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Components Engineer

European Space Agency

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Posted 2 weeks ago

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Join the forefront of space exploration as an esteemed Components Engineer at ESA, shaping the future of electrical and electronic technologies

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Noordwijk, NL

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Organisation summary: The European Space Agency (ESA) is a bastion of space exploration and technological innovation. Committed to expanding human knowledge through space research and technology, ESA plays a crucial role in advancing our understanding of the universe. Being part of ESA means joining a collaborative team dedicated to groundbreaking missions and developments that pave the way for future exploration.

  • Providing expert technical support and consultancy for ESA projects in the field of passive and RF passive EEE components.
  • Contributing to the definition of technology development requirements and plans for technology programmes.
  • Managing R&D activities to meet the long- and short-term technological needs of the Agency.
  • A master’s degree in electronics engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Prior experience in space projects and products is highly valued.
  • Eligibility to access controlled technology and obtain security clearance.

ESA celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer, encouraging applications from all qualified individuals, with special encouragement for women and people with disabilities to apply. ESA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment.

The Components Engineer will be part of the Components Section, Data Systems, Microelectronics and Component Technology Division, Electrical Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality. The Components Section provides functional support to ESA projects and carries out technological research (R&D) in the field of electrical, electronic and electromechanical (EEE) components with a strong focus on technologies and processes, development and reliability, as well as on ground qualification activities.

The role entails providing expert technical support and consultancy to ESA projects, programmes and general studies in the fields of passive and RF passive EEE throughout all project phases. You will also contribute to the definition of technology development requirements and work plans for the Agency’s technology programmes. You will be responsible for defining, initiating and managing R&D activities covering both long- and short-term needs.

Job requirements include a master’s degree in electronics engineering or a related subject and a minimum of five years of professional experience. Professional experience in space projects and products is an asset. Applicants must be eligible to access technology and hardware which is subject to European and US export control regulations & security clearance by their national security administrations.

ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged. At the Agency we value diversity, and we welcome people with disabilities. Whenever possible, we seek to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing the necessary support at the workplace.

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