Senior Satcom Product Engineer

United Kingdom
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RHEA Group is currently recruiting a Senior Satcom Product Engineer to support of activities in the Flight Heritage Products and Hosted Payloads Implementation Section for Telecommunication Satellites at our client’s premises in Harwell, UK.

Tasks and Activities

You will be responsible for the management of activities devoted to the development of platform and payloads products for telecommunications satellites including products and hosted payloads ready to gain flight heritage. The scope of work shall include:

  • Lead design reviews on contracts between the agency and industry

  • Evaluation, negotiation, monitoring and control of contracts and activities

  • Monitor market and technology trends and developments in the area of satellite communication

  • Identify any issues during the procurement phase, running or closing of an activity, and flag them in a timely manner

  • Support preparation of Papers for Adjudication Committees or Delegate bodies (IPC, JCB), with high quality standards

  • Provide input for the Department Business Intelligence tools

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree or equivalent qualification in engineering

  • Minimum 10 years of industry experience in telecommunication payload and platform engineering including design, system level analysis, manufacturing, and testing

  • Experience in Management of development contracts for satellite equipment

  • Experience in telecommunication satellite equipment design, qualification, AIT and in-orbit testing

  • Experience in payload technology and products for telecommunication satellites


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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