Satellite Test Engineer / Lead (m/f)


SectorsSpace & Petrochemical
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsLarge company benefits
LocationsEurope (excluding UK), Germany, The Netherlands
Contract TypeContract


Satellite Test Engineer 

Your Tasks
- Lead of a small team of engineers / technicians

- Work planning, organization and control

- Support for test procedure preparation as well as test report generation

- Test procedure execution on satellite flight hardware within a small test team

- Functional and reduced performance testing of all satellite subsystems, e.g. Attitude and Orbital Control Subsystem (AOCS), Power Subsystem, Telemetry, Tracking and Command Subsystem and the navigation payload using on-board software

- End-to-end test of correct AOCS implementation (i.e. "polarity verification")

- Delegated Quality Assurance tasks like e.g. Key Inspection Points, standard inspections, mating logs, as-runs, procedure variations, Non-Conformance-Reports, Problem Reports

Your Qualifications
- A degree in electrical engineering, aerospace technology, physics or comparable qualification

- At least four years of experience in the satellite AIT or test field

- Knowledge of ECSS standards for testing and verification of software and hardware

- Knowledge about Spacecraft Central Checkout Systems (CCS), preferably running under SCOS 2000 Version 3.1 (TOPE)

- Experience in functional and performance testing and verification of satellite subsystems and on-board software

- High motivation and commitment to the project

- Used to tough project targets and challenges

- Well-developed communication skills and hands-on mentality

- Excellent conceptual and analytical skills and able to work under time-pressure

- Fluency in spoken and written English

- EU members only

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