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System engineers specialised in Navigation, Radar or Communication Systems

2018-11-06 22:31:14| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Since 2010 we are part of the OHB group. With more than 2400 employees in Germany, France, Italy, the UK, Belgium, Luxemburg Sweden, OHB is one of the top players in the European Space technology industry. At Antwerp Space you will be working on exciting and innovative technological projects and frequently exploring new terrain. Let us see what you are capable of and be part of the action when we develop the next generation satellite communication systems. For immediate commencement of employment for our site in Antwerp, we are looking for SYSTEM ENGINEERS specialised in Navigation, Radar or Communication Systems Job description Support of satellite projects from the predevelopment phase up to spacecraft integration Support of proposal preparation as well as evaluation of subcontractor proposals Assessment and evaluation of subsystem relevant concept trades across feasibility and predevelopment studies Analysis of system requirements and extraction of Navigation, Radar or Communication subsystem relevant requirements Definition of requirements as well as generation and maintenance of specifications for the Navigation, Radar or Communication subsystem equipment Production and maintenance of documentation analyses, specifications, test procedures, reports and design descriptions Design and configuration of Navigation, Radar or Communication subsystems for satellite applications Support of system reviews as well as support and coordination of subsystem reviews Technical coordination of work with customers, vendors and subcontractors Cooperation with project team, system engineering and other divisions Presentation of work results internally and in front of the customer Development of test concepts and provision of suitable support during test phase Job Experience Competences Master degree in electrical engineering, communication engineering or comparable qualification A PhD in a Navigation, Radar or Communication topic would be an advantage Professional experience in phase BCD in Navigation, Radar or Communication projects would be an advantage Excellent communication skills High degree of flexibility Enjoy teamwork in large projects Ability to work effectively and independently Experience in dealing with customers and vendors would be an advantage Fluency in spoken and written English Willingness to travel

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Navigation Systems Engineer

2018-11-06 14:29:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Summary An experienced Navigation Systems Engineer to join Telespazios growing team developing navigation and other satellite systems and applications in our Luton offices. Objective To successfully deliver engineering projects in navigation and other satellite systems and applications as part of an existing and growing team. To support further bids to win new work. Responsibilities Duties Duties and main tasks may include but are not limited to Systems engineering work including studies, mathematical modelling, field trials and report writing Downstream application activities may include development of high accuracy and high integrity GNSS applications Upstream satellite activities may include development of GNSS systems and operations for suitably qualified candidates Contribute to engineering team activities Contribute to bids Qualifications Experience BSc degree in engineering, science, maths or equivalent experience Experienced system engineer including GNSS and wider PNT systems experience Satellite systems or operations experience Bid writing experience, preferably including multicompany bids either as Prime or Subcontractor Familiar with UK Space Agency MoD ESA processes, bids and contracts desirable Familiar with Rail domain including signaling desirable Awareness of UK GNSS, Galileo, security issues desirable Programming modelling, particularly GNSS and satellite simulationdesirable Essential Skills Excellent clear, concise and structured written and verbal communication in English engineering topics Organised structured way of working Excellent IT skills including Microsoft office Qualities Able to work with limited supervision and take the initiative to deliver high quality work on budget and on time Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines Professional, logical and thorough Ability to work effectively as part of a team Flexible and willing to work on a range of activities to meet evolving business needs Other Desirable Requirements UK National UK Driving license SC Clearance Further Details All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Closing Date for applications is 31st November 2018. Location of the position is Capability Green, Luton, UK. To apply Please send your CV and covering letter to careerstelespazio.com By sending your CV to careerstelespazio.com you give your consent for Telespazio VEGA to hold and process your personal information for the purpose of the application. Benefits Competitive 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.

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Internal Research Fellow PostDoc in Radio Navigation

2018-10-25 16:26:28| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Research Fellowship Opportunity 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 Internal Research Fellow PostDoc in Radio Navigation This post is classified F2 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Our team and mission The Radio Frequency RF Systems Division provides expert support to ESA programmes in the RF system and technology domains, which include navigation, telecommunication, Earth observation and science. It contributes to the technological development of the Agency. It runs the associated laboratory facilities and manages the associated investments. The Radio Navigation Systems and Techniques Section covers radio navigation techniques and technologies, elements and subsystems capable of generating, receiving, exploiting and analysing the signals from the current and upcoming radio navigation systems GPS, Glonass, EGNOS, Galileo, Beidou, etc., including system design tools and navigation equipment. Emphasis is placed on the engineering aspects, the GNSS system and subsystem evolution, design and technological demonstrator prototyping, and specifically on navigation system design and tools, novel navigation techniques and equipment design and prototyping, onboard receivers and formationflying RF metrology. Fields of activitiesresearch Positioning and navigation have become essential functions in everyday life for professional and massmarket usage. This leads to a continuous extension of the user base phones, wearables, watches, etc., operating environments cities, indoor, etc. and improvement of performance accuracy, resilience, power consumption, etc. The field in which the selected research fellow will focus their activities is signal processing and navigation algorithms to enhance performance and resilience of PNT PositionNavigationTiming solutions in challenging environments multipath and nonlineofsight impairments, interference, etc.. There are two main activities which could be foreseen 1 The first activity will focus on the development of algorithms, in particular navigation algorithms, to enhance the accuracy of GNSS and hybrid GNSS solutions. The main focus shall be on terrestrial users and technologies. 2 The second activity aims at developing solutions combining the latest GNSS with the latest alternative and backup PNT technologies 5G landscape, signal of opportunity incoming from LEO satcoms, etc. to achieve seamless ubiquitous accurate positioning. For the aforementioned activities, development is meant in the broadest sense, covering the design, implementation and testing of solutions e.g. testing through laboratory and field campaigns. Technical competencies Ability to conduct research autonomously Breadth of exposure coming from past andor current researchactivities Researchpublication record Knowledge relevant to the field of research General interest in space and space research Ability to gather and share relevant information Behavioural competencies Innovation Creativity Continuous Learning Relationship Management Self Motivation Communication Problem Solving CrossCultural Sensitivity Education Applicants should have recently completed, or be close to completion of a PhD in a relevant engineering domain. Preference will be given to applications submitted by candidates within five years of receiving their PhD. Additional requirements Previous experience in radio navigation signal processing and sensor fusion algorithm design would be an asset, as would knowledge of position estimation algorithms, signal processing and radio communications. The Research Fellow must be able to work in a team with other international investigators in a spirit of positive cooperation and, at the same time, be capable of working autonomously in hisher area of research. At the end of the fellowship, the Research Fellow will be required to summarize the work completed so that it can be included in papers to be submitted to relevant specialised conferencesjournals. 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. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 23 November 2018. In addition to your CV and your motivation letter, please add your proposal of no more than 5 pages outlining your proposed research in the additional documents field of the application information section. Candidates are asked to arrange for 3 reference letters, to be sent by the referees themselves, before the closing date to temp.htresa.int. Please ensure your name is mentioned in the subject of the email. 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 as well as Bulgaria, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia as European Cooperating States ECS. Priority will first be given to candidates from underrepresented Member States. 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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Constellation and Satellite Navigation Systems Specialist wm

2018-08-23 21:27:11| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

KLEO Connect GmbH is a startup looking to provide global satellite data communications services. The group is currently working with international partners to design a megaconstellation of small LEO satellites and cuttingedge user terminals and ground infrastructure. The system will deliver connectivity solutions with levels of performance, service and resilience that have been previously unmatched in the industry. KLEO has a growing team with offices in Berlin and Munich. We are looking to supplement our very talented team in Berlin with a Constellation and Satellite Navigation Systems Specialist wm The Constellation and Satellite Navigation Systems Specialist will hold a lead technical role within KLEO, involved primarily in advanced systems architecting and design of the constellation geometry and supporting infrastructure. The successful candidate will be responsible for systems engineering tasks to support the companys development of core Navigation Systems for the satellites and ground infrastructure to support operational activities. They will actively interface between other Engineering, Regulatory and Business Development teams, as well as, external international technical partners to ensure that the system design fulfills the companys service delivery objectives respectively. Main Responsibilities Lead mission and system requirement definition and RD activities for space and ground systems necessary for managing the Constellation geometry over the full lifecycle of the satellites Launch, Commissioning, Orbit Raising, Constellation phasing, Stationkeeping, Orbit Maintenance, Collision Avoidance, Decommissioning and Deorbiting. Develop concept of operations and orbit management processes for each phase of the mission Lead the review and procure of core navigation related systems such as advanced electric propulsion, GNSS, IMU, reaction wheel systems, etc. Procure or lead development of operational software for space situation awareness SSA and coordination of collision mitigation processes Use of advanced operational engineering tools for the development and testing of satellite navigation systems Manage interfaces and project tasks among KLEO engineers and partner organizations regarding the satellite and ground system design and build for demo satellites and for the main mission Conduct systems trades analysis balancing interdisciplinary technical trades with a customerdriven focus Breakdown projects into tasks that can be supported by junior engineers Mentor junior engineers in crossdisciplinary systems to provide added redundancy for team expertise Ground Segment Engineering Support development of operation systems equipment for orbit management Space Segment Engineering Define subsystem requirements and specifications for propulsion and ADCS Support change management processes as new customer requirements emerge Support RD activities for advanced electric propulsion concepts System modelling and validation Coordination with satellite prime manufacturers Operational planning Design and implementation of control systems, operational software, and toolkits to monitor and enhance operational efficiency Develop routine operations procedures and toolsets Develop scenarios for possible failure modes, determine likely anomalous behaviors and develop operational procedures to mitigate or minimize impact of operational anomalies Coordination with other satellite operators and government agencies for SSA and collision avoidance Provide operational support for the constellation management, performing routine orbit determination, collision monitoring, maneuver planning and anomaly support. Support development and implementation of test plans for customer demos Maintain awareness of technology trends and assist in the development of new products and services and be able to outline their architectural implementation and support trials Skills and Qualifications Require advanced degree in a related field i.e. Aerospace or Systems Engineering, with focus on orbit dynamics, ADCS and propulsion systems Minimum 5 7 years of experience in satellite systems engineering or operations, with reasonable proficiency in all key spacecraft and ground systems Strong practical knowledge of systems engineering practices Confidence in working directly with potential customers, suppliers and subcontractors Experience developing systems documentation, requirements definition, test plans and procedures, and operational procedures Ability to work independently and effectively, cocoordinating tasks and responsibilities Strong analytical and excellent organizational skills Excellent communications and interpersonal skills written and verbal Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills Fluency in English, other languages particularly German or Chinese considered an asset Willingness to travel overseas Desirable skills Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite systems satellite and ground based Experience in constellation management Knowledge of constant lowthrust trajectory analysis Business awareness and acumen Advanced programmingsoftware engineering skills with good knowledge of MATLAB, Visual Basic, python and Java programming environments Our offer Challenging job with a high degree of responsibility and creativity Productive startup work environment with flat hierarchies and flexible working hours Attractive salary related to skills and experience, and a permanent position Modern work environment If you are interested in joining our team and being a part of innovating our incredible systems and services, please send us your full application with a cover letter specifically indicating your areas of interest.

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Guidance Navigation and control lead GNC

2018-08-02 15:27:31| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

The Guidance Navigation Manager will be expected to develop the guidance, navigation and control systems of the launch vehicles under development. Minimum Requirements The candidate should have at least 10 years of handson work experience with guidance navigation systems for launch vehicles through their entire system lifecycle phases 0E, including design, test, integration and operational use. Ability to work towards demanding deadlines, to problemsolve, innovate and manage technical risks with agility. Fully conversant with International standards ECSSMilstdNASA etc. Ability to model with CAD InventorSolidworks ideally and Fluid dynamics and other toolsets e.g. ASTOS. The position will report to the Head of Rocket Design Development, and be based at our facility in Gold Coast, Australia.

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