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Middle AOCS Engineer

2018-03-13 16:24:36| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Duties You will support the AIT team of Airbus DS for functional testing and EGSE maintenance in the domain of Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS on a major spacecraft program currently under development. Your core tasks will consist in Functional test specification and translation into structured test concept with creation of executable SW code in the tcl language of CCS5 Configuring, running, postprocessing and evaluating AOCS tests Participating in team meetings as AOCS expert Documentation of knowledge acquired and wikis Participating in the acceptance, configuration, operation, maintenance, and upgrade of the EGSE used for the AIT activities Education and experience A master or equivalent experience in spacecraft engineering Experience in AOCS Experience in AIT, verification approach, EGSE, bench architecture, network architecture Knowledge of ECSS would be an asset Computer Good programming skills, especially in tcl language Good knowledge of database tools Good knowledge in UNIXLinuxWindows usage and Jira tool Language skills English fluent working language French and Italian would be an asset Required soft skills Analytical and critical thinking, good sense of organization of work Proactive and confident personality with good persuasive skills Rigor, accuracy Reliability Strong collaboration skills, teamplayer Effective oral and written communication skills Ability to work in a changing environment, openminded Ancillaries Position based in Toulouse, France Position mainly based at customer premises Office hours

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Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS AIT Engineer

2018-03-12 14:25:24| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Description As support to the JUICE Mission, you will have the opportunity to provide a functional and operation support to the Prime AIT team for Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS Tasks and Activities The scope of work will include Functional testing in the domain of AOCS, in open and closedloop tests, with HW In the Loop HIL or with simulated equipment, MissionFDIR with CSW version V3 EGSE support for SIMFE support to the first installation, for EGSE delivered after KickOff of this contract, which means SIMFE, PWR scoe, validation at first delivery, or after moving or upgrading EGSE, configuration management, maintenance, upgrades when necessary Skills and Experience The following skills and experience are mandatory You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in satellite AIT activities at platform level on AOCS You have an extensive experience in the overall functional tests process Understanding functional test specifications Production of test concepts and automated test scripts Execution and debugging of test sequences You have good programming skills You have a good knowledge in UNIXLinuxWindows usage and administration You have a strong knowledge of automated test environment and able to manipulate EGSE SCOE You have experience of working in the ISO 5 clean room environment You have the ability to work both autonomously and in an embedded AIT team You are fluent in English written and spoken You have a good understanding of French or German is an asset How to Apply Looking to take your career to the next level? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEAs Recruitment team at careersrheagroup.com no later than 04042018. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of SECRET or above. About RHEA Group RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system and secure software solutions. We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, EUMETSAT and NATO.

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AOCS GNC Engineer fm

2018-03-07 11:25:53| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Are you looking for a new challenge as an AOCS Development Engineer in southern Germany? As a specialist in engineering and technology, AKKA Technologies has developed expertise in the areas of project management, system engineering, embedded software, mechatronics and the assembly, integration and testing of satellites. As a partner of major contractors in the space field, the AKKA Group stands among the most influential players in European space projects for more than 30 years. Tasks Implementation of simulation and performance campaigns Carrying out fuel sloshing analyzes and modeling for the ongoing projects Further development of technical solutions for fuel sloshing modeling, control, Architecture Support of the acquisition and implementation of fuel sloshing technology studies Project documentation Requirements Degree in aerospace engineering or equivalent qualification At least 2 years of experience as an AOCS engineer Very good knowledge of Matlab and Simulink Experience in Fuel Sloshing and Satellite Control Knowledge of Satellite dynamics and modeling Fluent in English and good German skills

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Assembly, Integration Test AIT support engineer JUICE 3 positions DMS, AOCS, Power mf

2018-03-06 12:29:07| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Assembly, Integration Test AIT support engineer JUICE 3 positions DMS, AOCS, Power mf Ref. No. 18 13707 Terma The hightech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defense, nondefense 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, France and the UK. Job description JUICE JUpiter ICy moons Explorer is the first largeclass mission in ESAs Cosmic Vision 20152025 programme. Planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2030, it will spend at least three years making detailed observations of the giant gaseous planet Jupiter and three of its largest moons, Ganymede, Callisto and Europa. In the frame of the JUICE Space project, Terma AS is pleased to invite you to submit your application as Assembly Integration and Test AIT Support Engineer. The scope of work is to provide a functional and operation support to the customer AIT team for preparation, execution and test result evaluation covering all activities of spacecraft testing and operation. These are full time positions, located at our customer site in Toulouse France, and may require additional travel. Each of the positions has a different speciality as follows Position 1 Data Management System DMS Position 2 Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS and Position 3 Power and Instrument tests The Central Checkout System CCS5 from Terma ccs.terma.com has been selected for the JUICE mission and you will work closely with our JUICE project team in Terma Space. Responsibilities Specific activities for each of the technical domains are 1. Data Management System DMS DMS at PF, instruments and SC levels, Central SW CSW loading and testing of DMS mechanisms, MissionFDIR with CSW version V3, EGSE support for CCS, EGSE support for SIMAIT, EGSE support for TMTC FrontEnd, Management population, maintenance of the JUICE database for specific AIT needs i.e. scoe parameters, specific monitoring parameters, management of forbidden telecommands, 2. Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS open and closedloop tests, with HW In the Loop HIL or with simulated equipment, EGSE support for Simulator Front End SIMFE 3. Power and Instrument tests Electrical Power Subsystem, limited to Battery chargedischarge management, Instrument testing, at DMS level communication mechanisms with Command and Data Mgt Unit and Solid State Mass Memory SSMM then in science operational modes, with end to end tests from instrument up to the download of science stored in SSMM, MissionFDIR with CSW version V3, EGSE support for Power SCOE. Detailed activities are Understanding of functional test specification and translation into structured test concept Understanding of detailed user and operational manuals required to operate spacecraft. Creation of executable SW code in the tcl language of CCS5, for test sequences, socalled Automated Test Procedures ATP. ATPs include also the GSE command control required to operate, stimulate, monitor the spacecraft interfaces. Preliminary testing of the ATPs on the SIMAIT simulator. Execution and debugging of ATP on the SC EM model. Creations and or adaptation of synoptic pictures. Daily spacecraft operations. EGSE setup and operation, locally, through CCS or ATP commands. Data retrieval and data post processing. Evaluation of test results and participating to test report preparation. Participation to the team meetings i.e. weekly AIT meeting, engineering meetings, daily operations meeting, PostTest Reviews PTR, Test Readiness Reviews TRR, Test Review Board TRB. Participation to failure analyse board, socalled Nonconformance Review Board NRB,. Contribution to the Return of Experience process, shared between EM and PFM models for centralizing AIT relevant experiences. Daily coordination with the AIT lead and functional lead. Taking part in problem investigation and NCR closeout. Aiding specific spacecraft tests detailed by activity control sheets. Familiarisation and use of all tools an processes defined to aid spacecraft integration and test. Documentation of knowledge acquired in user manuals and wikis to aid the EM and PFM team. Outputs Test scripts ATP, test procedures, synoptics, operation descriptions and manuals, test reports, ProblemObservation reports JIRA tickets, EGSE and database configuration control, ATP configuration control. Start date of the mission is foreseen in September 2018. Qualifications Competencies We are searching for an experienced Assembly Integration and Test AIT Support Engineer with Industrial experience as operator in functional validation with a minimum 3 years experience in the space environment. Applicants shall have preferably a University degree in the domain of Telecommunications, Electronics, Systems, or Aerospace Engineering or other suitable equivalent qualification Mandatory skills Good programming skills, especially in tcl language. Knowledge of the verification approach, and of the SC technical domains under test For EGSE support good knowledge in electronics and SW domains. ideally CCS5TOPE For database support good knowledge of database tools. Knowledge of the EGSE and bench architecture, network infrastructures, verification approach. Experience in satellite AIT activities is needed. Good knowledge in UNIXLinuxWindows usage and Jira tool. Knowledge of ECSS and MIB format for database exports would be an asset. In the particular domain of Power and Instrument tests, due to the criticality of the subsystem and related activities i.e. battery charging, specific test under limit power conditions ..., a specific experience in powerrelated AIT is desired. Languages French and English fluent. German would be an asset as well. Candidates who have experiences in several technical domains might indicate their preference to a specific domain. The candidate has to bring the willingness to travel between customer sites. Candidates have to undergo a basic security screening during the application process e.g. formal statement of good conduct, issued by an official government entity reference persons and security clearance to enter customer premises. Permanent contract CDI based on French labor law conditions. What Terma can 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, 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 Recruitment is depending on successful selection by the customer. Additional information For further information, please contact Mr. Guido Damm by telephone 33 0 or by email gudaterma.com. To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed we would prefer that you apply through the link below with a Cover Letter explaining your background and expertise, as well as your earliest date of availability, and a uptodate Curriculum Vitae in Europass format httpseuropass.cedefop.europa.euenhome Final closing date April 4th, 2018 please consider sufficient time to provide necessary documents for security clearance Please note that applicants must hold all appropriate documentation and permits to work in Europe.

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AOCS and Pointing Systems Engineer

2018-02-02 13:25:40| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post AOCS and Pointing Systems Engineer This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Description AOCS1 and Pointing Systems Engineer in the AOCS1 and Pointing Systems Section, GNC, AOCS1 and Pointing Division, Systems Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. The AOCS1 and Pointing Systems Section provides functional support to ESA projects in the technical field of AOCS1 and carries out technological research in competitive, innovative and highaccuracy control systems, attitude sensors and magnetic actuators. Duties Reporting to the Head of Section and within the technical fields described above, the main tasks and responsibilities of the post holder will include providing expert technical support and consultancy to ESA projects, programmes and general studies in the field of in the field of AOCS and pointing systems incl. AOCS equipment and AOCS implementation and verification throughout all project phases participating in feasibility studies, project reviews and evaluation of procurement proposals identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution contributing to the definition of technology development requirements and work plans for the Agencys technology programmes defining, initiating and managing RD activities covering both long and shortterm needs and addressing both AOCSenabling concepts and hardware technology star trackers, sun and earth sensors, gyroscopes and accelerometers, magnetometers, magnetic torquers, etc. fostering new application areas for multidisciplinary activities, placing emphasis on innovative concepts, cuttingedge technologies and system architectures laboratory activities for the evaluation and prototyping of new AOCS, pointing systems and attitude sensors designs as required monitoring applicable scientific and technological trends and maintaining a stateoftheart expertise contributing to the dissemination of the results of the activities performed and the transfer of knowledge across the Agency. Duties may also include supporting other activities within the post holders field of competence. Technical competencies General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position Handson hardware experience Understanding of related technologies, RD trends and the industrial landscape Project support experience in a relevant domain Experience with laboratory or field testing of relevant technical equipment Experience in the preparation of procurement activities for technology development and innovation statements of work, proposal evaluation, etc Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities, including participation in reviews Behavioural competencies Teamwork Customer Focus Innovation Creativity Problem Solving Results Orientation Planning Organisation Education A Masters degree or equivalent qualification in control and aerospace engineering is required. Additional requirements Applicants for this post should have at least eight years experience in the development and procurement engineering of a range of AOCS hardware units andor the development of satellite AOCS subsystem preferably with exposure to the full development cycle from design to launch. Preference will be given to those with strong expertise in two or more of the following areas related to the position AOCS hardware technology development, starting from low TRL, up to hardware qualification AOCS hardware procurement AOCS subsystem design, testing and verification incl. control design, analysis and simulation inorbit AOCS operations AOCS software and spacecraft avionics Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 25 February 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. Priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States when shortlisting for interview. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Apply HERE

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