Analogue and Digital Electronics Engineer

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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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