working knowledge on antenna systems and design approaches;
Good working knowledge on latest antenna design and modelling software tools;
Proactive attitude to solving problems;
Good organisational skills.
What Do We Offer
ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.