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Navigation Payloads AIV Manager

Job ID: R0123449 Location: Rome, Latium, Italy
Regular Employment, Full time
Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the Payload Engineering Team , the candidate will have the following responsibilities:

•    Act as Navigation Payloads AIV Manager in close cooperation with the technical manager.
•    Responsible of the complete Navigation Payloads verification, Validation  and qualification activities
•    Responsible of the AIV plan definition, Test requirement, test cases/procedures and Payload EGSE& Test facility;
•    Support to the development and procurement phase of Navigation Payloads equipment
•    Support to the complete Navigation Payloads verification processes from the design to the  In Orbit Acceptance phase
•    Contribute to the development or section PL laboratory facilities and analysis/simulation tools;
•    Support the preparation of RFD, RFW and participate to the relevant Engineering Board meetings
•    Contribute to internal and R&D activities for the design, modelling, architectural trade-off and performance assessment of advanced payloads;

Skills & Experience

The candidate shall have the following qualifications and working experience:

•    PhD /University Master degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent;
•    10+ years experience in Payload design, analyses and simulations especially for  C/D/E phase projects
•    Large experience as Payload AIV/AIT definition and/or Payload procurements;
•    Very good attitude in team working and cooperation with the other team members;
•    Good Knowledge of Navigation satellite systems, including good background of Radio Frequency payloads measurements instruments for space systems;
•    Very good knowledge of analog and digital signal processing;
•    Very good knowledge of software, simulation tools and programming (Matlab/Simulink,  C/C++, Python) including Architectural Framework Tools (Melody, Modaf,..) ;
•    Team-working, problem solving;
•    Fluency in English is mandatory;
•    Italian languages is desirable;
•    EC nationality
•    Applicants must have work experience on classified activities and must be eligible for security clearance by their national security administration

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Roma, Italy