Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer
Deadline for applications
Client and Location
The European Space Agency is ATG's 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 Europe's gateway to Space!
On behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Telecom. Systems & Techniques Section.
Please note this is an external consultant position not a Staff position.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D;
Support the management of industrial R&D activities in the areas of: i) satellite modem physical and link layer analysis, design, prototyping and testing; ii) SATCOM Systems and network analysis and simulations;
Support internal hands-on technical analysis on subjects related to future SATCOM systems;
Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the area of telecom systems and network;
Coordinate the section telecom lab activities.
Master Degree or PhD in Telecommunication Engineering with particular emphasis on digital transmissions from the physical and MAC perspective.
Strong technical background in telecommunication engineering and knowledge of the relevant communication protocols is required.
Knowledge of the main satellite and terrestrial telecom standards is considered an asset as well as the experience with communication system HW prototyping and testing (e.g. FPGA, DSP, GPU, micro-processors).
Broad technical expertise in telecommunication networks design with particular emphasis on physical and link layer, and good understanding of multiple access telecommunication protocols.
Good knowledge and experience in the use of communication simulation software tools (e.g. Matlab, C++) is required.
A few years of work experience in the field of complex digital communications systems, sub- systems and networks is preferred.
For candidates with less than 10 years experience, please provide the relevant academic transcripts in order to give the TRs a more complete candidate profile at the selection stage.
What do we offer?
ATG offers excellent working conditions and provide you with all the other 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.
About ATG Europe
Today, ATG is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space industry. Our headquarters is located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in Belgium, Sweden and Norway.
ATG People is the key player in delivering highly educated personnel for R&D environments throughout Europe. We are continually recruiting experienced Engineers for exciting, full-time positions based at our customers’ sites. As an ATG Engineer, you will be working on very diverse missions and assignments. This opens up unique opportunities to be engaged in innovative projects and challenging you to perform to high standards and utilizing the full extent of your professional knowledge.
Submit your CV and personal details through our website at www.jointhebrightestminds.com. For further questions, you can also contact our recruitment consultant Virginia Balestra directly on phone number +31 (0) 71 579 55 48.