TT&C Engineer [J 3180]



An opportunity for an experienced TT&C Engineer to provide support onsite at ESTEC for Telespazio VEGA.


To support on mission analysis and TT&C related issues within the TT&C & PDT Systems Techniques Section.

Responsibilities / Duties

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Support on mission analysis and TT&C related issues
  • Participation to the Concurrent Design Facility work
  • Studies and analyses of techniques and technologies for telecommunications systems
  • Technical support for the development of TT&C equipment and subsystems
  • Simulation and testing in laboratory of TT&C systems and equipment
  • Generation of technical requirements and statements of work for TT&C related activities
  • Technical support for standardization activity in the frame of European ECSS and CCSDS
  • Support to ESA projects from early conceptual phase to launch preparation

Qualifications / Experience

  • MSc in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications or another relevant engineering discipline
  • At least 4 years relevant industrial experience
  • Relevant experience in the field of satellite TT&C systems.
  • Knowledge of modern computer systems, programming languages, telecommunication standards particularly in the area of TT&C and Telemetry, digital signal processing theory applied to communication systems and simulation tools is required.
  • Familiarity with TT&C transponders and other spacecraft sub-systems technology design and testing is also an asset.

Essential Skills

  • Good English language skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skill
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • High standard of document drafting
  • Ability to work effectively both within a small team and in an autonomous way


  • Positive, “can-do” approach

Further Details

All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Closing Date for applications is 5th November 2018.                                      

Location of the position is ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

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