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Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer

Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer

Job Title: Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage
Industry:
Salary: £30 per hour
Start Date: 2018-03-27
Reference: J139782
Contact Name: Holly Auger
Contact Email: hauger@kdcresource.com
Job Published: March 27, 2018 14:57

Job Description

KDC Resource are working with a leading OEM within the Aerospace industry who are seeking an Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer.
This is a contract role and a great opportunity to work for innovative organisation and be involved in extremely exciting projects!
You will be working closely with the Project team, CADM, Procurement teams in a buzzing environment all based in Stevenage.
You will be specifying and overseeing procurement of electrical test racks used during spacecraft build and test. You will be providing daily support of this electrical equipment.
The job includes validation and routine maintenance as well as configuring, maintaining and administering the computers on the EGSE network.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
•Create the EGSE test specification with input from the electrical AIT engineer and subsystem architect
•Provide technical support during the EGSE procurement including reviewing data packs and attending Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
•Write and execute the commissioning and validation procedures for the EGSE
•Provide basic user training on the EGSE
•Provide first line support for all the spacecraft EGSE during all test phases (including environmental and launch campaigns), liaising with suppliers and supporting the NCR process as required
•Configuring and maintaining the EGSE LAN
•Supporting the Central Checkout System software, including installing patches, TMTC database files and providing first line support
•System administration of EGSE computers running Linux or Windows OS
•Design of test cables and test-aids and overseeing build and validation
•Preparing EGSE maintenance plan and data back-up strategies
•Design, implement and test small modifications on delivered EGSE
•Support the maintenance and calibration arrangements for the departments General Purpose Lab Equipment (GPLE)
•Support process improvements and new initiatives relating to EGSE

JOB/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:
•Good theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic and RF test racks
•Fault finding skills down to board and component level
•Network and computer administration in Windows and Linux environments
•Good documentation skills (procedures, reports etc.)
•Knowledge of interfaces such as Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN bus, RS232/422 etc.
•ATE environments such as PCI, VXI, PXI
•Competent in the use of a variety of general purpose lab test equipment
•Knowledge of RF test systems
•Design, manufacture and commissioning of test systems
•Willing to support shifts and travel overseas on test campaigns as required
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION LEVEL
Minimum of an HNC in an Electrical Engineering related discipline or proven relevant experience in a similar role
Apply now or call Holly on 01202596374