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Antenna & Sub-Millimetre Waves Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

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Serco Space Services
Place
Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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Added: April 18, 2024
Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

We are looking for a dynamic Antenna & Sub-Millimetre Waves Engineer to join our team at the esteemed ESA-ESTEC site in the Netherlands. Step into a remarkable role that grants you access to one of the globe's highly coveted space agencies – an opportunity that launches your career into orbit!

Responsibilities

  • Providing expert technical support to ESA projects, programmes and general studies throughout all project phases, for space antenna systems and specifically in the field of Radar antennas.
  • Participating in project reviews and performing “in-house” design and trade-offs to support project-specific technology developments.
  • Defining, initiating and monitoring R&D activities covering both longand short-term needs for space antenna systems and specifically in the field of Radar antennas.
  • Monitoring applicable scientific and technological trends and maintaining state-of-the-art expertise in space antenna systems and specifically in the field of Radar antennas.
  • Hands-on antenna modelling and testing support to projects.

Profile

  • Master’s degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Radar architectures and technologies as applied to space.
  • Knowledge of antenna Space constraints at RF, mechanical, thermal and environmental levels gained from the handling of Flight Model development or R&D development at high TRL level.
  • Knowledge of antenna industrial manufacturing, testing processes, architecture and technologies.
  • Expertise in using antenna modelling tools (Ticra Tools, Ansys, CST)
  • Knowledge of antenna testing processes and control software design for antenna measurement systems.
  • Comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment.
  • Knowledge of another EU member state language is an asset.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.

De&i

Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive package of benefits offered by the company.
  • Assistance with relocation can be provided, details available upon request.
  • Engaging company events to foster team spirit.
  • Reimbursement of public transport expenses.
  • Access to a variety of sports and recreational activities at ESTEC Escape Recreation Centre.
  • Company contribution towards a pension scheme.

About Serco

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the likes of ESA, CNES, EUMETSAT, EUSPA, ASI and NASA. We offer space capabilities across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies across Europe and the globe We work within the heart of the space sector so understand the challenges our customers face. When it comes to recruitment we are experts in sourcing the very best talent within space engineering, earth observation, satellite communications and cyber security. We have placed hundreds of people from post graduates through to C-suite executives into space agencies, satellite operators, manufacturers, system integrators, consultancies, earth observation/remote sensing, launch providers and much more.
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