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Noordwijk The Netherlands

Senior Components Engineer

Expires: August 26, 2021


Job Overview

We are looking for a Senior Component Engineer on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to provide support Radiation Hardness Assurance & Compliance Analysis Section and report to the head of the RHA and Component Analysis Section (TEC-QEC).
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

  • Coordinate the activities of the laboratory including the work of the laboratory team members and ensure a high standard of work and outputs;
  • Provide administrative support to lab activities;
  • Provide monthly status reports to the Head of the TEC-QEC Section;
  • Maintain a database of all laboratories tasks, manpower, equipment, etc.;
  • Provide inputs on requirements for investments in laboratory equipment, software and computing provisions;
  • Provide expertise in the field of EEE components, materials and processes investigations. Carry out analyses on EEE components, materials and processes;
  • Follow-up on the production of Analysis reports by team members and consistency check for adherence to technical procedure;
  • Carry out Failure Analysis tasks and other analysis tasks as required;
  • Prepare reports on the analysis tasks as required;
  • Support and advice concerning the performance of analysis tasks sub-contracted to external laboratories;
  • Provide related technical support on EEE components to ESA projects and other D/TEC divisions in the area EEE components and failure investigation;
  • Provide technical input to the formulation, review and maintenance of the technical standards and specifications relating to test methods for component qualification and analysis;
  • Support ISO certification activities.


MSc or PhD in Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or related specialisation from a recognised Institution;
10+ years of relevant professional work experience in the field of Passive Components, Discrete Semiconductors for RF and non-RF, Complex Microcircuits for Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal and Microwave, Hybrid Technology, Micropackaging, Optoelectronics and Micro-/Nano-Systems (proficiency in at least 4 out of the previous 12 categories is required);
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Ability to work effectively, autonomously and cooperatively in a diverse and international team environment, defining and implementing solutions in line with team and individual objectives, as well as project deadlines;
Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

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