Are you the Optical Engineer for our Laser Communications Systems development we are looking for?
At Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands we work at the frontiers of technology in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing industries in the world: Space. Our products and services - including Solar Arrays, Launcher Structures, Instruments & Services and Laser Communication Systems - are among the best in the world. They enable missions that are of great importance for our everyday life on Earth, such as satellite navigation, communications, climate research and monitoring of air quality.
At our state-of-the-art facilities in Leiden and Oegstgeest, a team of over 250 dedicated professionals work on the design, development, assembly, testing and delivery of space products and services. We do that by thinking creatively in terms of solutions and by working with like-minded business partners. Intensive collaboration in our international community is the key to success, also within the Airbus family that we are proudly part of.
For our Optical Systems team we are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic Optical Engineer. You will work on the development and engineering in challenging projects in the domain of Laser Commnication Systems and Atmospheric Monitoring Instruments. The long term goal for the person in this role is to become a specialist in the broad range of Optical aspects of Laser Communications Systems. However you need to be flexible and open to both, work as an Optical Engineer in other fields and explore the interface with the other engineering disiplines, because flexibility is key in the changing needs of the Space business.
Role and Responsibilities:
Next to project support we also expect you to actively follow the developments in your domain and inform your colleagues and team leader about these topics. While doing this you will work on building a network of internal and external peers and stakeholders.
What it takes?
You have a master degree in Engineering. We are looking for someone with at least 3-5 years of work experience in Space or releted High Tech industy. Space experience is a strong preference as you then better understand what it takes in Space to be succesfull!
You are able to demonstrate knowledge in Optics & Photonics and you have affinity Engineering in general.
Skills and Experience we are looking for:
You are a flexible and creative person who enjoys working in a team with varying colleagues and customers. Your communication in English, both verbally and in writing, is clear and concise. You are aware of your strengths and weaknesses, and have a drive to constantly develop yourself. You are result driven and capable of managing your own work. You recognize yourself in:
We offer a fulltime job in a dynamic and international working environment, extensive opportunities for personal development and attractive working conditions.
To apply, please upload your application letter and CV via our online application form before February 17th, 2023. The interviews will take place in February.
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