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EMC Engineer

Ref: 15114996

Posted on 28 June 2022
Job Location
Noordwijk Zh
Contract Type


We are looking for an EMC Engineer (E3) to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands.

Specific tasks to be performed:

  • Support to ESA projects for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) including ESD and Magnetic Cleanliness;
  • Participation to EMC test campaigns and EMC laboratory activities;
  • Electrical/electronic circuit simulations and electromagnetic modelling;
  • Contribution to team expertise and knowledge dissemination.

General tasks to be performed:

Functional Support in EMC engineering to Agency’s Projects throughout all phases of Project life cycle. This includes:

  • Definition and assessment of EMC requirements at both System and Equipment level.
  • Definition and assessment of EMC test and verification procedures of spacecraft equipment and systems.
  • Electromagnetic and circuital analyses.
  • Assessment of EMC test results, EMC non-conformances and Request for Waivers.
  • Troubleshooting activities for spacecraft equipment and system exhibiting electromagnetic interference.
  • Active participation to Spacecraft or payloads Preliminary Design Reviews (PDR), Critical Design Reviews (CDR) and Flight Acceptance Reviews (FAR).


Modis has proudly supported the Aerospace & Defence industry in the Netherlands for decades. Our partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) has been one of the many success stories allowing our people to expand their career horizons. Modis experts are contributing to some of the most important technical advances in Aerospace and Defence which impact the way we live our lives today, through specialised engineering expertise and other required skillsets. This could be your future. Become part of our successful team!


The European Space Agency (ESA) has sites in several European countries.

The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), has grown into ESA’s largest establishment and the technical and organizational hub of Europe’s space sector. Missions designed and tested at ESTEC are circling Earth, have landed on planetary bodies and have probed far into the Solar System.

The infrastructure and equipment assembled here, together with the expert knowhow of its 2800 personnel, make ESTEC a unique resource for Europe. The work done here by teams skilled in every aspect of engineering for space has enabled the creation of novel communication, navigation and information services, creating new jobs and growth while improving the lives of European and world citizens.


To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background / experience is required:

  • Master or PhD in Electrical Engineering and/or Physics;
  • Profound knowledge in the field of EMC in general, demonstrated expertise in EMC analysis and proven practical experience in EMC testing;
  • Expertise with analogue electronics design or electromagnetic simulation is an asset, as is experience of working on projects within industry;
  • Knowledge and experience with harness engineering is an additional asset.
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently, good communication skills

Please send your CV to before 25/08/2022

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