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Philadelphia finds temporary space for 2 schools

2019-10-11 20:22:00| American School & University

Asbestos concerns and other construction problems forced district officials to relocate nearly 1,000 students who attend the 2 schools.

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System Engineer for Space Exploration

2019-10-04 14:15:42| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

System Engineer for Space Exploration, Ref no 1970885 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, France, 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, France, Germany, the UK and France. Job description For our customer, the European Space Agency ESA, we are seeking an experienced Space Systems Engineer to work at ESAs ESTEC site in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Responsibilities You will be assigned to support the Exploration, Preparation and Research Technology ExPeRT Team in the Directorate of Human and Robotic Exploration HRE. The team conducts system studies, initially focusing on robotic and human lunar exploration demonstration missions, that will prepare for later exploration missions and the technology needed to deliver them, including the first round trip European mission to the planets. This covers technology areas such as advanced propulsion, novel energy sources, life support, autonomynavigationartificial intelligence, insitu resources, and radiation protection and mitigation. You will act as supporting System Engineer with the following tasks Leadingsupporting the implementation of ESA internal and industrial system definition studies at Phase 0AB1 level, including associated payload and technology development activities, preparing future European activities and projects in the field of human and robotic exploration, addressing missions to Low Earth Orbit, Moon or Mars. Interfacing with study scientists and study science teams. Developing and maintaining keydriving requirements for future ESA development activities for exploration missions at mission, architecture, system and technology level in line with the HRE strategy. Monitoring international plans in the field of exploration and supporting, through interactions with international partners, the definition and analysis of future international exploration mission scenarios and associated technology requirements. Supporting activities organized by HRE in the field of exploration workshops, round tables. etc. and establishingmaintaining HRE databases related to Exploration activities. Contributing to the diffusion of the results of the performed activities and the transfer of knowledge across the Agency. Supporting HRE for other mission definitionrelated tasks, as required. The requested start of work is midNovember 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. Qualifications Competencies The successful candidate will have the following. Education Masters degree or equivalent qualification in Physics or a relevant engineering subject. Required skills and experience A background in space mission analysis and definition. Knowledge of human and robotic space exploration programmes. Strong analytical skills and a systemmindset. At least four years relevant experience working in planetary mission systems engineering is required. Experience of minimum 4 years in space missions systems engineering is desirable. Experience in space mission analyses and tradeoffs andor electric propulsion mission design is considered an asset. Good analytical, organisational, and reporting skills, Work experience in an international environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work effectively, autonomously and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary and international team. Ability to cope with pressure and deadlines. Proactive attitude to problemsolving and interest in innovative technologies. Fluent in English knowledge of another ESA Member State language is an asset e.g. French, German, Italian. 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 Challenges in advanced technical environment International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere An employment contract with an attractive package with extralegal benefits Highly competitive salary Support 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 exclusively through our website httpswww.terma.comcareersapplytoopenpositions and upload a cover Letter explaining your background and expertise, as well as your earliest date of availability, and an uptodate Curriculum Vitae. Closing date October 24th 2019 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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Electronic Design Engineer, Deep Space Flight Computer

2019-09-25 18:18:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Join us for a fresh new challenge designing hardware to fly beyond Earth orbit! We are looking for an experienced engineer who can join a small design team to develop, test, qualify and initialise manufacture a lowcost deepspace flight and payload computational platform. You will be an instrumental member of a small team building out a full avionics stack product. The operation is new, based in Luxembourg as a spinoff of Deep Space Industries California and Bradford Space Netherlands. Our team in Luxembourg will be kept small 10 people and will focus on the single objective of building a reliable, performing, and massoptimised flight avionics system for upcoming deepspace smallsats and landers. You would take over the lead development and qualification of an onboard computer subsystem for this stack. The operation will aim to blend of the responsible, highquality engineering practices of traditional aerospace engineering while implementing the rapid iterative development methods and dynamic workplace culture of a NewSpace style startup. Essential skills Strong background in spacecraft flight computer engineering Good knowledge of available processors and embedded computer architectures Practical experience with electronics design, build management, rework, and hardware testing Proficient English language skills Strongly valued Familiarity with existing spacecraft flight computer systems and typical topologies Understanding of space hardware quality standards and the qualification process Working knowledge commercial processors e.g. Cortex, microcontrollers and FPGAs Understanding of the space environment and its effects Experience with highdatarate memory technologies, management and implementation Working knowledge of encryption techniques and remote node security Past work on computational hardware and software on spacecraft Competent software development skills C, embedded C, VHDL andor Python Buildfortest design, and hardwaresoftware test campaign development execution Buildformanufacture design experience Familiarity with relevant industry standards e.g. ECSS IPC Ability to build and rework electronics assemblies including SMT soldering Practical experience running test campaigns TVAC, vibration, radiation, extreme temperatures Relevant CAD experience Altium or similar, and thermal FEA Key responsibilities Design, optimise, test and qualify a spacecraft flight computer system for deep space missions Contribute to overall avionics product design and ensure subsystem interoperability Develop and deploy automated test methods and equipment Setup manufacturing processes and procedures Deliver to manufacturing stage, a performing product Manage and maintain a development workshop and tooling What we can offer in return We offer you the chance to develop a completely new type of modular flight computer system that will enable a new class of deepspace missions. An opportunity to be a key part of exciting missions to the Moon and beyond launching in the near future. You would take on an influential role in a new, revenuegenerating company, with a mandate to focus on technical design and implementation on an aggressive development schedule featuring rapid hardware iterations. The position is in Luxembourg, a beautiful, cosmopolitan and welcoming country at the heart of Europe, and carries a competitive salary and performancelinked benefits. Duty station Belval Luxembourg, with occasional travel needed We would usually expect candidates to have 310 years experience in relevant fields. The role is open to candidates of any age, gender, orientation, that have or can get work authorization within the EU.

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Lead RF Product Design Engineer, Deep Space Radio Transponder

2019-09-25 18:18:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Join us for a fresh new challenge designing hardware to fly beyond Earth orbit! We are looking for a veteran engineer who can lead a small design team to specify, develop, test, qualify and initialise manufacture a lowcost deepspace radio transceiver and ranging transponder. You will be an instrumental member of a small team building out a full avionics stack product. The operation is new, based in Luxembourg as a spinoff of Deep Space Industries California and Bradford Space Netherlands. Our team in Luxembourg will be kept small 10 people and will focus on the single objective of building a reliable, performing, and massoptimised flight avionics system for upcoming deepspace smallsats and landers. You would lead the development of a radio subsystem for this stack. The operation will aim to be a blend of the responsible, highquality engineering practises of Bradford while implementing the rapid iterative development methods and dynamic workplace culture of a NewSpace style startup. Essential skills Very strong background in radio design principles and underlying physics Proven track record of building and delivering working hardware prototypes and final products Extensive knowledge of available radio technologies, parts, processes and techniques Systemslevel engineering skills, capable of making highlevel engineering and economic tradeoffs Proficient English language skills Strongly valued Deep knowledge of the space environment, spacecraft radio systems, and the unique aspects of radio design in space Effective ability to technically manage a small team 24 people Understanding of space hardware quality standards and the qualification process Prior experience working with ground stations or ground segment equipment Familiarity with modulation schemes, encoding SDR design aspects Practical knowledge of GaNbased MMIC amplifiers Awareness of presently commercially available space radio systems and an appreciation of customers needs when selecting and using a radio system Buildfortest design, and hardwaresoftware test campaign development execution Buildformanufacture design experience Key responsibilities Specify and setup radio engineering workshop Feasibility study and requirements generation Design, prototype, test and qualify radio system Deliver to manufacturing stage, within two years, a performing, qualified product Manage radio team other resources Manage product programmatic aspects schedule, risk, costs Liaise with other avionics products teams to integrate with overall system Liaise with ground segment partners for combined spaceground tradeoffs What we can offer in return We offer you the chance to develop a completely new radio system that will enable a new class of deepspace missions. An opportunity to be a key part of exciting missions to the Moon and beyond launching in the near future. You would take on an influential role in a new, revenuegenerating company, with a mandate to focus on technical design and implementation on an aggressive development schedule featuring rapid hardware iterations. The position is in Luxembourg, a beautiful, cosmopolitan and welcoming country at the heart of Europe, and carries a competitive salary and performancelinked benefits Duty station Belval Luxembourg, with occasional travel needed We would usually expect candidates to have 1020 years experience in a relevant field. The role is open to candidates of any age, gender, orientation, that have or can get work authorization within the EU.

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RF Design Engineer, Deep Space Radio Transponder

2019-09-25 18:18:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Join us for a fresh new challenge designing hardware to fly beyond Earth orbit! We are looking for a seasoned engineer who can join a small design team to specify, develop, test, qualify and initialise manufacture a lowcost deepspace radio transceiver and ranging transponder. You will be an instrumental member of a small team building out a full avionics stack product. The operation is new, based in Luxembourg as a spinoff of Deep Space Industries California and Bradford Space Netherlands. Our team in Luxembourg will be kept small 10 people and will focus on the single objective of building a reliable, performing, and massoptimised flight avionics system for upcoming deepspace smallsats and landers. You would be part of a small team developing a radio subsystem for this stack. The operation will aim to blend of the responsible, highquality engineering practices of traditional aerospace engineering while implementing the rapid iterative development methods and dynamic workplace culture of a NewSpace style startup. Essential skills Strong background in radio design principles and underlying physics Good knowledge of available radio technologies, parts, processes and techniques Practical experience with RF equipment, working methods and systems Versatility to fill a number of different roles needed in the development process as needed Proficient English language skills Strongly valued Working knowledge of the space environment, spacecraft radio systems, and the unique aspects of radio design in space Understanding of space hardware quality standards and the qualification process Prior experience working with ground stations or ground segment equipment Familiarity with modulation schemes, encoding SDR design aspects Past work with highfrequency 10 GHz projects Awareness of present commercially available space radio systems and an appreciation of customers needs when selecting and using a radio system Buildfortest design, and hardwaresoftware test campaign development execution Buildformanufacture design experience Familiarity with relevant industry standards e.g. ECSS IPC Ability to build and rework RF assemblies including SMT soldering Practical experience running test campaigns TVAC, vibration, radiation, extreme temperatures Key responsibilities Design, prototype, test and qualify radio system as part of a team Conduct RF analyses and optimisations Build and evaluate prototype hardware Participate and creatively contribute to product design process Deliver to manufacturing stage, a performing product Manage and maintain a development workshop and tooling What we can offer in return We offer you the chance to participate in developing a completely new radio system that will enable a new class of deepspace missions. An opportunity to be a key part of exciting missions to the Moon and beyond launching in the near future. You would take on a key role in a new, revenuegenerating company, with a mandate to focus on technical design and implementation on an aggressive development schedule featuring rapid hardware iterations. Youll work closely with an expert in the field, alongside other energetic, experienced engineers. The position is in Luxembourg, a beautiful, cosmopolitan and welcoming country at the heart of Europe, and carries a competitive salary and performancelinked benefits We would usually expect candidates to have 36 years experience in relevant fields. The role is open to candidates of any age, gender, orientation, that have or can get work authorization within the EU.

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