System and Concurrent Design Facility Engineer (18-11-004)

Job Description

We are looking for a System and Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) Engineer for our client ESTEC. You will be supporting Life Cycle Assessment tasks and the organisation and execution of concurrent engineering studies in co-operation with technical specialists, project teams and industry. Your tasks will include:

  • Support coordination of Eco-design activities and technology development.
  • Perform Life Cycle Assessment analysis of space missions, such as launchers and satellites, and respective building blocks and technologies.
  • Support the implementation of ecodesign and LCA at space mission design and technology development level.
  • Manage the LCA database specific for space activities and the related tool for CDF use.
  • Manage the LCA Handbook for the possible future updates .
  • Actively participate in CDF studies (e.g. pre-phase A assessment) and activities, thus coordinating design and architecture sessions with specialists of other engineering disciplines.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the CDF infrastructure to support internal studies, including formalisation of design models, i/o parameter definition, visualisation/ presentation.
  • Support the total CDF infrastructure and overall integrated modelling to ensure the functionality and performance of the CDF, including documentation, user manuals and databases.
  • Organise and lead the development of concurrent engineering tools, mathematical and design models and methods in support of System Engineering and application to all phases of the project life-cycle.
  • Promote the use of the CDF to support ESA programmes, industry and external customers.
  • Organise and participate in the training of the CDF users.
  • Provide System Engineering functional support to ESA projects, which encompasses interface with the project team directly or via the project support engineer, interface – if requested – with the industrial team, participation in progress meetings and reviews, as requested by project work, and providing appropriate feedback about achieved progress and results.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience in Life Cycle Assessment focused in space.
  • Relevant practical knowledge and experience in mission design, feasibility studies and the related informatics tools.
  • Concurrent Engineering applied to space mission assessment and design, system design modelling tools.
  • Knowledge and practice in the application of ESA SE Standards (e.g. ECSS-E-10 series) and SW engineering.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of the Clean Space activities.

 

Work Location

Noordwijk, Netherlands

Dates

Start of Work: March 2018

Application Deadline: 22 January 2018

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch before the application deadline 22 January 2018.