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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Other Science and Tech
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
      HE Space Operations
    • Date Posted
      May 09,2021
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    RF Payloads Operation & Maintenance Technician

    Key Tasks and Responsibilities

    As part of the Technology Directorate in ESTEC, you will have the following responsibilities:

    • Assist with the integration, configuration and running of RF test set-ups for evaluating the performance of RF subsystems or instruments for space application (fe. Atomic Clocks and Time and Frequency Test beds, Navigation payloads, Linear and Non-linear characterisation of subsystems/devices, Life limited RF payload equipment, PIM performance, multipactor performance and high power evaluation, remote sensing space born radar Calibration transponders etc.);
    • Development of software (using VEE and/or Lab View) for automated testing, control and monitoring of RF performance;
    • MIC/MMIC integration using dedicated equipment such as wire and ribbon bonding machines;
    • General laboratory support such as, general maintenance activities, calibration of the laboratory equipment;
    • Organisation and maintenance of laboratory library.

    Skills & Experience

    You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

    • A strong background in the preparation of RF test setups, integration and testing of RF Equipment (Active, Passive, time/frequency references) and RF Payloads;
    • Good experience with LabView/Vee Pro and tools for automated testing, control and monitoring of RF performance;
    • Good working knowledge of Thermal Vacuum chambers/systems is required;
    • Experience in maintenance and calibration of general RF laboratory test equipment and instrumentation;
    • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

    This job is located in Noordwijk.

    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 Sabrina Kracke, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-4524 before 02-Jun-21.

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