Telecommunications Satellite Payload Engineer

Location: United Kingdom, Harwell Application deadline: September 28, 2020 Reference number: 616
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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.

We are currently looking for a Telecommunications Satellite Payload Engineer to work in Harwell.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Support the initiation of activities related to technology and product development for payload applications.
  • Support the establishment and control of relevant ESA requirements, specifications and general documentation.
  • Evaluation, support to negotiation, monitoring and control of development contracts and activities.
  • Preparation of inputs to status reports.
  • Contribute to the preparation of technology and product development work plans.
  • Support other members of the TIA-TTP section on their projects and share expertise within the section.
  • Monitor market and technology trends and developments in the area of satellite communication.
  • Cooperate with specialists in other ESA departments.
  • Identify any issues during the procurement phase, the running or closing of an activity, and flag them for attention in a timely manner.
  • Support the timely preparation of papers for Adjudication Committee meetings or Delegate bodies (IPC, JCB), with high quality standards.
  • Provide inputs for the Department Business Intelligence management system.
  • Support TIA communication activities in line with the ESA TIA Communication Policy rules.
  • Follow the relevant and applicable ISO procedures.
  • Maintain the required level of confidentiality and security as defined in the ESA Security Directives.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Master or PhD degree or equivalent qualification in engineering and experience in payload technology and products for telecommunication satellites.
  • General experience with the design, analysis, qualification, testing and implementation of satellite payload equipment for telecommunication satellites, with substantial experience in one or more of the following:
    • management of development contracts for satellite payload equipment.
    • design, development and/or exploitation of antenna and RF units, such as:
      • low noise amplifiers
      • channel amplifiers and linearisers
      • power amplifiers
      • frequency converters
      • digital signal processors
    • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • A sound knowledge of multiple different types of payload equipment and their functions at payload level.

 

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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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