Thermal Test Engineer

  • Thermal Test Engineer

    ATG Europe is currently looking for a Thermal Test Engineer, to be deployed at the ETS test center at the ESA/ESTEC facilities in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

Job overview

Our client is one of the top players in the European space technology industry offering solutions for complete satellites, scientific payloads and space structures. The company is currently working on a major European satellite development and manufacturing program and is looking for support in testing for this series of satellites.

In this role you will be responsible for everything around the preparation, execution and reporting of TVAC testing of a series of satellites. Due to the nature of the project, a valid personal security clearance from an EU country is needed.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Satellite thermal set-up preparation installation and validation;
  • System testing during TVAC;
  • Test supervision and monitoring;
  • Functional and performance testing on satellite Thermal Control Subsystem;
  • Preparation of test specification documents and test procedures;
  • Thermal data analysis and editing of test reports;
  • Support in delegated QA tasks, like standard inspections, as-runs, procedure variations, NCRs.


  • University Degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline;
  • Several years of experience in satellite system testing;
  • Hands-on engineering experience in environmental test activities;
  • Experience and ability to read and understand written requirements and procedures;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • fluency in English language is mandatory;
  • Willingness to work in shifts when necessary;
  • Inpossession of, or eligibleto get, a personal security clearance from an EU country;
  • Ability to work both independently as part of a team.

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.