Performance Simulation Engineer

  • Performance Simulation Engineer

    Deadline for application 09/05/2019

    For our main client, ESA/ESTEC, we are recruiting a Performance Simulation Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for their System Support Division.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

For our main client, ESA/ESTEC, we are recruiting a Performance Simulation Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for their System Support Division.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support the verification of mission and system level requirements in the areas of Mission observation and Data products;
  • Support the procurement and acceptance of simulator, Ground Processor Prototype (GPP) and reference processors;
  • Support the payload team for aspects relevant to instrument performance requirements flow-down and instrument performance verification;
  • Support cross-verification activities with the operational ground segment against the Ground Processor Prototype and Reference Processors;
  • Organise, draft the agenda and convene the meetings to achieve the objectives aboveSupport Head of EOP-PEP in the definition and promotion of generic approach and processes relevant to E2E Mission Performance Chain in coordination with other Mission Performance Engineers.

Requirements

  • University degree (at least Masters degree) or equivalent qualification in a relevant physical science, software or engineering subject, together with a demonstrated background and experience in managing/following software developments in a space project environment;
  • The candidate must possess solid analytical skills, a proactive and flexible attitude, together with the capability to critically analyse the work performed by industry in the relevant areas, quickly identify the problems and propose/instigate corrective actions;
  • The candidate should also be able to organise and conduct meetings with different parties, assertively presenting results and facilitating convergence on technical aspects;
  • The candidate shall demonstrate to be proficient with programming tools and languages (e.g. C, C++, Java and Python) and at ease with modern software build systems;
  • Knowledge in managing and configuration of cooperative environment (redmine, confluence, jira, etc) and in manipulating CCSDS data is an asset.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.