Electrical/Electronics Engineer (M/F)
Space Applications Services NV/SA
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Electrical/Electronics Engineer (M/F)

  • Full time Position
  • Zaventem (Belgium)
  • Published on June 2 2020
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The successful candidate will be based in our main office at Sint-Stevens-Woluwe (Brussels Area).

The position is in the Systems Department, Avionics & Embedded Systems Team (comprises of 4 persons).

The candidate will mainly report to the Avionics & Embedded Systems Team Lead.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Electrical and electronics design of spacecraft payload
  • Technical specification of electronics subsystems
  • Design of PCBs according to ECSS and/or IPC Class 3, including analysis and simulation
  • Selection, procurement and qualification of. COTS/HiRel electronics subsystems, EEE parts and PCB assemblies
  • Preparation and performance of electrical testing campaign (e.g. functional, performance, EMC, ESD)
  • Assessment of system reliability, failure modes and safety

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Master Degree in electronics discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in electrical/electronics engineering
  • Proficiency in electrical/electronics hardware design and analysis
  • Knowledgeable of networking protocols and data communication equipment (e.g. switches, routers, 802.3, TTE)
  • Experience with PCB design tools (e.g. Altium Designer), impedance matching (e.g. microstrip, stripline), signal propagation delay, parasitics definition, crosstalk minimisation
  • Knowledge of FPGAs, SoC and IP Cores (preferably in space industry)

Will be considered as an asset:

  • Experience on payload development for ISS
  • Experience with embedded systems (microcontroller and FPGA based), ECSS and/or IPC class 3 standards related to electrical and electronics systems design, manufacturing and testing
  • Radiation SEU testing and FPGA circuit redundancy solutions (spatial, temporal redundancy etc.)
  • Development of VHDL/Verilog for FPGAs and integrating IP cores in FPGA design.

The successful candidate will have the following skills

  • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to synthesise, summarise and draw conclusions
  • Ability to adhere to strict standards of confidentiality
  • Ability to work in distributed international teams
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • A proactive approach, with initiative and ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and spoken English

What Do We Offer?

  • Working in a growing company with Staff located in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
  • A professional, pleasant atmosphere with motivated and passionate staff, where autonomy and initiatives are encouraged
  • An interesting remuneration package with a relocation allowance, if applicable
  • A full time position with an indefinite contract of employment.

How To Apply?

Please send your CV and Motivation Letter (both in English) to jobs@spaceapplications.com, to the attention of Mr. Michel Ilzkovitz.


The candidate shall be eligible to work in the European Union or in possession of a European Blue Card for two or more years.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.