Optical Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-24086
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 05 July 2024
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. HE Space has joined forces with CS Group to lead the engineering and digital space market in Europe and to provide highly skilled consulting.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities              

As part of the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Follow-up of optical instrument design aspects and support to the development of optical subsystems;
  • Provision of expert technical support to ESA projects and studies for the development of optical space instrumentation throughout all project phases;
  • Definition and review of all optical system engineering aspects, including requirements, both at system and subsystem level, internal and external interfaces, and engineering budgets;
  • Participation in project reviews;
  • Evaluation of procurement proposals;
  • Contribution to design/optical related performance improvement, i particular, by identifying critical development problems and assisting in their resolution;
  • Development of mathematical models and simulations of optical instruments;
  • Definition and follow-up of instrument on-ground test and calibration activities and of in-orbit commissioning;
  • Contribution to lab activities.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Master or PhD in Physics or Optical Engineering;
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience;
  • 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 together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Annie Kontou, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-24086.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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