Payload AIT Engineer (m/f) – ref. KV

Bishop GmbH
negotiable / depends on qualification
24 Jun 2013
22 Jul 2013
Contract Type
Full Time

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