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Hell Freezes Over: Apple Allows Waze, Other Grown-Up Navigation Apps in CarPlay

2018-06-06 17:53:04| Extremetech

A newer, user-friendlier Apple will allow mapping software to run on your car. You'll need to upgrade to iOS 12 this fall when it ships; then you'll have Waze, Google Maps, and others available on your center stack display. The post Hell Freezes Over: Apple Allows Waze, Other Grown-Up Navigation Apps in CarPlay appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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Configuration Management Officer supporting Navigation Department

2018-05-28 15:26:44| 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 BMC Business Management, Controlling Administration. Happiness of our employees has proven key to obtaining excellent results and a client who also regards us highly for excellent service. Overview Configuration control covers both ESA internal activities, activitiesperformed by Industrial Contractors and other external parties to DNAVsuch as EC and GSA. The tasks also covers the daily operation,maintenance and change control for records in the NavigationDirectorates Documentation and Configuration Management System. This includes the participation in and to support improvements of theprocesses related to the use of electronic documentation andconfiguration systems, management tools e.g. for action tracking andother relevant IT tools. The documentation and configuration tasks arerendered by the CADM Office to given programmes, projects and specificorganizational entities within the Navigation Directorate. The area of responsibility of the CMO entails duties such as, but notlimited to the following Preparation and followup as Secretary of entrusted Configuration Control Boards CCB. Support to processing and disposition of Change Requests andor Change Proposals. Providing status data and maintaining a wellstructured record system for relevant CM processes and transactions. Establishing and maintaining the approval system for all documents under formal ESA control, and maintaining the associated DRLs and DRDs. Document registration, distribution and archiving, as well as provision of reproduction services of documents and media. Regular review of the status of documents in the different archive and storage locations and align this information in the Documentation andConfiguration Management System database. Processing configuration controlled document changes and official papers relevant to the activities of the unit. Generation and maintenance of documentation and configuration tracking lists. Support to the management of the User Account List to the Directorates servers and services. Support to users for entering and retrieving documents from various Documentation and Configuration Management related server systemsinternally and externally. Liaising with industrial partners CADM officers and documentalists for exchanging data and resolving documentation and configuration relatedissues. Provision of paper copies of electronic documents on request, creationof electronic versions of documents and management of original files. Support to all documentation and configuration related tasks fortechnical and nontechnical reviews. Support preparation of CM related requirements and generation of CM related requirements documentation including CCB terms of reference. Prepare adequate processes for proper product configuration control in NAV databases. Configuration items identification and technical requirements baselining. Management of configuration evolution, baselines verification, asbuilt control. Support inhouse analysis of contractor and operational engineering processes for establishment and improvement of configurationmanagement measures. Support establishment, review and monitoring of configuration control methods, procedures and standards. Ensuring configuration control methods, procedures and standards are maintained and kept consistent with applicable standards andrequirements. Support preparation formal requirements for inclusion in industrialcontracts. Support and participation in Project Reviews. Supporting the supervision and maintenance of the documentation library and archives. Supporting the design, installation and improvements of CM related automated methods and tools. Support the performance improvement all CM related processes and dedicated activities. Support to the Directorate Document Records Officer DDRO in discharging relevant functions. Specific qualification requirements Masters degree in Engineering or equivalent or MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Business Administration, with relevant experience. Master in Engineering or Librarianship or equivalent MBA or equivalent University degree from a recognised Institution of secondary studies. At least 5 years of relevant experience. High level of autonomy and proactiveness. Developed communication skills and professional maturity that is required to carry out complex tasks and high level of responsibility. Fluent in the English language spoken and written. Knowledge of other European languages is an asset. 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 18 June 2018a summary of why you are a good candidate for the position together with a complete and detailed Candidate Proposal Formor CV and Motivation Letter to Mr. Davide Starnone, at emaildavide.starnoneaurora.nlquoting reference BMCNAV56. Aurora will agree conditional employment terms and conditions with candidates before presenting them by 22 June 2018, 13.00 hours.

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Engineer Guidance Navigation and Control

2018-05-18 12:26:15| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Design, analysis, hardware and software development of satellite guidance, navigation, and control GNC systems, or specifically GNC design Planning and design for a satellite navigation, guidance, and control system. GNC analysis Conduct analyses for the verification and validation for the above system. GNC hardware design, development, procurement, and testing For navigation sensors e.g., small radars and cameras design, development, specification tuning and design reviews with manufacturers, performance verification, and integration and testing with the satellite system For attitude control sensors e.g., sun sensors, geomagnetic sensors, star trackers and actuators e.g., reaction wheels, magnetic torquers, propulsion systems selection and procurement, specification tuning and desgin reviews with vendors, performance verification, and integration and testing with the satellite system GNC software design, development, procurement, and testing For software on satellite navigation, guidance, and attitude and orbit control systems design, development, and testing with the satellite system Required Able to lead technical discussions and negotiations in English Japanese. Japanese English Business Level 5 years of relevant experience in simulation analysis, involving classical mechanics, mathematics, programming, data processing, etc. OR 5 years of relevant experience in mechatronics, involving electronics and programming Preferred, any of the below Able to design and review electronics components Able to use design tools for guidance and navigation such as MATLAB or LabVIEW Knowledge in optical design

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Software Engineer Guidance Navigation and Control

2018-05-18 05:25:26| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Design software specification of satellite guidance, navigation, and control GNC systems, evalution of GNC test results, support of GNC operation, or specifically GNC software requirement design Planning and design for a satellite navigation, guidance, and control system software. Making the requirement document in English. GNC subsystem test support Suppporting the GNC subsystem test conducting. GNC performance evaluation Evaluating the software performance in subsystem test. GNC operation support Supporting the GNC operation regarding to making the operational procedure and prechecking it. Required 5 years of relevant experience in engaging project with English engineering documents. 5 years of relevant experience in control system design involving classical mechanics, mathematics, programming, data processing, etc. Preferred, any of the below Able to use design tools for control system such as MATLAB or LabVIEW Able to communicate or discuss proficiently in English at a level equivalent to a TOEIC score of 730

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Satellite Navigation Payload Engineer RFMicrowave mf

2018-05-09 15:27:43| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

To ensure the successful production of current generation navigation spacecraft, and shape the future of navigation systems development, we are looking for an intermediate to senior Satellite Navigation Payload Engineer with RFMicrowave specialty. You work closely with spacecraft systems, structural, thermal, and Assembly Integration and Test engineering to ensure satisfactory navigation payload performance through all project phases. Your tasks include Support the development and analysistradeoff methodology in navigation payloads Phase B Perform navigation payload subsystems and systems simulations, tradeoffs, and performance analysis. Defend technical assessments internally and to customer. Support the definition and optimization of AIV methodology from unit to spacecraft level and perform the associated data analysisevaluationreporting as required. Review and assess supplier documentation and participate in review meetings design, qualification, testreadiness, posttest, acceptance, etc. as customer. Support test campaigns by analyzing measured payload performance and assessingtroubleshooting anomaliesnonconformances. Analyze any nonconformances for system impact and gain approval from customer. Support the technical interface to Galileo groundsystem segments. Your qualifications Intermediate to senior level experience in the development and manufacturing of RFmicrowave equipment Filters, Antennas, etc and systems. Knowledge in the analysis and test of high power RF phenomenon Multipactor, Corona, PIM. Degree in ElectricalElectronic Engineering, Telecommunications, Physics, or comparable discipline. Selfmanaged and proactive working style. Working level proficiency in written and spoken English. German or other EU language skills advantageous. We offer A dynamic and motivated international team High degree of scope for creativity, independence and selfinitiative Flat hierarchies and a huge grade of flexibility Attractive benefits such as flexible work time, sport activities, relocation support

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