Optical Systems Engineer

Job title: Optical Systems Engineer

Company: HE Space Operations BV

Job description: HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for an Optical Systems Engineer to support our customer in Germany.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

You will have the following responsibilities:

– Technical solution review, analysis, assessment and validation during their development lifecycle;

– Technical supervision of development activities;

– Technical requirements collection and definition;

– Elaboration, proposition and presentation of new technical concepts to close technology gaps;

– Monitoring of applicable scientific and technological trends and maintaining state-of-the-art expertise;

– Performing technical calculations: e.g. adaptive optics techniques for atmospheric turbulence mitigation, end-to-end and optical telescope system performance, telescope pointing precision, laser ranging link budgets, Zemax / raytracing analysis on optical systems and astrometric data reduction;

– Reporting on allocated activities in writing and during regular meetings;

– Fostering new application areas for multidisciplinary activities, with the emphasis on innovative concepts, cutting-edge technologies and system architectures.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

– Engineering Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent);

– Experience in ground station equipment handling;

– Experience in calibration procedures and organisation with external suppliers;

– Use of ESTRACK Configuration DataBase (ECDB);

– Knowledge of hardware and software for TT&C applications and their interfaces, including monitor and control;

– Knowledge of Telemetry and Telecommand, Networking;

– Experience in optical and photonic systems;

– Experience in Frequency and Timing systems;

– Knowledge and experience in data communication systems involving e.g. modulation, demodulation, PCM telemetry and telecommand, communication protocols (TCP/IP, SLE), coding techniques, data processing;

– Knowledge of ECSS and CCSDS standards;

– Participation in Ground Station systems and subsystems related meetings to share information with other stakeholders;

– Preparation and presentation of the output of the services (analysis, finding, etc.);

– Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Darmstadt. We welcome applicants who are available as soon as possible.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Chiara Grossardi, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job DE-SC-4648 before 22-Nov-21.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.

Expected salary:

Location: Darmstadt, Hessen

Job date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 02:37:41 GMT

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