Career

Summary of Employment

Aurora Technology's core business activity is the provision of personnel for engineering and scientific services within the European space sector. We hold contracts with the European Space Agency and work with our partner companies LSE and SSC Space in order secure contracts across Europe. Aurora currently has teams of employees working for ESA at its ESTEC facility in the Netherlands and at ESAC in Spain.

Aurora employs top quality staff by the offer of challenging work, responsibility, a pleasant environment and excellent remuneration. Our technical staff work on-site at the clients supported by our management and administration team.

Progress is only achieved by a happy motivated team

Employment Package

An important factor in achieving this is the employment package which provides for the following:
Excellent
Remuneration
30 days holidays a year
+ 12 public holidays
Training
Courses - More info
Social and Sport
Facilities
Relocation
Package
Business Travel
Insurance
Pension Scheme
with option for additional contributions (*)
Full salary if sick for up to 1 year,
and 70% in 2nd year (*)

(*) For those staff employed in the Netherlands.



Training

Aurora employees highly qualified personnel and we live in changing times. To maintain our leading expertise we strongly support employees to perform training. The staff attend training in the most appropriate courses and locations. When possible we utilise the training available by ESA's internal university which provides a wide range of courses in both technical and soft skills.

For instance our employees have attended the following courses organised by ESA:
  • ESA Pointing Error Engineering Training
  • Remote Sensing Satellites
  • Introduction to Safety Process for Spacecraft and Launch Systems
  • Project Management Principles
  • Human Dependability (HUDEP) Workshop

Staff also attend conferences where they are encouraged to present, e.g.:
  • ADASS
  • SPIE
  • EPSC Various astronomy conferences Big Data

Staff perform professional training at various locations e.g.:
  • Space Systems Engineering Course in Southampton
  • VMware
  • Test Management in US
  • General netapp administration in Madrid
  • Security Essentials Bootcamp Style in Madrid
  • Python in Madrid

We also share training within the SSC group helping our staff to meet fellows from LSE and SSC.

How to Apply

Send an email quoting as reference the #Job Code
or directly use our online application form.

Application Form
For OPEN APPLICATIONS, you can simply do the same quoting #OpenApplication as Job Code reference.

Your email should provide a summary of why you are a good candidate for the position together with a complete and detailed Candidate Proposal Form
or alternatively your CV and Motivation Letter. The Candidate Proposal Form template can be downloaded below here.

Vacancies

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    We also maintain a list of closed vacancies
    to provide an overview of our work and future possibilities.


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