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RF Instrument Data Processing Engineer

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 RF Instrument Data Processing Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

RF Instrument Data Processing Engineer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

You will have the following responsibilities:

Design, development and performance evaluation and characterisation of control, data and signal processing units for Radio Frequency payloads and instruments;

Definition, design, development, performance evaluation and verification of data and signal processing functions and algorithms via simulation techniques (e.g. Matlab, Python, prototyping SW);

Design, verification and validation of payload data and signal processing chains;

Hardware/ software optimization and implementation of payload data processing functions on processors (e.g. uC/uP, DSP, GPU, AI accelerators) and FPGA (e.g. MPSoC, RfSoC) based platforms;

Radio Frequency payloads/ instruments related ASICs and device specification/ validation;

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 a relevant discipline;

Extensive knowledge in on-board data and signal processing techniques;

Extensive knowledge in signal quality and on-board payload data processing functions for RF remote sensing and Telecom payloads;

Extensive knowledge in simulation of signal processing functions (Matlab, Python, C, etc);

Knowledge in the design, training and validation of machine learning techniques (not limited to deep learning) for tasks such as prediction, classification, semantic segmentation, object detection, etc;

Familiarity with telecom payload processors, synthetic aperture radar, radar altimetry and radio frequency interference mitigation (coverage of more than one of the topics will be a strong asset);

Familiarity with payload data and signal processing on-board systems architectures;

Familiarity with processing devices and on-board electronics design related to data acquisition and processing functions;

Familiarity with procurement of units, sub-systems integration and testing;

Ability to work in an autonomous manner, in particular when providing support to projects with high time allocations and this in coordination with the line manager;

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 as soon as possible.

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 Chiara Grossardi, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-SC-4555A before 30-Jun-21 .

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

RF Instrument Data Processing Engineer

Space Careers, Noordwijk
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