Ground Stations System Engineer

Location: Germany, Darmstadt Application deadline: 28 May 2021 Reference number: 881
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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 have over 600 staff working across 11 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.

We are currently looking for a Ground Stations System Engineer to work at out client’s premises in Darmstadt, Germany. This cross-projects permanent position will allow the key person to be involved in many programmes in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations – contributing from the design to the maintenance and V&V activities.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Contribute to the follow up of the detailed design and development activities of Phase B/C/D of the future ground segments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications.
  • Contribute to the MTG MDAF and TTCF Warranty and Maintenance phases in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and evolution in phase E to the other programmes within the organization in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations.

 Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to the profile together with the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks.
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar function for at least 2 years in the following:
    • Ground stations system and subsystem design and development for TT&C;
    • TT&C baseband equipment and SLE compliant implementations;
    • Technical background in the specification and V&V of ground stations and large antennas and tracking systems for GEO and LEO satellites
    • Knowledge of modulation/demodulation schemes applied by Ground to Space ICD for TT&C and payload data transmission (e.g. ECSS and CCSDS Standards).
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Competence and experience in the engineering processes for managing requirements from the definition phase through the traceability, verification, validation and maintenance stages using formal methods and tools (e.g. DOORs).
  • System experience with Link budget analysis and tools in S, X and Ka Band.
  • Knowledge of standard RF and microwave tools and S/W package for generation of signal processing related simulations and/or semi-automated measurement procedures.
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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 have over 600 staff working across 11 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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