Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer

Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer

Job Title: Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bremen
Salary: €50000 - €80000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-01-28
Reference: J140394
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2019 10:58

Job Description

Telecommunication Payload Systems Engineer

Are you a Payload Systems Engineer looking for a progressive role working with spacecraft systems, structural, thermal, and AIT engineering to ensure acceptable payload performance from the design phase until the in-orbit phase passing by the on-ground test activities? Are you able to evaluate the Payload to Platform interfaces (ICDs), and simultaneous projects in various stages allows for a unique and exciting combination of tasks from early development, to on-ground 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:
• Perform sub-systems and systems architecture trade-offs and performance analysis
• Interact directly with suppliers, reviewing unit level performance and interfaces for suitability and assess impacts to payload level performance, regular travel to supplier facilities
• Supports the Payload System Engineers and the Satellite AIT Manager with responsibility for ensuring adequate preparation and execution / coordination of the full payload test campaign (including satellite test campaign)
• Ensures coordination within the AIT department of all stakeholders (for instance, Technical Specialists; Test Systems Experts; EMC team; EGSE specialist,..etc.)
• Perform and review of Payload tests in ground (IFT,TVAC,CATR,FFT) and in orbit;

• Degree in telecommunications, electronics, microwave, electrical, aerospace engineering or comparable discipline
• Several years of working experience
• Experience in RF engineering for Space programs
• Excellent organization, prioritisation, and communications skills
• Good team worker
• English working level proficiency

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