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ESA - European Space Agency

We are the European Space Agency.

Our mission is the peaceful exploration and use of space for the benefit of everyone. We watch over Earth, develop and launch inspiring and unique space projects, train astronauts and push the boundaries of science and technology, seeking answers to the big questions about the Universe. We are a family of scientists, engineers and business professionals from all over Europe working together in a diverse and multinational environment.

At ESA, we are always on the lookout for experts from engineering, science, IT, natural/social science, business and administration services (law, finance, communications, human resources, facility management) to join our teams and work on inspiring missions at the heart of European space activities! ESA offers attractive employment conditions and promotes a multicultural, supportive, inclusive and family-friendly working environment.

Find out more about ESA, who we are and what we do here.

Since its creation in 1975, ESA has been a place of integration for Europe and its people, and has been strengthened by the wealth and diversity of the cultures they represent. Bringing together differing perspectives is one of our greatest assets and a key factor driving our achievements. For this purpose, we welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age or disability.

Explore our vacancies and discover your place in space!

Current jobs

Galileo System AIV Principal Engineer
Level not specified
Closes: 2021-05-30
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
IT Procurement Application Portfolio Manager
Level not specified
Closes: 2021-05-27
Italy (Italy)
Data Systems Engineer
Level not specified
Closes: 2021-05-27
Darmstadt (Germany)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) - for In Space Construction and Space Resources
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-25
Porz-Wahn (Germany)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) - for Radiation Shielding
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-25
Porz-Wahn (Germany)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Digital Twin Spacecraft
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-24
Darmstadt (Germany)
ERO On-Board Computer and Data Handling Systems Engineer
Level not specified
Closes: 2021-05-25
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Lunar Surface Operations Preparation
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-24
Darmstadt (Germany)
Head of the Space Transportation Product Assurance and Safety (PA&S) Office
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-24
France (France)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Orbital Robotics
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-24
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Earth Observation Service Manager
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-21
Italy (Italy)
Astronaut
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-28
Houston (United States of America), Cologne, Star City
Astronaut (with a physical disability)
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-28
Houston (United States of America), Cologne, Star City
Business Analyst
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-20
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Contracts Officer
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes: 2021-05-20
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Optoelectronics Engineer
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes soon: 2021-05-13
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Microelectronics Engineer
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes soon: 2021-05-14
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
System Engineer
A2 - Grade band - Junior level
Closes soon: 2021-05-13
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Biomimetics
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-06-03
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Radio Frequency and Microwave Payload Engineer
A2/A4 - Grade band - Mid level
Closes: 2021-06-07
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Artificial Intelligence for Hyperspectral Imaging Data AI4HSI
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-23
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Power Management Engineer
A2/A4 - Grade band - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-24
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)
Internal Research Fellow (PostDoc) in Manned Spaceflight Facility for Cultivated Meat
F2 - Research Fellowship - Mid level
Closes: 2021-05-30
Noordwijk-Binnen (Netherlands)