On-Board Payload Data Processing Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-3678
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 04 January 2018
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for an On-Board Payload Data Processing Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

On-Board Payload Data Processing Engineer


Key Tasks and Responsibilities                  

As part of the On-board Payload Data Processing Section, you will have different responsibilities encompassing hardware, software and system aspects in the following areas:

  • Definition, design and validation of payload data acquisition, processing and storage chains;
  • Validation of signal and image processing algorithms via simulation techniques (e.g. Matlab, prototyping SW);
  • Implementation of payload data processing functions on processors (e.g. Digital Signal Processors) and FPGAs based platforms;
  • Specific engineering support in the above domains to mainstream ESA space projects, mainly for (but not restricted to) the development and testing phases.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master Degree in Engineering;
  • Defining payload data processing systems architectures;
  • Extensive knowledge of signal and image processing techniques and devices;
  • Procurement of units, sub-systems integration and testing;
  • Knowledge of hardware on-board electronics design related to data acquisition, processing and storage functions;
  • VHDL programming, including reconfiguration and partial reconfiguration techniques;
  • Broad knowledge of communication networks principles, standards and their implementation. This includes high-speed networks such as SpaceWire and SpaceFibre;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Noordwijk. We welcome applicants who are available from March 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Ms Elisa Manfreda at jobs@hespace.com, quoting job NL-HP-3678 before 04-Jan-18.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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