Euclid-VIS Assembly Integration and Test Manager

Dorking, Surrey
£38,896 - £46,414 per annum, exclusive of London Allowance.
16 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

UCL-Space & Climate Physics

Job Role: Euclid-VIS Assembly Integration and Test Manager-the appointment will be full time on UCL Grade 8.

Salary: £38,896 - £46,414 per annum, exclusive of London Allowance.ry range will be

Applications are invited for the post of Euclid-VIS AIT (Assembly, Integration and Test) Manager for the Visible Instrument on the ESA Euclid dark-energy mission. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of one of the most interesting and important scientific missions under development. The successful candidate will be responsible for oversight of the performance and operational verification of the instrument, in the UK, France, Switzerland and Italy. The role will also include the planning, oversight and in some cases execution of the testing and verification across the consortium institutes and external test houses. The AIT Manager will coordinate all test activities for the VIS instrument and represent VIS at consortium meetings.

A first degree in an engineering or science discipline, or equivalent qualification.  A strong background in the integration, verification and testing of complex systems. A proven ability to define test conditions, generate test specifications and perform analyses of test data.  An ability to co-ordinate design, development and testing activities for a team of scientists and engineers.  Excellent written and oral communications skills, including technical writing and the delivery of presentations.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to  and search on Reference Number 1583012
Further details about MSSL can be found on ( ).     For further information regarding the post contact Sabrina Pottinger (    If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Libby Daghorn ( )

Closing Date: 13 October 2016

Latest time for the submission of applications: 23.59.

Interview Date: TBC

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. 

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