Telespazio- RF System Engineer

Roma - Via Tiburtina, Italy

Full Time

an hour ago

Job description

Job Description:

Telespazio è una joint venture tra Leonardo (67%) e Thales (33%) e tra i principali operatori al mondo nel campo delle soluzioni e dei servizi satellitari. La società è parte insieme con Thales Alenia Space della Space Alliance, l’alleanza strategica tra Leonardo e Thales in grado di offrire una gamma completa di servizi in ambito spaziale.

Fondata in Italia nel 1961, Telespazio ha la sua direzione generale a Roma e può contare su più di 3000 dipendenti attraverso società controllate e joint venture.


Telespazio is a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%) and one of the world’s biggest suppliers of satellite solutions and services. The company teams up with Thales Alenia Space to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, a strategic partnership which offers a complete range of space services.

Founded in Italy in 1961, Telespazio is based in Rome and counts more than 3000 employees through its various subsidiaries and joint ventures.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

The RF Systems Engineer will be integrated in the Teleport and Ground Infrastructures Engineering department, with the main objective of supporting RF Systems and Antenna design, procurement, installation, integration and test in the designated Ground Station facility.

This includes in particular:

  • Preliminary Design based on high level requirements, usually executed in the bid phase in order to contribute to the Technical, Management and Financial proposal, when applicable
  • Detailed Design, to develop detailed requirements and define the system architecture, including specifications for the procurement of the required subsystems and services
  • Technical management of the Procurement process, including factory and on-site test as applicable
  • Integration of the subsystems in the overall system architecture, development and execution of system, end-to-end and onsite tests
  • Development of all relevant documentation (design documents, test plans and procedures, reports)
  • Project Management, including budgeted cost and schedule control

Required qualification and experience:

An experience of at least 5 years in Antenna/Ground Stations equipment and subsystem design is required.

Second Level Master’s degree in Electronic/Telecommunication Engineering

 Required Competences:

  • System Engineering methodologies
  • Antennas and RF Propagation
  • RF and Microwave Systems
  • Modems and Baseband processing
  • Time and Frequency Systems

The job requires also:

  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Strong attitude to team work
  • Capability to prepare report

Knowledge of Satellite Missions, Satellite Control Techniques, Monitoring and Control Protocols, Antenna Measurements and ECSS Standards is appreciated.

Job position

The job will be based in Rome Telespazio Headquarters.

Availability to travel, not limited to Telespazio Teleports but also including worldwide destinations for limited period of times, is required.



Primary Location:

IT - Roma - Via Tiburtina, 965

Contract Type:


Hybrid Working:

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