Analogue and Digital Electronics Engineer

Location
Netherlands
Application deadline
Reference number
138
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Description

You will have the opportunity to provide engineering support to the Future Missions Office and Prodex Office at the European Space Agency located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Tasks and Activities
  • Design of analogue and digital electronics in support of various payload instrument validation activities with a particular emphasis on detector read-out electronics

  • Manufacturing and test of electronic circuits

  • Supporting electronic system, components and electro-optical sensor characterisations in the sections laboratories

  • Development of firmware and instrument control and readout software

  • Supporting the development and maintenance of the technical infrastructure needed to validate payload technologies

  • Generally supporting office activities; contributing to the elaboration and implementation of the Science Programme technology development plans

  • Evaluation of proposals in response to calls for missions, participation in reviews, payload expertise in support of system studies

Skills and Experience
  • You have an Academic qualification in electronics engineering complemented by several years of hands-on project or industrial experience in the design, engineering, performance analysis and testing of electronic circuits, preferably in the space domain.

  • You have expertise in low-noise analogue, high-speed digital techniques and mixed-signal circuits.

  • You have hands-on experience with such electronic designs and relevant CAD and simulation tools.

  • You have a good knowledge of sensor technologies covering wavelengths ranging from IR to gamma-rays, electro-optical characterisation, cryogenics, and / or the design considerations for space-based payloads would be an asset.

  • You are creative and have very good problem-solving skills. Given the you will be working in a small team, you should also be flexible and able to multi-task.

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of SECRET or above.

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