Latest Space News
Sat, 28 Mar 2020 10:51:22 +0000
The $1.5 billion Space Fence can track tiny objects in low Earth orbit as small as a marble. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 20:48:08 +0000
Satellite internet startup OneWeb filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday after its largest investor, Softbank, rejected a request for additional funding. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 19:21:36 +0000
NASA announced March 27 it has selected SpaceX to provide cargo transportation services for the agency’s planned lunar Gateway. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:34:17 +0000
The U.S. Army Satellite Operations Brigade is increasing WGS satcom capacity to the hospital ship. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 17:22:09 +0000
With the coronavirus pandemic limiting options for personnel to gather in mission control centers to operate spacecraft, some companies are turning to virtual approaches to maintain their spacecraft. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 14:20:48 +0000
Hospitals in Toulouse, France, received 90,000 face masks from the French space agency CNES this week in an effort to help limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, according to the agency’s president.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 27 Mar 2020 11:26:50 +0000
NASA is seeking bids to develop a new engine for its Orion spacecraft that will effectively be a plug-in replacement for the shuttle-era engine used on the spacecraft’s initial missions. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:02:37 +0000
Since 60% of Avio’s revenue comes from manufacturing, the French government’s March 16 decision to suspend launches from the Guiana Space Center shouldn’t impact revenues as long as Europe’s South American spaceport reopens within two to three months, Ranzo said.  SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 21:24:41 +0000
SMC Commander Lt. Gen. Thompson: “The AEHF launch is one of those we consider absolutely mission essential.” SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:00:09 +0000
A $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research award was matched by $1.5 million from ATX Venture Partners and Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 12:00:04 +0000
Iceye, the Finnish Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite operator, unveiled a new product March 26: imagery with a resolution of 25 centimeters. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 03:18:03 +0000
NASA is looking for ways to leverage its expertise and capabilities to support the federal government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, while agency leaders said they would not rush to reopen centers. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 01:36:41 +0000
SMC Commander Thompson: 'It's definitely a priority for us to keep those innovative small companies in play." SpaceNews.com
Thu, 26 Mar 2020 00:18:42 +0000
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries still expects to conduct the maiden flight of Japan’s H3 rocket this year, notwithstanding the coronavirus pandemic.  SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 23:31:08 +0000
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes $2.4 billion to shore up the defense industrial base SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:38:26 +0000
SASC is "committed to continuing congressional oversight and data collection necessary to drafting the NDAA." SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 18:20:36 +0000
A 35-50% decline in stock prices among several major satellite operators is likely indicative of deeper concerns than the coronavirus, according to Northern Sky Research. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 13:05:27 +0000
ESA Director Jan Woerner writes: "We have to accept that the spread of novel coronavirus is one of the negative consequences of globalization and the global mobility of people it brings with it. Of course, space alone cannot solve this problem; the power of the tiny virus is greater than all our combined efforts." SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 11:27:02 +0000
The European Space Agency announced March 24 it is suspending regular operations of four of its missions, including one recently launched spacecraft, to reduce staffing needs during the coronavirus pandemic. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 25 Mar 2020 04:06:41 +0000
After decades of fighting to be taken seriously, meteorologists say space weather is beginning to get the attention it deserves. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
19662 cvs - 632 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • AOCS Engineer

     


     

    BACK to the Job Search

    Job Description
    TitleAOCS Engineer
    Job code20-71901
    Job posted on26/03/2020
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typeAny
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    AOCS Engineer - ESTEC, Ref no: 20-71901

     

    Terma

    The high-tech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defence, non-defence and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, self-protection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aero-structures for the aircraft industry.

    Terma is headquartered at Aarhus, Denmark. Internationally, Terma has subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, France, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore and the U.S.

    The Space Business Area contributes with mission-customized software and hardware products including power systems and star trackers as well as services to support a number of in-orbit pioneering European scientific and Earth observation satellite missions. Additionally, Terma is contracted for the development and delivery of software and hardware systems and services for numerous ongoing and future European, and international missions.

    Terma Space operates out of Denmark, The Netherlands, France, Germany, the UK and France.

     

    Job description

    For our customer, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are seeking an experienced AOCS (Attitude and Orbit Control System) Engineer to work at ESA’s ESTEC site in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

     

    Responsibilities

    You will be assigned to the AOCS & Pointing Systems Section within the Directorate of Technical and Quality Management.

    The section provides engineering support activities in the following areas:

    - Definition and implementation of AOCS (Attitude and Orbit Control Systems) for Earth Observation, Telecom, Navigation satellites and for Astronomy Observatories. The functional support provided to these projects (e.g. Sentinel, Earth Care, MTG, Alphasat, Small GEO, Galileo, GAIA, Solar Orbiter, …) includes:

    - Participation to project reviews (SRR, PDR CDR, …).

    - AOCS design, analyses and simulations (control loops design and modelling, FDIR, independent simulator set-up, functional verification and performance budgets).

    - Review of AOCS SW implementation.

    - Sensors and actuators selection and procurement support.

    - AIV/AIT support (test benches, review of test plans and test results).

    - Operations support (review of Operations Manual, rehearsal and LEOP).

    - Support to in-orbit analysis.

    - Conception, initialisation and supervision of corresponding enabling AOCS technology R/D: High Accuracy Pointing, Generic AOCS Architecture & Building Blocks, Innovative AOCS & FDIR Solutions including prototyping and tools development.

    - Sensors and inertial actuators technology development: APS, Star Trackers, sun sensors, Earth sensors, magnetometers, gyros, accelerometers, magneto-torquers, reaction wheels, CMG’s.

    - Development and utilisation of the Control Hardware Laboratory (e.g. sensor characterisation and testing).

    - Maintenance, development and set-up of AOCS simulation tools.

    - Participation to the elaboration and promotion of ECSS standards in the E60 domain.

     

    Your initial tasks will be support projects in all project phases covering AOCS architecture definition, AOCS Design and Tuning, AOCS Validation and Verification, AOCS HW procurement, AOCS Support to Spacecraft Operations.

     

    This is a full-time position located at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.
    The requested start of work is July 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

     

    Qualifications & Competencies

    The successful candidate will have:

    - A Masters’ level degree in Control Systems, Aerospace Engineering, or a related discipline.

    - A minimum of 4 years’ experience in AOCS engineering in European industry or institutional entity.

    - Proven experience in the design, tuning, analysis and simulation of AOCS systems in different project phases.

    - Knowledge of AOCS H/W (sensors, computer, actuators) and HW procurement.

    - Experience with AOCS Validation and Testing at subsystem and system level.

    - Proven knowledge of commercial model-based design tools (MATLAB).

    - Exposure to a full cycle of AOCS development from Phase A to Phase E is an asset.

     

    What can Terma Offer?

    At Terma, we consider skilled employees, enthusiasm and job satisfaction as the very foundation of our success and as a prerequisite for the development of the “best-in-class” solutions that Terma provides. We lead the way in applying new technology, offering a wide range of growth opportunities for each individual and emphasizing mutual respect across the board in our workplace.

    Terma offers you a pleasant working environment at the customer site, where you will be able to take on challenging tasks and responsibilities in a highly professional company.

    - Great opportunities for training and personal development

    - Challenges in advanced technical environment

    - International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere

    - An employment contract with an attractive package with extra-legal benefits

    - Highly competitive salary

    - Support on re-location (if applicable)

     

    Recruitment is depending on successful selection by the customer.

     

    Additional information

    To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed, please apply exclusively through our website https://www.terma.com/careers/apply-to-open-positions/ and upload a cover Letter explaining your background and expertise, as well as your earliest date of availability, and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.

     

    Closing date: May 20th, 2020

     

    Please note the following Legal & Security requirements:

    - Applicants must hold all appropriate permits to work in the EU.

    - Applicants are required to provide a copy of their ID/passport and degree/higher education certificate. Terma will validate the certificate with the issuing authority.

    - In line with ESA security requirements, an official Certificate of Good Conduct (or equivalent) and employment reference checks will be required at commencement of employment. Please attach a copy of any reference letters with your application if you have them.

     

    Privacy Notice

    By submitting your job application you confirm that you have read, understood and accepted this Privacy Notice, including Terma’s Privacy Policy as referenced below; and are providing your consent to Terma’s storage and processing of your personal data accordingly.

    This Privacy Notice covers any personal data you submit to Terma for the recruiting process, including e.g.:

    - Your name, contact details and application status

    - Information included in your CV or cover letter, such as job history, academic background, skills and competencies, personal interests, languages spoken, and your photo

    - Job preferences and type of employment sought

    - Names and contact details for references

     

    Please visit our Privacy Policy at www.terma.com. Here you will find additional information about our compliance with GDPR, how we use and protect your data, as well as information about your rights pursuant to GDPR. You will also find information who to contact at Terma in case you want to exercise these rights

    Web Pagehttps://www.terma.com/careers/apply-to-open-positions/
    Contact information
    CompanyTerma B.V.
    Contact nameSimon Mills
    AddressSchuttersveld 9
    Leiden
    Netherlands
    2316 XG
    Phone+31715240800
    Fax+31715143277
    Emailrecruitment.nl@terma.com
    Web Pagehttps://www.terma.com/careers/apply-to-open-positions/


    View all jobs from Terma B.V. >>

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2020 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics