Mylen Recruitment - Specialists in Technical Recruitment
Electrical Ground Support Equipment Engineer
Job ID - J007985
Salary - Negotiable
Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) Engineer

Specifying of and overseeing procurement of electrical test racks used during spacecraft build and test. Providing day to day support of this electrical equipment. The job includes validation and routine maintenance as well as configuring, maintaining and administering the computers on the EGSE network.

Main Activities:
Create the EGSE test specification with input from the electrical AIT engineer and subsystem architect
Provide technical support during the EGSE procurement including reviewing data packs and attending Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT)
Write and execute the commissioning and validation procedures for the EGSE
Provide basic user training on the EGSE
Provide first line support for all the spacecraft EGSE during all test phases (including environmental and launch campaigns), liaising with suppliers and supporting the NCR process as required
Configuring and maintaining the EGSE LAN
Supporting the Central Checkout System software, including installing patches, TMTC database files and providing first line support
System administration of EGSE computers running Linux or Windows OS
Design of test cables and test-aids and overseeing build and validation
Preparing EGSE maintenance plan and data back-up strategies
Design, implement and test small modifications on delivered EGSE
Support the maintenance and calibration arrangements for the departments General Purpose Lab Equipment (GPLE)
Support process improvements and new initiatives relating to EGSE

Good theoretical and practical knowledge of electronic and RF test racks
Fault finding skills down to board and component level
Network and computer administration in Windows and Linux environments
Good documentation skills (procedures, reports etc.)
Knowledge of interfaces such as Mil-1553, SpaceWire, CAN bus, RS232/422 etc.
ATE environments such as PCI, VXI, PXI
Competent in the use of a variety of general purpose lab test equipment
Knowledge of RF test systems
Design, manufacture and commissioning of test systems
Willing to support shifts and travel overseas on test campaigns as required

Maintenance and fault finding of electronic/RF test racks
Computer system and networks administration
Programming and scripting languages
Environmental and launch test campaigns
Preparing test specifications for test racks, reviewing data packs from suppliers and supporting reviews of test equipment design and non-conformances

Minimum of an HNC in an Electrical Engineering related discipline or proven relevant experience in a similar role

Mylen Recruitment Ltd (part of the Doyen Group of companies) is a recruitment agency specialising in Aerospace, Automotive, Aviation, Design, Mechanical, Electronic, Production, IT and Software, Engineering.
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Job Type - Contract
Contact - Alf Mills