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New opportunity available! We are looking for a TT&C Engineer. Do you have broad expertise in the field of Telecom Systems Engineering Support? Apply now.
Support on TT&C / PDT related topics:
Participation to the Concurrent Design Facility work including mission analysis.
Support to studies and analyses of techniques and technologies for Tracking, Telemetry and Command (TT&C) and Payload Data Transmission (PDT) systems, including in particular: modulation, error correction coding, combined (adaptive) modulation/coding, signal synchronisation, digital signal processing, RF/microwave technologies.
Technical support for the development of TT&C and PDT equipment and subsystems.
Assessing end-to-end TT&C and PDT systems including system level design, (dynamic) link budget assessment, and data flow analysis including interaction between different link layers and between transponder/transmitter and avionics equipment; assessment of related encryption and authentication functions.
Simulation and testing in laboratory of TT&C / PDT systems and equipment. Generation of technical requirements and statements of work for TT&C /PDT related activities.
Technical support for standardisation activity in the frame of European ECSS and CCSDS.
Support to ESA projects from early conceptual phase to launch preparation.
A Master degree / PhD in Telecommunication or Electrical Engineering.
In addition to the required 4 years relevant work experience, some years of work experience in the field of satellite TT&C and PDT 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, Payload Data Transmitters (for Earth Observation) and other spacecraft sub-systems technology design and testing is an asset.
Knowledge on Authentication and Encryption schemes as applied to TT&C/PDT systems, in addition to cyber security aspects, is also an asset.
Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration.
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What we offer
Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.
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