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Client and Location
The European Space Agency is ATG's biggest client. They are an international organization with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europe's gateway to Space!
We are looking for a Component Engineer on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, to join their Requirements and Standards Section. The Section provides engineering and administrative support to the Agency's European Cooperation for Space Standardisation (ECSS) standardisation activities and its European Space Components Coordination (ESCC) components standardisation and qualification programme. The section is responsible to provide ESCC secretariat functions, managing the ESCC specifications system for space components, qualifying and certifying components and manufacturers, publishing the ESCC Qualified Parts List (QPL), Qualified Manufacturers List (QML) and Process Capability Approval (PCA), performing associated quality assurance activities including audits of manufacturers and nonconformance follow-up managing the European Preferred Parts List (EPPL) and its publication, managing ESCIES.org, spacecomponents.org and supported web tools.
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:
Tasks and Responsibilities
Provide expertise, at least in one (or more) of the following field: Passive Components, Discrete Semiconductors for RF and non-RF, Complex Microcircuits for Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal and Microwave, Hybrid Technology, Micropackaging, Optoelectronics, Reliability of the related technologies, R&D trends and the industrial landscape.
Support the ESCC core executive functions covering the custody and management of the ESCC (European Space Components Coordination);
Provide expert engineering support to the ESCC standardisation and qualification programme;
Support studies in the area of components standardisation;
Support components evaluation and qualification programmes, non-conformance and failure investigations;
Assess existing and novel standards associated with component technologies for future space applications;
Support project-specific activities in the selection, characterisation, verification, approval and application of parts listed in the ESCC QPL/QML/PCA/EPPL;
Support the ESCC working groups, Component Technology Boards and the Space Components Steering Board for all activities related to components standardisation when applicable;
Monitor Failure and Constructional Analyses tasks at the ESTEC component laboratory;
Perform components manufacturers Audits.
MSc or PhD in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related specialisation from a recognised Institution;
At least 4 years of relevant professional work experience in the field of Passive Components, Discrete Semiconductors for RF and non-RF, Complex Microcircuits for Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal and Microwave, Hybrid Technology, Micropackaging, Optoelectronics and Micro-/Nano-Systems (proficiency in at least 1 out of the previous 12 categories is required);
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to work effectively, autonomously and cooperatively in a diverse and international team environment, defining and implementing solutions in line with team and individual objectives, as well as project deadlines;
Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.
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, Ireland and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in Spain, Italy, France and Belgium.
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.
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