Product and Quality Assurance Engineer (m/f/d)

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen

Type of Job

Organisation & Administration

Astronomy & Astrophysics

Job Code: EnVision QA 03-23

Job offer from March 13, 2023

The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research conducts fundamental research in the field of solar and planetary sciences. For design, building, and testing of a digital electronic device onboard ESA's EnVision mission to Venus the institute is looking for a Product and Quality Assurance Engineer (m/f/d).

Your tasks

  • Investigation and inspection of technical devices in accordance with ESA rules 
  • Monitoring and evaluation of technical processes in accordance with ESA rules
  • Maintain contacts to European partner institutes
  • Documentation generation

You should have

  • High motivation, problem solving attitude, be a continuous learner, and team player
  • QA/PA experience
  • University degree in aerospace engineering, physics or equivalent
  • Working experience in product/quality assurance, ideally in space projects (ESA etc.)
  • Fluency in English
  • Knowledge in software QA desired  

Employment conditions

  • The part-time position (50%) can be filled starting April 1st 2023. Employment is initially limited in time until March 31st 2027 with a likely extension
  • Remuneration is according to the German public salary scale TVöD-Bund E13, depending on qualification and work experience
  • Temporary teleworking can be negotiated
  • Social security benefits are in accordance with the public service regulations.

Your application

As a scientific institution, the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research offers an attractive international and sophisticated environment with the possibility of implementing one's own ideas and concepts. Moreover, we offer opportunities to reconcile work and family as well as health promotion.

The Max Planck Society strives for gender equity and diversity. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more severely disabled people. Applications from severely disabled persons are explicitly encouraged.

Application deadline is March 31, 2023. For any questions regarding the tasks, please contact .

Please apply with informative documents (cover letter, CV, certificates, training and employers' references (if available) exclusively online here on this site via our application portal. We look forward to receiving your online application.

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