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IT Maintenance and Evolution Engineer

2017-12-06 14:16:32| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Maintaining, supporting and evolving where required the assigned applications and databases Definition design, implementation, testing, deployment and operations of new applications mainly web and databases mainly administrative oriented to support all directorate requirements Identification of requirement for interfacing with ESA Corporate applications and design and implementation of related interfaces with directoratespecific local applications, in coordination with related design authorities in ESA Support to user community in their daytoday usage of the applicationsdatabases, in particular regarding data collection, productions of adhoc reports, etc Perform business process analysis for potential local applications and systems Produce requirements and project documentation in close liaison with the customers and in line with the project management procedures Provision of consultancy in information systems related aspects such as applications, technology, development methodologies, etc. The Contractor shall provide support to the user community to Provide assistance in the technical and functional use of the applications under the Contractors responsibility Address requests related to applications and products out of his scope to the relevant support groups keeping the user informed The contractor shall provide expert advice regarding current system functionality and respond to Requests for manipulation of the database e.g. generation of specific script for data upload, application configuration, etc. Requests for data extraction, adhoc reports, etc Troubleshooting applications error not requiring the intervention of the development team.

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Harness Design Engineer

2017-12-06 12:16:05| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Harness Design Engineer to support our customer in Germany. Harness Design Engineer Key Tasks and Responsibilities As Harness Design Engineer, you will have the following responsibilities Compiling and documentation of harness designs Creation of tradeoffs for justification of harness design in order to ensure best solution cost, time, risk, requirements Coordination of harness design with other disciplines Entering plugs, cable types and connection details into harness database e.g. Aucotec Engineering Base Planning and conduction of typical harness design analyses Voltage, Drop, Worst Case, Derating Creation of harness production documentation and integration procedures Management of material procurement Definition and procurement of jigs and tools for harness assembly and integration Support of nonconformances of design and mitigation actions Definition, maintenance and improvement of relevant processes and planning of investments for harness design and engineering Further development of strategic competences and technologies Support of proposals of OHB System AG regarding harness activities through providing of technical descriptions, identification of relevant activities and cost and time estimations Participation of reviews. Skills Experience You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience University degree in Electronics, Aerospace Engineering or similar domain Several years of experiences in the area of harness engineering in space business Experiences in space related processes and knowledge of relevant quality standards ECSS or MIL Experiences in usage of harness databases e.g. Aucotec Engineering Base Good command of MS Office tools for scheduling High load capability, team minded and strong communication skills Fluency in English is mandatory knowledge of another European language is an advantage. This job is located in Bremen. We welcome applicants who are available from December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation both in English and in Word to Ms Schirin Schimansky at jobshespace.com, quoting job DEBSC3679 before 20Dec17. Please note Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany. Apply for this job

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Electromechanical Technician

2017-12-06 12:16:05| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for an Electromechanical Technician to support our customer in Germany. Electromechanical Technician Key Tasks and Responsibilities As Electromechanical Technician, you will have the following responsibilities Check the production documentation regarding completeness, comprehensibility and applicability Assembly of electronic units and harnesses for space missions according to production documentation Integration of harnesses into spacecraft Assembly of electric boards and PCB equipment Integration of subunits to a main unit Gluing of thermal hardware and structural elements Documentation of production via work label, logsheets and asis configuration list Contact person for engineering and design department with respect to increasing efficiency of production Support of definition, maintenance and improvement of processes, planning and investments for production Procurement management for consumables. Skills Experience You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience Completed education as certified electronictechnician or similar crafts education with interdisciplinary alignment Experiences in space related production and knowledge of relevant standards ECSS or MIL Safe handling of devices for harness production Several years of experiences in harness or electrical production in space business Ability to work in teams, strong communication skills High load capability and willingness to work occasionally in shifts Fluency in English is mandatory knowledge of another European language is an advantage. This job is located in Bremen. We welcome applicants who are available from December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation both in English and in Word to Ms Schirin Schimansky at jobshespace.com, quoting job DEBSC3680 before 20Dec17. An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you! Please note Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany. Apply for this job

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OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer

2017-12-06 12:16:05| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer ESTEC, Ref no 17 15650 Terma The hightech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defence, nondefence and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, selfprotection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry. Terma is headquartered at Aarhus, Denmark. Internationally, Terma has subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore and the U.S. The Space Business Area contributes with missioncustomized software and hardware products including power systems and star trackers as well as services to support a number of inorbit pioneering European scientific and Earth observation satellite missions. Additionally, Terma is contracted for the development and delivery of software and hardware systems and services for numerous ongoing and future European, and international missions. Terma Space operates out of Denmark, The Netherlands, Germany, and the UK. Job description For our customer, the European Space Agency, we are seeking to recruit an experienced OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer to work at ESTEC in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Responsibilities You will be assigned to the Onboard Payload Data Processing Section within the Directorate of Technical and Quality Management. The work of the section covers the following technical domains related to space systems engineering Computers for realtime onboard applications, both as selfcontained units and as embedded items in subsystem equipment. The work includes system design for faulttolerant computer systems, component design and development, operating systems, and identification of tools and methods for dependable specification, design and testing. Data systems for onboard data communication, spacecraft system operation under ground control and with onboard autonomy, groundonboard data communication, and for manned spaceflight crew informatics and interfaces. This includes data system standards and specific software, e.g. data communication software. Data storage, i.e. onboard solidstate mass memory systems, including architecture, components, interfaces, packaging technologies, and operational usage. Electronic design essentially for the implementation of digital functions related to onboard data systems. Payload data acquisition and processing chains, including digital and image processing techniques and devices. You will be required to carry a diverse range of support tasks within the above domains, encompassing hardware, software and system aspects in support of ESA projects. These can be grouped within the following main headings Payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains, which can be further divided intoData acquisition chain ADC DAC interfaces. Sensor readout electronics. Analog signal conditioning. Data processing units Concept, design and test of data processing units. Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors e.g. DSP, GPU or uProcessor and FPGAs based platforms. Tradeoff analysis and verification of the performance in simulation and hardware. Instrument controllers Concept, design and test of payload computers. Knowledge of applied memory technologies. Mass Memory storage units Concept, design and test of mass memories and the applied memory technologies. Knowledge of file based systems and the CFDP protocol. HW SW partitioning and corresponding tradeoffs. High speed networks for data transmission and command control SpaceWire, SpaceFibre and related protocols Protocols providing quality of service, reliability, determinism and FDIR. Ethernet based systems based on Powerlink, AFDX or similar. Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW. Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases. This is a full time position located at ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands. The requested start of work is March 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Qualifications Competencies The successful candidate will have A Masters level degree in Electronic Engineering, Electronics or a related discipline. A minimum of 4 years relevant working experience in the space sector. Experience in defining payload data processing systems architectures. Extensive knowledge in signal and image processing techniques and devices Wide knowledge in communication networks principles, standards and their implementation. Extensive experience in procurement of spaceflight hardware units, subsystems integration and testing in the space industry Knowledge in spaceflight electronics design related to data acquisition, processing and storage functions as well as constraints of the space environment Experience with high speed serial link based systems and the testing of these interfaces. This includes highspeed networks such as SpaceWire and SpaceFibre Experience in VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques is an asset Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with the ESA line manager. What can Terma Offer? At Terma we consider skilled employees, enthusiasm, and job satisfaction as the very foundation of our success and as a prerequisite for the development of the bestinclass solutions that Terma provides. We lead the way in applying new technology, offering a wide range of growth opportunities for each individual, and emphasizing mutual respect across the board in our workplace. Terma offers you a pleasant working environment at the customer site, where you will be able to take on challenging tasks and responsibilities in a highly professional company. Great opportunities for training and personal development Working in an inspiring advanced technical environment International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere An employment contract with an attractive package with extralegal benefits Highly competitive salary Financial support and advice on relocation if applicable Recruitment is depending on successful selection by the customer. Additional information To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed please apply through the Apply link below. Include an uptodate Curriculum Vitae and a Cover Letter highlighting your background and expertise as well as earliest date of availability. httpswww.terma.comcareersjobs For further information, please contact Mr. Simon Mills by telephone 31 6 2326 2398 or by email smiterma.com. Closing date January 3rd 2018 Please note the following Legal Security requirements Applicants must hold all appropriate permits to work in the EU. Applicants are required to provide a copy of their IDpassport and degreehigher education certificate. Terma will validate the certificate with the issuing authority. A Certificate of Good Conduct or equivalent will be applied for at commencement of employment.

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NOC Planning Officer

2017-12-06 10:15:44| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

LSE Space GmbH is truly an international company with widespread expertise in large international projects often crossing multiple organizational, cultural, and technological barriers. LSE Space is looking for an experienced professional mf in order to fulfill the duty of PLANNING OFFICER for our customer ESAESOC in DarmstadtGermany. For our activities in the European Space Agency, we are currently seeking to employ a highly motivated and enthusiastic Planning Officer to work in an exciting innovative international environment The role will be part of a newly established Network Operations Centre NOC tasked with coordinating, configuring and monitoring activities related to the ESA ground segment, specifically the Telemetry, Tracking and Command TTC stations of the ESTRACK ground station network. The NOC is responsible for providing 1st and 2nd line support to the ESA space missions and its users. It provides Ground Operations, Operational IT and Operational Control Centre services and acts as single point of contact for realtime service requests from ESTRACK customers. The planning team is responsible for the schedule of all operational activities including ground station usage and other activities affecting operations at ESOC. The primary responsibilities of this role will be Main responsibilities The main tasks of the Planning Officer will be Supervise the Scheduling office, responsible for Routine planning and automation Replanning Load capacity analysis Compile support requirements Manage support requests to third parties Realtime scheduling changes Maintain planning procedures and documentation Maintain planning tool configuration and support the evolution and deployment of new versions Maintain the scheduling website Setup and run load analysis Reporting Incident handling Support of LEOP launch and early orbit activities Support the management of the operational services Providing training for junior team members Act as an interface to the customer. Ideal candidate Applicants require a University or similar degree in engineering or similar applicable discipline or related extensive work experience. You will require good professional experience in endtoend ground station systems required for spacecraft operations. Specific Requirements You will possess the following qualities Solid experience with planning and scheduling in an operational environment Solid experience in endtoend ground station systems for spacecraft operations Fluent in English, both in speech and writing Selfstarter, able to work independently with little or no supervision Proactive and confident personality with good persuasive skills Teamplayer, able to interface with technical and management personnel Wellorganised, able to prioritise and manage several tasks in parallel Able to work on shifts occasionally Solid IT knowledge, including Linux, networking concepts and common tools and software applications Service mentality and solid understanding of a KPI driven service environment Able to write and present documentation, procedures and training materialpresentations Experience in coordination and supervision of teams PC literacy MS Office Products, Lotus Notes. Location of work ESA in DarmstadtGermany. Benefits A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path. Security In line with Asylum Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks. You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then send your application preferably online including CV and cover letter not later than 17th January 2018 to liliane.brombergcarvalholsespace.com. Web Page httpwww.lsespace.com

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OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer

2017-12-06 10:15:44| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for an OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands. OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer Key Tasks and Responsibilities As part of the Onboard Payload Data Processing Section, you will have different responsibilities encompassing hardware, software and system aspects in the following areas Definition, design and validation of payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors e.g. Digital Signal Processors and FPGAs based platforms Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases. Skills Experience You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience Master Degree in Engineering Defining payload data processing systems architectures Extensive knowledge of signal and image processing techniques and devices Procurement of units, subsystems integration and testing Knowledge of hardware onboard electronics design related to data acquisition, processing and storage functions VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques Broad knowledge of communication networks principles, standards and their implementation. This includes highspeed networks such as SpaceWire and SpaceFibre Fluency in English is mandatory knowledge of another European language is an advantage. This job is located in Noordwijk. We welcome applicants who are available from March 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation both in English and in Word to Ms Elisa Manfreda at jobshespace.com, quoting job NLSC3678 before 04Jan18. An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you! Apply for this job

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OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer

2017-12-05 16:16:49| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments. Serco Europe employs a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK. Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. Package description Full details on application. Main responsibilities A diverse range of support tasks can be carried out by the contractor within the above domains, encompassing hardware, software and system aspects. These can be grouped within the following main headings Payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains, which can be further divided into Data acquisition chain ADC DAC interfaces Sensor readout electronics Analog signal conditioning Data processing units Concept, design and test of data processing units Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors e.g. DSP, GPU or uProcessor and FPGAs based platforms Tradeoff analysis and verification of the performance in simulation and hardware Instrument controller Concept, design and test of payload computers Knowledge of applied memory technologies Mass Memory storage units Concept, design and test of mass memories and the applied memory technologies Knowledge of file based systems and the CFTP protocol HW SW partitioning and corresponding tradeoffs High speed networks for data transmission and command control Experience with high speed serial link based systems and the testing of these interfaces SpaceWire, SpaceFibre and related protocols Protocols providing quality of service, reliability, determinism and FDIR Ethernet based systems based on Powerlink, AFDX or similar is an asset Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases Knowledge of on board links, buses, wireless local networking and communication protocols Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases Design, implementation and testing tasks for the Sections technological projects e.g. small technology demonstration satellites Design, implementation and testing tasks related to standardisation efforts e.g. CCSDS CFDP standard consolidation and validation, On Board Interfaces Services, Electronic Data Sheets Ideal candidate The candidate should have a PhD or MSc Engineering from a recognised Institution with minimum of 4 years of relevant experience along with the following Understanding of electrical satellite systems architectures Deep knowledge of data handling functions and their implementation Knowledge of CCSDS communication protocols and related standards Extensive knowledge of intrasatellite communication protocols Mil1553, CAN, SpaceWire Experience in equipment procurement, subsystems integration and testing Experience in spacecraft project support in particular related to spacecraft data handling, onboard data interfaces, associated protocols and system level validation Experience in VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques is an asset Experience in defining payload data processing systems architectures Extensive knowledge in signal and image processing techniques and devices Extensive experience in procurement of spaceflight hardware units, subsystems integration and testing in the space industry Knowledge in spaceflight electronics design related to data acquisition, processing and storage functions, as well as constraints of the space environment Wide knowledge in communication networks principles, standards and their implementation Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with the line manager. Please note that the closing date for the applications is on 03012018 Important Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law. Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process. Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered. Data Protection When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request. You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time. About the company Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 60,000 employees worldwide. Sercos space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest onsite service provider with ca. 300 staff. What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here. Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action. If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

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GEO Spacecraft Operations Engineer

2017-12-05 16:16:49| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments. Serco Europe employs a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK. Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. Package description Full details on application. Relocation assistance provided if applicable. Main responsibilities The candidate will be integrated in the MSG Spacecraft Operations Team. Hisher tasks in the area of the spacecraft payload subsystem and also some platform routine operations and operations preparation will typically include Familiarisation with the MSG satellite design and existing operations procedures as necessary Support the conduct of routine operations of the inorbit MSG spacecraft and commissioning of MSG4 Provision of Satellite Operations Engineer SOE oncall service Performance evaluation and trend analysis to monitor the inflight behaviour of the spacecraft payload, including support to yearly and specific operations reviews for payloads and platform e.g. eclipses, manoeuvres, decontamination, etc. Contribute to the maintenance of Automated and Manual procedures Operations database Special operation instructions Other operational documentation e.g. SOE Guide, Contingency Ops Guide, etc. for the preparation and execution of System Validation Tests, commissioning and onorbit satellite operations Support for the maintenance of the MSG Flight Operation Manual Satellite simulator maintenance support and provision of the necessary input to the simulator maintenance team Support to the satellite monitoring and control facility maintenance team to ensure that the facility, including the telemetry analysis tools, is always fit for its purpose Participate to the activities related to the MSG Routine Operations Support provided by the MSG satellites manufacturer and as appropriate by the GERB Instrument operational authority Analysis and investigation of operational events and anomalies particularly relating to the operations of the MSG Spacecraft platform and payload and associated ground segment elements Preparation and production of routine reports as necessary Participation in the preparation and specification of system updates Preparation of technical notes and attendance at technical meetings and reviews Preparation presentation of Flight Ops Team training material wrt SC Operations Contribution to the MTG system operations concepts for SC operations related topics. Support, as requested, the specification and reviews of the different operations related elements of the MTG system including satellites and ground segments Support the MTG operations preparations activities, mainly at Space Segment level but including also Ground Segment aspects Support, as requested, the satellite simulator development procurement followup and maintenance and provide the necessary input to the simulator team Review technical notes and attendance at technical meetings and reviews Participation to the definition and execution of the Operational System Validation activities such as SVTs, rehearsals and the necessary training activities for the various operations personnel prior to system commissioning Contribute to the definition of MTG commissioning activities. Ideal candidate In addition to having a University degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, the candidate shall have experience of spacecraft operations. Furthermore, it would be a distinct advantage for the candidate to have experience with some of the following MSG andor MTP satellites operations or geostationary satellite operations in general Routine spacecraft operations in general Operations preparation of a satellite project Operations andor design of the Mission Communications Payload MCP and the MSG satellite Geostationary Radiation Budget GERB Instrument. The candidate shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and must be able to work with the minimum of supervision. The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the candidate must be able to work effectively in this language and have a knowledge of the other. Please note that the closing date for the applications is on 18122017. Important Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law. Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process. Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered. Data Protection When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request. You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time. About the company Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 60,000 employees worldwide. Sercos space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest onsite service provider with ca. 300 staff. What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here. Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action. If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

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OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer

2017-12-05 14:17:28| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Aurora is an established supplier of skilled manpower to ESA and in particular at ESTEC and ESAC. Aurora has the opportunity to expand our support to ESA in the domain of EDP Electromagnetics Components Data Power SystemsEngineering Support. Happiness of our employees has proven key to obtaining excellent results and a client who also regards us highly for excellent service. Overview A diverse range of support tasks can be carried out by the contractorwithin the above domains, encompassing hardware, software and systemaspects. These can be grouped within the following main headings Payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains, which can befurther divided into Data acquisition chain ADC DAC interfaces Sensor readout electronics Analog signal conditioning Data processing units Concept, design and test of data processing units Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors e.g. DSP, GPU or uProcessor and FPGAs based platforms Tradeoff analysis and verification of the performance in simulation and hardware Instrument controller Concept, design and test of payload computers Knowledge of applied memory technologies Mass Memory storage units Concept, design and test of mass memories and the applied memory technologies Knowledge of file based systems and the CFTP protocol HW SW partitioning and corresponding tradeoffs. High speed networks for data transmission and command control Experience with high speed serial link based systems and the testing of these interfaces SpaceWire, SpaceFibre and related protocols Protocols providing quality of service, reliability, determinism and FDIR Ethernet based systems based on Powerlink, AFDX or similar is an asset. Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW. Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases. Specific qualification requirements Masters degree in engineering. A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional working experience. Experience in defining payload data processing systems architectures. Extensive knowledge in signal and image processing techniques and devices. Extensive experience in procurement of spaceflight hardware units, subsystems integration and testing in the space industry. Knowledge in spaceflight electronics design related to data acquisition, processing and storage functions, as well as constraints of the spaceenvironment. Wide knowledge in communication networks principles, standards and their implementation. Experience in VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques is an asset. Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination withthe line manager. Fluency in English both written and spoken is mandatory knowledge of another European language is an advantage. Legal and Security Requirements All applicants must be legally allowed to work in The Netherlands Applicants are required to provide a copy of their passport and degree certificate. Aurora will validate the Degree with the issuing University and provide evidence to ESA. Prior to issuing a letter of employment the applicant shall provide to Aurora a recent official document declaring that they are of good conduct from the country where currently resident. Location The work will be performed at the European Space Technology and Research Centre ESTEC at Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Contract The selected candidate will receive good remuneration in line withESA Job Class. Will be registered for both social security and tax in the Netherlands. The standard working hours are 40 per week. There are 12 public holidays and an additional 30 annual days holiday. Training to improve efficiency and provide strength for future career are of course included. Aurora assist with relocation both with support and financially. Aurora contributes to a company pension scheme. To be considered for this Position Provide prior to 4 January2018a summary of why you are a good candidate for the position together with a complete and detailedCandidate Proposal Form or CV and Motivation Letter to Mr. Davide Starnone, at email davide.starnoneaurora.nl quoting reference TECEDP413. Aurora will agree conditional employment terms and conditions with candidates before submitting them by 10January 2018, 13.00 hours.

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OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer

2017-12-05 12:17:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for an OnBoard Payload Data Processing Engineer E3 to join our Ajilon Technology Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands Type of work Fulltime, ongoing Ajilon Technology Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Ajilon is a longstanding business partner of the European Space Agency ESA, with more than 115 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESAs activities. The work covers the following technical domains Computers for realtime onboard applications, both as selfcontained units and as embedded items in subsystem equipment. The work includes system design for faulttolerant computer systems, component design and development, operating systems, and identification of tools and methods for dependable specification, design and testing. Data systems for onboard data communication, spacecraft system operation under ground control and with onboard autonomy, groundonboard data communication, and for manned spaceflight crew informatics and interfaces. This includes data system standards and specific software, e.g. data communication software. Data storage, i.e. onboard solidstate mass memory systems, including architecture, components, interfaces, packaging technologies, and operational usage. Electronic design essentially for the implementation of digital functions related to onboard data systems. Payload data acquisition and processing chains, including digital and image processing techniques and devices. Specific tasks to be performed A diverse range of support tasks can be carried out by the contractor within the above domains, encompassing hardware, software and system aspects. These can be grouped into the following main headings Payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains, which can be further divided into Data acquisition chain ADC DAC interfaces Sensor readout electronics Analog signal conditioning Data processing units Concept, design and test of data processing units Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors e.g. DSP, GPU or uProcessor and FPGAs based platforms Tradeoff analysis and verification of the performance in simulation and hardware Instrument controller Concept, design and test of payload computers Knowledge of applied memory technologies Mass Memory storage units Concept, design and test of mass memories and the applied memory technologies Knowledge of file based systems and the CFTP protocol HW SW partitioning and corresponding tradeoffs High speed networks for data transmission and command control Experience with high speed serial link based systems and the testing of these interfaces SpaceWire, SpaceFibre and related protocols Protocols providing quality of service, reliability, determinism and FDIR Ethernet based systems based on Powerlink, AFDX or similar is an asset Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for but not restricted to the development and testing phases Experience in VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques is an asset To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background experience is required Education on at least Master level A minimum of 4 years of relevant working experience, preferably within the space domain Experience in defining payload data processing systems architectures Extensive knowledge in signal and image processing techniques and devices Extensive experience in procurement of spaceflight hardware units, subsystems integration and testing in the space industry Knowledge in spaceflight electronics design related to data acquisition processing and storage functions, as well as constraints of the space environment Wide knowledge in communication networks principles, standards and their implementation Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with the line manager About ESAESTEC The European Space Agency ESA has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre ESTEC is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands. At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work handson with mission design, spacecraft and space technology. Almost all ESA projects except launchers are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites. ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator LSS, acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multiaxis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory EPL. Please send your CV to technologyaerospaceajilon.nl before 08012018

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