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Optical Engineer & Optical Physics Experimentation

  • Reference NL-HP-24037
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 03 April 2024

Key Tasks and Responsibilities                 

As part of the Optical Engineering team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Definition, design, establishment of performance budgets and performance analysis of optical test set-ups.
  • Independent execution of optical tests in the optics laboratory on components and systems related to straylight and spectro-radiometric performance;
  • Provision of expert technical support to ESA projects and studies for the development of optical space instrumentation throughout all project phase;
  • Support the development of optical technologies and subsystems with emphasis on testing, verification and calibration;
  • Definition and follow-up of instrument on-ground test and calibration activities and of in-orbit commissioning;
  • Contribution to design/optical related performance improvement, in particular, by identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution;
  • Participation to project reviews;
  • Evaluation of procurement proposals;

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Minimum level of Masters degree in Optical Engineer or Physics;
  • PhD in Physics is considered an asset;
  • Project and/or industrial experience in the design, engineering and testing and verification of various types of optical instrumentation;
  • Solid experience in precision optical measurements at system, sub-assembly and  component level;
  • Experience in space project work, and of operations in a cleanroom environment;
  • Knowledge and or experience in the use and application of the ISO 9000 series or ISO 17025 standards for quality management of test laboratories;
  • Good technical judgement, analytical and excellent verbal and written communication skills, in the English language;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory. knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

This job is located in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV (in English and in Word or PDF) to Vicente Gracia, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-24037.

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Optical Engineer & Optical Physics Experimentation

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  • +31 71 341 7517

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