Communication Payload Systems Engineer - Germany

  • Job Location: Germany
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 11/06/2019

Our client, one of the top 3 European Space and Satellite companies are looking for a Communication Payload Systems Engineer to join there team in Germany on a permanent basis.

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.

Roles & Responsibilities:

- 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 (e.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


- Degree in telecommunications, electronics, microwave, electrical, aerospace engineering or comparable discipline
- Several years of working experience
- Experience in RF engineering for Space programs
- Excellent organization, prioritization, and communications skills
- Good team worker
- English working level proficiency

If this position is of interest, please apply, or alternatively please contact Matt at Capital International Staffing for more information:
+44 (0) 1444 238 919

Communication | Payload | Systems | Engineering | Space | Satellite

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


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