Radiation Effects Engineer
- Reference NL-HP-4572
- Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
- Closing date 01 August 2021
HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Radiation Effects Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.
Key Tasks and Responsibilities
As part of the Radiation Hardness Assurance and Component Analysis Section at ESA/ESTEC, you will have the following responsibilities:
- Providing support to the Agency’s Projects in the field of EEE component Radiation Hardness Assurance;
- Preparing and conducting radiation tests campaigns including developing test set-up and subsequent data analysis (with emphasis on TID, DD and SEE) on EEE components, test structures and materials in support of Agency’s projects, studies, evaluation, qualification or radiation hardening activities;
- Defining relevant radiation studies, experimental and development activities (also including in- flight component radiation characterization experiments); to initiate and manage such activities implemented under ESA contracts;
- Supporting the sections’ standardisation activities, particularly those involving general Radiation Hardness Assurance procedures, irradiation test guidelines (SEE, TID and Displacement Damage), modelling and simulation issues;
- Conducting simulations of radiation effects in components and materials using suitable device physics based SW-tools and to produce new or improve existing models;
- Coordinating such activities with internal and external partners and promoting the results achieved in the form of publications, presentations and training to be provided.
Skills & Experience
You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:
- A Master degree or equivalent qualification in electrical/electronic engineering or (solid state) physics;
- substantial experience in the field of radiation effects on semiconductor components and all aspects of irradiation testing;
- Experienced in SEE rate prediction tools and have sufficient knowledge of the space environment to correctly employ these tools;
- Demonstrate familiarity with shielding analysis tools (sectoring and 3D MonteCarlo based), device physics simulation tools, modern programming techniques, modelling and simulation of radiation effects on EEE components for radiation hardening and software engineering practices;
- Basic knowledge of component engineering and product assurance principles and modelling / simulation of radiation effects on EEE components for radiation hardening;
- 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 August 2021 (or as soon as possible thereafter).
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 Mr Yannik Dubois, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-4572 before 01-Aug-21.
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