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Technology R&D Engineer


RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

We are currently looking for a Technology R&D Engineer to work in the beautiful city of Noordwijk. You will support the Management and Implementation of the General Support Technology Programme and of the Technology Development Element of the Basic Activities.

Tasks and Activities

  • Evaluation of proposals for technology R&D activities on their technical merit, consistency and defined priorities.
  • Preparation of the planning of the Technology programmes and of in-flight demonstration opportunities in close collaboration with representatives from technical support and programme departments.
  • Managing assigned R&D activities.
  • Monitoring of the implementation of the programmes and of activities, as appropriate, and provision of management information as required.
  • Monitoring of the consistency of the various Programmes/Initiatives with respect to other on-going technology programmes and defined industrial policy objectives.
  • Evaluation of the results and support the dissemination of technology achievements (e.g. support the preparation of workshops and final presentation days).
  • Skills and Experience

  • A University degree (MSc) from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent qualification in Engineering (preferably space related).
  • Familiarity and experience in the R&D area and technology development processes, in particular in the space sector, is a distinctive advantage. Knowledge of Programme/Project management and controlling methods and tools.
  • Ability to interface with ESA staff at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and synthesise complex information. Good verbal and written communications.
  • Rigor, commitment and reliability in the execution of the assigned tasks. Proactive attitude to solving problems, identify priority actions and to handle high workload.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Technology R&D Engineer

    RHEA GROUP, Noordwijk
    Engineer, R&D Engineer
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