Communications Systems & Technologies Engineer
Space Careers
Noordwijk, Netherlands
3 dagen geleden

Position Reference : 1373

Are you looking for a new opportunity in a fast-moving global company with a family feel? A job where you could have an impact?

On behalf of ESA, we are looking for a Communications Systems & Technologies Engineer to work at ESTEC’s premises in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include :

  • Assisting in the preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D.
  • Supporting the management of industrial R&D activities in the areas of :
  • Satellite modem physical and link layer analysis, design, prototyping and testing.

    SATCOM Systems and network analysis and simulations.

  • Supporting internal hands-on technical analysis on subjects related to future SATCOM systems with emphasis on network design aspects.
  • Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the area of telecom systems and networks.
  • Skills and Experience

    The following skills and experience are mandatory :

  • A Master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering, with a particular emphasis on digital transmissions from the physical and MAC layer perspective.
  • Strong technical background in telecommunication engineering and knowledge of the relevant communication protocols.
  • 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++) and commercial simulators (STK, OPNET, NS-3).
  • Knowledge of satellite communication architectures and techniques.
  • Experience in analysis and design of modern digital communication systems, coding and synchronization issues.
  • Familiarity with modern communication system and sub-system simulation techniques, as a minimum Matlab and C / C++ program languages.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • The following skills and experience would be highly desirable :

  • Knowledge of the main satellite and terrestrial telecom standards as well as the experience with communication system HW prototyping and testing (e.
  • g. FPGA, DSP, GPU, micro-processors).

  • A few years of work experience in the field of complex digital communications systems, sub-systems and networks.
  • Knowledge of modern prototyping and testing methodologies for digital communication sub-systems.
  • Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within a major institution.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • Benefits include : competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries;
  • personalized training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

    We strongly encourage applications from all nationalities, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, men, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel to apply.

    How to apply

    Looking to take your career to the next level or find out more details about this opportunity? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEA’s Recruitment team at careers rheagroup.

    com no later than 11 July 2022.

    Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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