Satellite Flight Products Engineer

Location: United Kingdom, Harwell Application deadline: 29 October 2021 Reference number: 924
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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Satellite communications is the economic engine of the space industry, accounting for two thirds of overall space industry revenue. ESA’s programme of Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems (ARTES) seeks to keep European and Canadian industry at the leading edge of this fiercely competitive global market by nurturing innovation. Through ESA’s support, industry can pursue research and development that would otherwise not be economically viable. Growing new space-enabled applications and services stimulates the wider economy, creating new business and jobs across almost every sector.

Your role of Flight Products Engineer will be working as part of the core ESA ARTES team in Harwell, Oxforshire, United Kingdom. You will provide technical and project management expertise for R&D projects focusing on the development of new Satellite components such as: Satcom flight hardware, optical communications technology, digitilisation, antennas, FPGA’s, 5g equipment.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Coordinate the initiation of activities related to technology and product design and development for the flight products.
  • Evaluation, negotiation, monitoring and control of contracts and activities related to technology and product development for satellite flight products.
  • Monitor market and technology trends and developments in the area of satellite communication flight products segments.
  • Provide input for the Department Business Intelligence management system.
  • Support TIA Communication activities in line with the ESA TIA Communication Policy rules.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in Satellite Payloads.
  • Experience in the definition and implementation of low level solutions.
  • Experience in Project Management or management of sub-contractors.
  • Expertise in one or all of the following areas:
    • Satcom flight hardware;
    • Optical communications technology;
    • Digitilisation;
    • Satcom antennas;
    • FPGA’s;
    • 5g.
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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