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Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer

Expires: July 13, 2021


Job Overview

We are looking for a Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, to join their Telecom. Systems & Techniques Section.
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D;
  • Support the management of industrial R&D activities in the areas of: i) satellite modem physical and link layer analysis, design, prototyping and testing; ii) SATCOM Systems and network analysis and simulations;
  • Support internal hands-on technical analysis on subjects related to future SATCOM systems;
  • Support the preparation of the section R&D technology roadmaps in the area of telecom systems and network;
  • Coordinate the section telecom lab activities.


Master Degree or PhD in Telecommunication Engineering with particular emphasis on digital transmissions from the physical and MAC perspective;
Broad technical expertise in telecommunication networks design with particular emphasis on physical and link layer, and good understanding of multiple access telecommunication protocols;
A few years of work experience in the field of complex digital communications systems, sub- systems and networks is preferred;
Strong technical background in telecommunication engineering and knowledge of the relevant communication protocols is required;
Knowledge of the main satellite and terrestrial  telecom standards is considered an asset as well as the experience with communication system HW prototyping and testing (e.g. FPGA, DSP, GPU, micro-processors);
Good knowledge and experience in the use of communication simulation software tools (e.g. Matlab, C++) is required;
For candidates with less than 10 years experience, please provide the relevant academic transcripts in order to give the Client a more complete candidate profile at the selection stage. 

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