RT-C/TEC-EST/00422 Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer

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Job Reference: N018/ESTECSF/1386
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Permanent
Contract Details: Permanent Contract
Salary: Salary information available upon application.
Working Hours: 40
Closing Date: 07/03/2018
Job Category: Satellite & Space Engineering
Region / Division: Space NL
Business Unit: ESTEC
Location: ESTEC, Noordwijk

Package Description

Full details on application.

Relocation assistance provided (if applicable).

Job Introduction

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.

Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.

Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. 


Main Responsibilities

A diverse range of support tasks in the following position:

• Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D.
• Activities and contracts technical follow-up.
• Specific engineering support to space projects developed by ESA and/or by major European industries/operators.
• Validation of designs by means of analyses, simulations, laboratory testing and field trials (possibly in co-operation with third parties).
• Design, implementation and testing tasks for technological projects.

Additionally, the key person will have the following responsibilities:
• Support the user terminal developments within the Iris project
• Support ARTES C&G activities related to ground segment
developments for telecom systems
• Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the
area of telecom systems and networks
• Support the section telecom lab activities

The Ideal Candidate

The key person should bring:

o PhD or Msc Engineering from a recognized Institution of secondary studies (University, ecol superieure, etc) or equivalent.

o Min 4 years of a relevant experience. 
o Knowledge of satellite communication architectures and techniques.
o Experience in analysis and design of modern digital communication systems, coding and synchronization issues.
o Familiarity with modern communication system and sub-system simulation techniques, as a minimum Matlab and C/C++ program languages.
o Knowledge of modern prototyping and testing methodologies for digital communication sub-systems is also preferred.



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered.

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About The Company

Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide.

Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest on-site service provider with ca. 300 staff.

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you.