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Antenna Engineer


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Description: 

Job code: RT-C/TEC-EFA/00490

Job posted on: Fri, 2018-11-23 17:02

Location: ESTEC-Noordwijk

Country: The Netherlands

Education: Master degree

Contract type: Permanent

Start Date: within 2 months

Requirements

PhD or MSc Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent General background in antenna technologies and experience in antenna testing (preferably in the space domain); Good working knowledge of Near and Far field antenna testing systems; Capability for performing activities related to all aspects of testing and integration of antenna systems in an autonomous way; General understanding of measurement uncertainty and accuracy; Experience in maintenance and calibration of general RF antenna laboratory test equipment and instrumentation; Experience with handling of space hardware is considered an asset; Good working knowledge on antenna systems and design approaches; Good working knowledge on latest antenna design and modelling software tools; Proactive attitude to solving problems; Good organisational skills.

Contact information: l.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com s.poncerios@vitrocisetbelgium.com o.recca@vitrocisetbelgium.com



Specific Tasks

  • Supporting the Antenna Test campaigns within the ESTEC Antenna Measurement Laboratory, including test definition, test execution and delivery of data/test report to the customer;
  • Perform testing activities in Spherical, Planar, Cylindrical Near Field, Compact Range and Material RF Characterisation facilities, including test plans and test setup preparation, operation of the test ranges and analysis of test results;
  • Perform research testing activities that challenge the current state-of-the-art in space antenna measurements, aiming at enabling new testing capability and fulfil the needs of future ESA space missions in all space applications (Earth Observation, Navigation, Science, Telecommunications, Human Space Flight and Space Transportation);
  • Support the Antenna Measurement Laboratory Maintenance and Equipment Calibration activities;
  • Support to Antenna Design and Modelling activities;
  • Hands-on antenna modelling support to projects.
Ideal Candidate: 
Requirements 
  • PhD or MSc Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent
  •  General background in antenna technologies and experience in antenna testing (preferably in the space domain);
  •  Good working knowledge of Near and Far field antenna testing systems;
  •  Capability for performing activities related to all aspects of testing and integration of antenna systems in an autonomous way;
  •  General understanding of measurement uncertainty and accuracy;
  •  Experience in maintenance and calibration of general RF antenna laboratory test equipment and instrumentation;
  •  Experience with handling of space hardware is considered an asset;
  •  Good working knowledge on antenna systems and design approaches;
  •  Good working knowledge on latest antenna design and modelling software tools;
  •  Proactive attitude to solving problems;
  •  Good organisational skills.
Contact information: 

 l.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com

s.poncerios@vitrocisetbelgium.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

o.recca@vitrocisetbelgium.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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