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Communication Systems and Technologies Engineer

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Toegevoegd op 01 September 2022
Vacature locatie
Noordwijk Zh
Contract type
Detachering

Functieprofiel

We are looking for a Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer (E3) to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands.

Specific tasks to be performed:

  • Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D.
  • Support the management of industrial R&D activities in the areas of:

o satellite modem physical and link layer analysis, design, prototyping and testing;

o SATCOM Systems and network analysis and simulations.

  • Support internal hands-on technical analysis on subjects related to future SATCOM system.
  • Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the area of telecom systems and networks.

General tasks to be performed:

  • Activities and contracts technical follow-up.
  • Specific engineering support to space projects developed by ESA and/or by major European industries/operators.
  • Validation of designs by means of analyses, simulations, laboratory testing and field trials (possibly in co-operation with third parties).
  • Design, implementation and testing tasks for technological projects.

Bedrijfsprofiel

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!

About ESA-ESTEC

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.

Functie-eisen

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

  • Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering with particular emphasis on digital transmissions from the physical and MAC layer perspective.
  • Strong technical background in telecommunication engineering and knowledge of the relevant communication protocols is required.
  • Knowledge of the main satellite and terrestrial telecom standards is considered an asset as well as the experience with communication system HW prototyping and testing (e.g. FPGA, DSP, GPU, micro-processors).
  • Broad technical expertise in telecommunication networks design with particular emphasis on physical and link layer, and good understanding of multiple access telecommunication protocols.
  • Good knowledge and experience in the use of communication simulation software tools (e.g. Matlab, C++) and commercial simulators (STK, OPNET, NS-3) is required.
  • A few years of work experience in the field of complex digital communications systems, sub-systems and networks is preferred.

Please send your CV to recruitmentaerospace@modis.com before 26/09/2022

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