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    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Engineering
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  • Languages
    English German French
  • Experience Required
    10+ Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Postcode 2201 in Noordwijk
    • Date Posted
      November 04,2020
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    Radio Navigation Engineer (RT-C/TEC-ESG/00660)

    Job Introduction

    Do you have 4 years of relevant work experience in telecommunications and signal processing or electronic engineering? You could be our new Radio Navigation Engineer. Come join Serco team at the European Space Agency.

    Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. We have over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector: Since the creation of the European Space Agency (ESA), our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.

    Main Responsibilities
    Working as Radio Navigation Engineer includes to work on design and analysis of radio navigation systems, with emphasis on ground and user segments’ technology. The principal tasks and responsibilities will include:

    Support to the monitoring of industrial contracts for the development of professional and commercial ground/user products for radio navigation and earth observation through ESA's co-funded R&D programs;
    Support to Navigation Projects (e.g. EGNOS and GALILEO), R&D and Testing activities in the fields of system and mainly receivers’ performances for sensor stations and user receivers;
    Support to TEC Navigation Laboratory for the design, implementation and operation of complex testing setups.

    Successful Candidate
    Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:

    Master or PhD in telecommunications, electronic engineering, aerospace engineering or computer science, as well as experience in the following fields:
    At least 4 years of relevant work experience in telecommunications and signal processing or electronic engineering, including direct experience on GNSS and Earth Observation;
    Specific knowledge on Satellite Radio Navigation Systems, ranging and positioning techniques and technologies, including architectures of multi-GNSS receivers, high accuracy positioning (RTK, PPP) and robust positioning, navigation and timing;
    Experience in the implementation, maintenance and operation of complex Radio Navigation processing, simulation and test facilities for spacecraft, aircraft, maritime and land mobile applications.

    The following competencies would be considered an asset:
    Proven knowledge and hands-on experience on processing and testing techniques for multi-element antennas (beamforming, antenna calibration);
    Experience in the field of autonomous vehicles, in particular related to positioning and testing techniques and safety standards;
    Knowledge on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and their applications to radio navigation and/or earth observation.

    Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration.

    About The Company
    Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries. In Europe, Serco supports governments and international organisations in the delivery of essential public services with operations in Belgium, France and French Guyana, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland.

    What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service and to keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play. We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

    If you share our values and want to join a team of over 50,000 passionate colleagues globally we want to hear from you.

    Make a difference every day.

    More at:
    https://www.serco.com/eu/sector-expertise/space

    https://www.serco.com/eu/careers/careers-in-space

    Package Description

    What we offer if you join our amazing team:
    Competitive Salary
    Corporate Benefits Package
    Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable)
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