University of Luxembourg

Technician Space Research (M/F)

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire a technician at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) for the Space research activities. SnT is a recently formed centre carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners. SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the EU H2020 programme, the European Space Agency and the spaceresources.lu initiative from the Ministry of Economy. The Centre is currently expanding its research activities in relation to the Space research and is seeking highly motivated technician who wish to support research and Laboratories in close cooperation with our Research teams and the partners related to Space and the Interdisciplinary Space Master. For further information, you may check: www.securityandtrust.lu.

Your Role

The successful candidate will support all the laboratories of university’s Interdisciplinary Space Master and the research activities related to the recently born Space Robotics Lab (LunaLab and OrbitLab), CubeSat Lab, Concurrent Design Facility and SatCom Lab.

The position holder will be required to perform the following tasks:

  • Help on the setup and maintenance of the Labs
  • Installation and configuration of computers and networks
  • Purchase of equipment and material for the Labs
  • Setup and maintenance of new equipment, e.g. robots, Software-defined radios
  • Implement basic programs and algorithms
  • Support code development
  • Organize the video recordings of lectures

Your Profile

Qualification: The candidate should possess a Bachelor degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics. A Master in Engineering (M.E.) degree or equivalent in the mentioned topics will be an asset.

Experience: The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and experience in a number of the following topics:

  • Linux and Windows administration user level
  • PCB design, printing and assembling capabilities
  • Soldering expert skills
  • CAD design, 3D printing, laser cut skills
  • Plan, produce, and assemble new or changed mechanical parts for products
  • Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified mechanical components for products
  • C, C++, python programming and debugging. Familiarity with ROS, LabView will be an asset

Language Skills: Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of French, German or Luxembourgish is desirable.

We offer

The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created space research activity.

Application Information

Application should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your email address, work experience, publications)
  • Cover letter indicating relevant experience and your motivation
  • Contact information for 2 referees

Deadline for applications: 20/01/2020. Early submission is encouraged; applications will be processed upon arrival.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.

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