Junior Tracking, Telemetry and Command Engineer (TT&C)


Direct Entry Job Permanent Newport, UK

Uploaded 21 Oct 2021

Job Description

The objective of this role is to study, design and test TT&C  and radio relay systems and subsystems for near Earth and Space applications.
 The work includes related on-board equipment such as transponders operating in UHF, S, X or Ka bands.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Support on mission analysis and TT&C related issues
  • Participation to the Concurrent Design work
  • Studies and analyses of techniques and technologies for telecommunications systems
  • Development of TT&C equipment and subsystems
  • Simulation and testing of TT&C systems and equipment.​

Person Specification

The Ideal Candidate:
The successful candidate will bring a Master degree / PhD in Telecommunications / Electrical/Electronics / Aerospace engineering. In addition it is desired 2-3 years of work experience in the field of satellite TT&C systems.
Knowledge of modern computer systems, programming languages, telecommunication standards, particularly, in the area of TT&C and Telemetry, digital signal processing theory applied to communication systems and simulation tools is desirable.
Familiarity with TT&C transponders and other spacecraft sub-systems technology design and testing is also an asset.


  • Design of telecommunication systems and equipment with good understanding of modulation and demodulation techniques
  • Good capability using simulation tools
  • Know-how in encryption and secure communications
  • Experience of operation of RF equipment (antenna, LNA, receivers, SSPAs, TWTAs, etc.)
  • Hands-on experience in assembling and operating test equipment
  • Capability of designing, assembling and testing analogue and digital breadboards​