Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer - Antenna

Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer - Antenna

Job Title: Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer - Antenna
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bremen
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-28
Reference: J140395
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 28, 2019 11:10

Job Description

Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer - Antenna

Are you a Payload Systems Engineer looking for a progressive role working with spacecraft systems, structural, thermal, and AIT engineering to ensure acceptable payload and Antenna performances from the design phase until the in-orbit phase passing by the CATR test activities? Are you able to evaluate the Antenna to Platform interfaces (ICDs). Simultaneous projects in various stages allows for a unique and exciting combination of tasks from early development, to verification- and in-orbit performance evaluation. KDC are working on a position that could offer you a challenging role based in Bremen, Germany where you would join a growing team.

Key responsibilities of the Payload Systems Engineer:
• Interact directly with suppliers, reviewing unit level and subsystem performance and interfaces for suitability (regular travel to supplier facilities)
• To act as a main technical interface toward the customers and the supplier for technical and programmatic aspects concerning the Antenna subsystem
• Perform Antenna architecture trade-offs and performance analysis, including definition of requirements and SOW
• Interaction with the Payload System Engineers team and the Satellite AIT Manager for ensuring adequate preparation and execution of the full payload and satellite test campaign
• Interaction within the project System areas (Thermal, Mechanical, AIT, SW, Test Systems Experts; EMC, etc.)
• Perform and review of Antenna level tests (IFT,TVAC,CATR,FFT) and satellite in orbit test ;
• Support the Systems Engineering Team in the standardisation and improvement processes

• Degree in telecommunications, electronics, microwave, electrical, aerospace engineering or comparable discipline
• Capable of interact within a cross-functional technical team
• Experience in subcontractor management
• Experience in space industry is preferred
• Excellent organization, prioritization, and communications skills
• Working level proficiency in written and spoken English, German language skills advantageous

Please contact Eugene on 01202 596366 for more information and submit your CV.