Octagon Professionals is constantly looking for the top talent available, who have a passion for space and/or space technology and is interested to join Octagon for projects at the European Space Agency in Noordwijk, The Netherlands (ESTEC).

ESTEC is a driven and technically strong organization, which seeks further additions to their teams in highly qualified, experienced professionals with an innovative mind, who can think independently, act safely and have the courage to challenge the limits and deliver the greatest value.

If you have over 4 years of relevant experience and think you have what it takes to join the technical center/’heart’ of European space activities, get in touch with us!

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Project preparation and implementation and managing industrial activities.
  • Prepare system models and perform system analyses in parallel or in support of industrial activities, especially provide engineering support to the System Engineer and the Space Segment manager in the appropriate areas of competence.
  • Provide support to the System Engineer in coordinating ESA internal studies and preparing the associated documentation.
  • Support the ESA System Engineer in monitoring activities related to the industrial activities, especially monitoring the coherent and cost-effective implementation of requirements from system level down to the lower sub-system level.
  • participation in Agency Reviews, notably supporting the System Engineer in organizing the Phase B System Requirements Review and Preliminary Design Review as well as lower level technical reviews in the relevant field of interest.
  • Supporting the definition of technology activities or additional technical studies in preparation of the next Phase of the Programme in the appropriate areas of competence.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next generation telecommunication systems for both space and ground segment.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next generation mobile communication systems for both space and ground segment.
  • Assessment of new concepts and techniques to be applied to next generation mobile communication systems for both space and ground segment.
  • Preparation of inputs to status reports.

Requirements:

  • A solid academic background, with a University degree in engineering / telecommunications / aerospace, etc. and numerous years of and relevant working experience in aerospace or telecommunications.
  • Experience in an international team is required.
  • Candidates should also possess very good interpersonal skills, be well-organised, pro-active, self-motivated and able to work effectively in a matrix structure.
  • Fluency in English is required, including the ability to draft technical reports.

We offer:

  • Attractive remuneration package and advice on tax free benefits.
  • 30 vacation days & additional 12 public holidays based on the 40h working week.
  • Advice from our Learning & Development Specialist on most suitable trainings/courses.
  • Extra budget and up to 5 extra days off for your professional development.
  • Pension contribution to a tailor-made pension scheme.
  • Yearly subsribtion to the ESTEC gym facilities and a swimming pool.
  • Assistance with relocation in case you are moving to The Netherlands from abroad.

Ready for this new challenge? Apply now and let’s get in touch!

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Consultant: Aleksandra Ciura
aleksandra.ciura@octagon.nl
+31 (0)70 3249 300
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