Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer

Location: Noordwijk, Netherlands Application deadline: March 18, 2021 Reference number: 806
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

On behalf of ESA, we are currently looking for a Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer to work in its Site (ESTEC) in the beautiful city of Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D.
  • Support the management of industrial R&D activities in the areas of: i) satellite modem physical and link layer analysis, design, prototyping and testing; ii) SATCOM Systems and network analysis and simulations.
  • Support internal hands-on technical analysis on subjects related to future SATCOM systems.
  • Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the area of telecom systems and networks.
  • Coordinate the section telecom lab activities.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Master Degree or PhD in Telecommunication Engineering with particular emphasis on digital transmissions from the physical and MAC perspective, with minimum 4 years of experience.
  • Strong technical background in telecommunication engineering and knowledge of the relevant communication protocols.
  • 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++).
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • A few years of work experience in the field of complex digital communications systems, sub-systems and networks.
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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