4 March 2013 :: NETWORK TECHNICIAN, Job Bridge Intern Vacancy


National Space Centre has a vacancy for an intern to assist the Engineering Department with Networking Systems, and gain Network Technician Qualification at the same time.

This is a 9 month Job Bridge vacancy (view on Jobbridge.ie), and applicants must meet eligibility criteria as set out under the Job Bridge National Internship Scheme.

The successful intern will gain experience in:

  • In-house & 3rd party hardware & software support in a Space industry environment
  • Configuration, fault-finding & repair duties to maintain optimal systems performance
  • Satellite Ground Station operations & maintenance
  • Time management & operations planning.

The intern will receive formal/informal training in the following:

  • Informal training: Satellite communication systems, time management and planning.
  • Formal training: Safe Pass Training provided and Networks Systems training course, leading to a recognised qualification also provided.

On completion the intern will have attained skills in:

  • IT & Networking Systems; Support systems & troubleshooting
  • Satellite Ground Station operations & maintenance.

Skills Requirements

  • Applicants should have strong problem-solving skills, be good team workers and be adaptable.
  • Applicants should be interested in building on their existing skill set and gaining a qualification as a certified network technician.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and strong attention to detail essential.

To apply please send a short CV and outline letter to jobs@nationalspacecentre.eu