Optical Instrument/Payload Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-3830
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 27 June 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 Optical Instrument/Payload Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Optical Instrument/Payload Engineer


Key Tasks and Responsibilities


As part of the Technology Directorate at ESTEC you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Translation of optical payload performance requirements into optical systems specifications

  • Conceptual design of optical systems, as telescopes, spectrometers;

  • Optical design analysis and verification including optical tolerances analyses;

  • Assessment of opto-mechanical layouts;

  • Definition of plans for experimental validation and calibration of optical systems;

  • Evaluation and analysis of test results;

  • Verification of high precision optical components technology developments.


Skills & Experience


You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • University degree in physics, optics, optical engineering;

  • 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;

  • Experience in the use and application of the ISO 9000 series or ISO 17025 standards for quality management of test laboratories;

  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.


This job is located in Noordwijk


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 Agnieszka Iwanczuk at jobs@hespace.com, quoting job NL-HP-3830 before 27-Jun-18.

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Agnieszka Iwanczuk
Agnieszka Iwanczuk
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  • +31 71 341 7512
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