Component Engineer

Noordwijk, Netherlands

At Science [&] Technology, we are specialized in R&D solutions for space, science, and defence. We live and breathe innovation, and are one of the few partners that work together with High Tech organizations in optimizing performance through projects on-site or in-house at S[&]T.  

We are currently looking for a Component Engineer located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands together with our client ESA/ ESTEC in the international space industry.

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Your Role

Our client ESTEC, European Space Research and Technology Centre, is ESA’s largest technological and organizational unit and one of the largest space hubs in Europe. Together with 2800+ other members of ESTEC, you will contribute to the development of every aspect of space engineering that has enabled advanced communication, navigation and information services for many domains, such as aerospace, transport, telecommunications, agriculture, and many others, creating new jobs and growth while improving the lives of the European citizens.

Furthermore, you will be working on the following tasks:

- Provide expertise, at least in one (or more) of the following field: Passive Components, Discrete Semiconductors for RF and non-RF, Complex Microcircuits for Digital, Analog, Mixed Signal and Microwave, Hybrid Technology, Micropackaging, Optoelectronics, Reliability of the related technologies, R&D trends and the industrial landscape;

- Supporting the ESCC core executive functions covering the custody and management of the ESCC (European Space Components Coordination);

- Provide expert engineering support to the ESCC standardisation and qualification programme;

- Support studies in the area of components standardisation;

- Supporting components evaluation and qualification programmes, non-conformance and failure investigations;

- Assessing existing and novel standards associated with component technologies for future space applications; supporting project-specific activities in the selection, characterisation, verification, approval and application of parts listed in the ESCC QPL/QML/PCA/EPPL;

- Supporting the ESCC working groups, Component Technology Boards and the Space Components Steering Board for all activities related to components standardisation when applicable;

- Monitor Failure and Constructional Analyses tasks at the ESTEC component laboratory;

- Perform components manufacturers Audits.

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Your Profile

- Minimum a Master’s degree in a relevant technical field like Electrical Engineering or Physics;

- Minimum of 4 years experience in the space sector post graduation;

- EU nationality or a valid working permit for the Netherlands.

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