On-Board Data Systems Engineer

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Part of the Eiffage Group (70 000p, 16b€), which is a key player


Part of the Eiffage Group (70 000p, 16b€), which is a key player on Ground Segment for Aeronautics & Space in Europe, Clemessy Netherlands BV is a Services Center that has been recently created to provide Maintenance & Engineering Support to our main customers : Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Maintenance Engineering (RAMS & ILS) and AIT/Operations Support.

Located in Noordwijk (NL), we offer a rewarding work environment with high skilled opportunities on all the main European programs, while maintaining an employee-focused atmosphere.

For our customer, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are currently looking for an On-Board Data Systems Engineer to work at ESTEC, the ESA Technical Center in Noordwijk (NL).



In the TEC-EDD section, the main tasks are to provide ESA with functional support in the field of On-Board Computer & Data Systems Engineering covering the Platform and payload data handling architectures and their building blocks: Equipment, On-board computers, key components, signal processing electronics, Front-end acquisition, security, encryption, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

The tasks will include:

  • Participating in feasibility studies, project reviews and the evaluation of procurement proposals;
  • Identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution;
  • Contributing to the definition of work plans for technology programmes;
  • Laboratory activities;
  • Maintaining state-of-the-art expertise and contributing to the dissemination of the results of the activities performed and the transfer of knowledge.



High degree organizational and communication abilities.
Comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment.


Applicants should have:

  • A Master’s degree or PhD in Electronics, networks, telecommunications or equivalent
  • A Hardware Design and Test Expertise related to Platform and Data Handling Equipment would be important asset

The working language is English, and French would be appreciated.


Clemessy Netherlands BV, with on-site full-time position in ESTEC premises (Noordwijk, NL).

Travels in Europe can be requested.



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