Telecommunications System Engineer (Fixed term contract)

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Are you an experienced Systems Engineer with a background in Telecommunications? Are you currently looking for a new opportunity where you can utilise your skills and experience to the max? If so, look no further, we have a great opportunity for a Telecommunications Systems Engineer within the Space Industry!

General activities will encompass:

  • Supporting the Project preparation and implementation and managing industrial activities.
  • Provide support to the 4S programme Manager/System Engineer/Technical Leads in coordinating ESA internal studies and preparing the associated documentation.
  • Support the 4S programme Manager/System Engineer/Technical Leads in monitoring activities related to the industrial activities, especially monitoring the coherent and cost-effective implementation of requirements from the system level down to the lower sub-system level.
  • Participation in Agency Reviews, notably supporting the 4S programme Manager/System Engineer/Technical Leads in organizing the Phase A/B System Requirements Review and Preliminary
  • Design Review as well as lower-level technical reviews in the relevant field of interest.
  • Supporting the definition of technology activities or additional technical studies in preparation for the next Phase of the Programme in the appropriate areas of competence.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next-generation telecommunication systems for both space and ground segments.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next-generation mobile communication systems for both space and ground segments.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next-generation mobile communication systems for both space and ground segments.
  • Preparation of inputs to status reports.

Support to the 4S programme Manager will include:

  • Support Implementation Projects for preliminary System definition and validation. This can Include testbed Systems and emulator or simulator of systems
  • Support to preparatory activities while defining and setting up new programme elements and the related programmatic frameworks
  • Support in the creation of information packages to Decision Makers and industrial partners.
  • Support in the creation of internal or external decision documents (e.g. proposals to the programme boards) throughout the relevant project lifetime.
  • Identification and characterisation of new services and applications.
  • Support to other projects or Directorates of the business for the definition and operational assessment of applications and services.
  • Support to standardisation activities in specific areas.
  • Monitoring of and reporting about activities in other ARTES Elements or other relevant programmes including EC programmes
  • Initiation, preparation and running promotion activities, like workshops with Industry, other agencies or National Delegation as well as media-related activities (e.g., web articles)
  • Initiation of and/or participation in international working groups

Skills and Experience required:

  • A Master’s degree and relevant experience in satellite telecommunications.
  • Experience in an international team is required.
  • Candidates should also possess very good interpersonal skills, be well-organised, pro-active, self-motivated, and able to work effectively in a matrix structure.
  • Fluency in English is required, including the ability to draft technical reports.

In addition, the Candidates preferably shall have:

  • Proven capabilities in preparation of programmatic frameworks requiring system and strategic thinking.
  • Experience in System Test Bed (End to End)
  • Relevant experience in System requirements analysis, design, implementation and operations, and associated management experience.
  • Sound knowledge of the overall space market.
  • Good communication skills, problem-solving skills and be able to manage relationships, work in a team

Tagged as: satellite telecommunications, system test bed, system requirements analysis

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