Technology R&D Engineer

  • Technology R&D Engineer

    Deadline for applications 23/04/2019

    For our biggest client, ESA/ESTEC, we are looking for a Technology RD Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Technology Implementation Section.

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 biggest client, ESA/ESTEC, we are looking for a Technology RD Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Technology Implementation Section.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of proposals for technology RD activities on their technical merit, consistency and defined priorities;
  • Preparation of the planning of the Technology programmes and of in-flight demonstration opportunities in close collaboration with representatives from technical support and programme departments;
  • Managing assigned RD activities;
  • Monitoring of the implementation of the programmes and of activities, as appropriate, and provision of management information as required;
  • Monitoring of the consistency of the various Programmes/Initiatives withrespect to other on-going technology programmes and defined industrial policy objectives;
  • Evaluation of the results and support the dissemination of technology achievements (e.g. support the preparation of workshops and final presentation days).

Requirements

  • A PhD or Msc Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent (preferably space related). An additional qualification in Business Administration would be an asset;
  • Familiarity and experience in the RD area and technology development processes, in particular in the space sector, is a distinctive advantage;
  • Knowledge of Programme/Project management and controlling methods and tools;
  • Ability to interface with ESA staff at all levels;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise complex information;
  • Good verbal and written communications;
  • Rigor, commitment and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks;
  • Proactive attitude to solving problems, identify priority actions and to handle high workload.

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.