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RT-C/TEC-EFP/00548 RF Payloads Plus Microwave & Mmwaves Technology & Equipment Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators,committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a RF Payloads Plus Microwave & Mmwaves Technology & Equipment Engineer based in Noordwijk.

Role Responsibility

The ideal candidate will concentrate his/her activities on the following tasks:

• Contribute to internal R&D activities for the design, modelling,
architectural trade-off and performance assessment of advanced RF
telecommunication and/or navigation payloads, with main emphasis on
payloads based on digital signal processing and active antennas,
• Carry out computer simulations at system/subsystem level for the
assessment of end-to-end payload performance,
• Perform technical management of R&D activities with
industry/institutions in the field of advanced payload concepts and
sub-systems/equipment development,
• Provide expert RF payload technical support to ESA projects and
• Contribute to the generation and promotion of innovative ideas for future
satellite missions in the field of RF payloads for telecommunications
and/or navigation, including the definition of ESA R&D programmes,
• Define technical requirements and statements of work for R&D activities
to be performed by industry, from early conceptual studies to full
hardware development,
• Contribute to the development/usage of section related laboratory
facilities and analysis/simulation tools,
• Maintain state-of-the-art expertise by monitoring the RF/Microwave
systems technological trends and applying them in the day-to-day tasks.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate should bring the following skills and experience:

• University Master’s degree in Telecommunications, Microwave or RF
Electronics Engineering,
• Good background and several years of working experience on design,
development and testing of Radio Frequency payloads in the domain of
telecommunications and/or navigation,
• Knowledge of end-to-end payload performance and signal quality
• Experience on payloads based on digital signal processing,
• Knowledge of state-of-the-art RF analogue and (high-speed) digital
signal processing techniques and technologies,
• Very good knowledge of software and simulation tools and
programming (Matlab/Simulink, ADS/VSS, C/C++, Python),
• Promoting cooperation and team-working, problem solving.



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Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

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Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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