Communication Payload Systems Engineer

  • Job Location: Germany
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 31/01/2019

Our client, a leader in the European Space and Satellite Industry are looking for a Communication Payload Systems Engineer to join there team on an initial AUG contract basis. This role is based in Bremen, Germany

This role is suitable for EU Nationals only.

You will work closely with spacecraft systems, structural, thermal, and AIT engineering to ensure acceptable payload performance from the design phase until the in-orbit phase passing by the on-ground test activities. A portfolio of project responsibilities will be assigned; each task having the objective of successful development, integration, test, and acceptance of payload performance. Simultaneous projects in various stages allows for a unique and exciting combination of tasks from early development, to on-ground and in-orbit performance evaluation.

Key responsibilities of the Payload Systems Engineer:

• Perform sub-systems and systems architecture trade-offs and performance analysis
• Interact directly with suppliers, reviewing unit level performance and interfaces for suitability and assess impacts to payload level performance, regular travel to supplier facilities
• Supports the Payload System Engineers and the Satellite AIT Manager with responsibility for ensuring adequate preparation and execution / coordination of the full payload test campaign (including satellite test campaign)
• Ensures coordination within the AIT department of all stakeholders (i.g. Technical Specialists; Test Systems Experts; EMC team; EGSE specialist,..etc.)
• Perform and review of Payload tests in ground (IFT,TVAC,CATR,FFT) and in orbit;
• To interface toward the customers for technical and programmatic aspects concerning the Payload

Key Experience Required:

• Degree in telecommunications, electronics, microwave, electrical, aerospace engineering or comparable discipline
• Experience in RF engineering for Space programs
• Excellent organization, prioritization, and communications skills
• English working level proficiency

If this role is of interest to you, please either apply or contact Matt:
+44 (0) 1444 238 919

Payload | Antenna | Systems | Engineer | Space | Satellite

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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