RF Technology Expert for Satellite Test Systems (m/f/d)


RF Technology Expert for Satellite Test Systems (m/f/d)


Vienna, Austria

Are you deeply passionate about RF technology and have a personal dedication to exploring its depths, perhaps even out of private interest e.g. as a radio amateur? We are seeking a talented RF Engineer with a strong interest in RF systems and a knack for software development to join our team and contribute to the development of the Terma RF-SCOE (Radio Frequency - Special CheckOut Equipment). This position is open to both young university graduates eager to start their career journey and experienced engineers with a few years of experience, looking to further develop their expertise. As an RF Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the success of space missions through the design, development, and testing the RF systems of our customers satellites.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement RF-SCOE systems for space missions, ensuring compliance with project requirements and industry standards;
  • Develop software solutions for RF systems, including control interfaces, data processing algorithms, and automation scripts;
  • Conduct RF system analysis, simulations, and testing to optimize performance and reliability, leveraging your personal dedication and interest in RF technology;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including electrical engineers, software developers, and project managers to deliver integrated RF solutions;
  • Troubleshoot and resolve RF-related issues during integration and testing phases, utilizing your expertise in both RF and software development domains;
  • Support pre-sales & offer creation (preliminary designs, effort estimations, costs, technical proposals and other offer documentation);
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in RF technology and contribute innovative ideas to enhance system capabilities and software functionalities;
  • Write scientific proposals for future products to relevant parties, e.g., ESA, FFG, etc.


  • Master or PhD in Electrical Engineering, RF Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field;
  • Personal dedication and interest in RF technology would be highly beneficial;
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, C/C++, Java, bash scripting, Matlab, etc. for software development related to RF systems with a proactive approach to learn and apply new programming skills;
  • Proficiency with RF measurements and measurement techniques in general (signal generator, signal analyzer, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.);
  • Familiarity with communication protocols and standards relevant to RF systems (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP). Knowledge of satellite specific protocols like e.g. PUS, ECSS, EDEN, HLP is a plus;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, creativity, and ability to work in a dynamic team environment;
  • Prior experience in RF system design, RF-SCOE development, and software development is beneficial;
  • Prior experience in the aerospace or satellite industry is a plus.

Why Join Us:

  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects in the space industry with a talented and passionate team;
  • Competitive compensation package with benefits and opportunities for professional growth;
  • Collaborative work culture that encourages innovation, creativity, and personal development in RF and software domains;
  • Potential career growth opportunities towards system architect, solution manager, RF team lead, and beyond, based on performance and capabilities.


  • Working in Austria - Vienna;
  • Start: asap;
  • Duration: permanent.

How to Apply:

Further Information

Please contact Raluca Moise, on telephone +49 6151 86005 0 or e-mail: ta.space@terma.com.

We look forward receiving your application and CV. To ensure that your application reaches us and is properly processed, please upload your application and CV via our recruitment system. Please use the Apply-button below.

Applications will be processed continuously.

Please note that applicants must be able to obtain a security clearance and must hold all appropriate documentation and permits to work in Europe.

Join us in shaping the future of space technology and be part of our mission to reach new frontiers!

Application deadline: As soon as possible

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