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Payload AIT Engineer (m/f) – ref. KV

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Bishop GmbH
24 June 2013
22 July 2013
Contract Type
negotiable / depends on qualification

Further information

For our costumer in the SPACE industry we are looking for a suitable candidate with the following skills:


Your tasks:


  • Ensuring adequate preparation and execution / coordination of the full payload test campaign (including satellite test campaign)
  • Managing the payload supplier system validation during the payload integration to the satellite platform and during the payload tests
  • Providing payload AIT related planning inputs to the overall satellite schedule and to coordinate planning with the Satellite AIT Manager
  • Ensuring technical coordination within the AIT department of all stakeholders
  • Driving the payload tests in the clean room;  to supervise the review of the results and to coordinate the communication to the Payload Manager for issues related to test requirements, verification methodology for non-standard tests and investigations
  • Taking over delegated Quality Assurance tasks like key inspection points, standard inspections, mating logs, as-runs, procedure variations or non-conformance reports as required

Your profile:

  • Experienced RF designer with practical knowledge / experience of complex test campaigns across all phases of a communication satellite tests, with main focus an RF Payload AIT
  • Good knowledge of digital and analogue electronics as well as software protocols
  • Operation of current RF test systems and DC test equipment
  • Ability to interpret test requirements and test results
  • Capable of supervising and coordinating subcontractor test activities
  • Capable of interact within a cross-functional technical team
  • Drive and focus on the delivery of a Telecom Payload Test schedule
  • Degree in Aerospace engineering, space technology, mechanical engineering or comparable qualification
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in similar industry, extensive experience in the satellite AIT or test field would be advantage
  • High level of analysis skills enabling the Payload AIT Engineer to act as focal point in the context of investigations
  • Able to present technical data to peers and project managers in coherent manner
  • Good communication skills (English is mandatory, German is an asset)

Start:        As soon as possible

Location: Bremen, Germany

Contract: Permanent contract / temporary contract / freelancer

Bishop GmbH

Engineers was founded by Mr Bishop in 1997 for the general advancement of aeronautical art, science and engineering and more particularly for promoting that species of knowledge which distinguishes the profession of aeronautics.

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