• ATG Brightest Minds: Engineering Support Services

    Since its beginning in 1969, ATG Europe provides technical consultancy services for the European aerospace sector. The success story of this business is based on the cross-fertilisation of competences between all our activities. Our vision is that excellence can only be provided through a deep understanding of requirements, needs and context.

    Around 150 consultants provide on-site engineering support at the locations of our customers in several countries in Europe. Our customers range from institutional organizations like ESA and EUMETSAT to industrial companies like Airbus Defence and Space, OHB System and Thales Alenia Space.


    ATG offers consultancy support as a flexible service, customised to the specific requirements of our customers. Our engineers are available for either short project assignments or long-term engineering support, on all levels of seniority. In combination with our in-house engineering department, even hybrid consultancy constructions (combined on-site and off-site) are a possibility.


    Currently ATG Europe delivers consultancy services in the following disciplines:

    • Earth Observation Missions System Engineering;
    • Automation and Robotics Engineering for Space and Exploration;
    • Aerothermodynamics;
    • Component Engineering;
    • Environmental Testing & Mechanical AIV;
    • Life and Physical Sciences Instrumentation and Life Support;
    • Materials Engineering;
    • Mechanisms Engineering;
    • Mechanical Engineering Specific IT Infrastructure Operation and Maintenance;
    • Optics and Opto-Electronics;
    • Opto-Mechanical Design;
    • Satellite Payload Technologies;
    • Propulsion Engineering (Chemical and Electric);
    • Space Structures;
    • Thermal Engineering;
    • Advanced Studies and Technology Preparation of Future Science and Robotic Exploration Missions;
    • Space Science Operations;
    • Communication Education, User Driven Applications and Outreach;
    • Radio Frequency (RF);
    • Electro-Magnetic Compatibility (EMC);
    • EEE Components;
    • Mechanical AIT;
    • Optical AIT;
    • Electrical AIT;
    • Optical Instruments and Payloads Alignment and Calibration;
    • Environmental Test Engineering;
    • Functional Test Engineering;
    • Thermal Test Engineering;
    • Propulsion Test Engineering;
    • EGSE (Software) Development;
    • On-board SW engineering (Firmware, C++);
    • Ground SW engineering (Java, C++);
    • MGSE Development;
    • Product Assurance;
    • Quality Assurance;
    • Quality Inspection;
    • Parts, Materials and Processes;
    • Payload Data Processing;
    • On-Board Software Development;
    • Project Management.

    Our consultant engineers constitute the Brightest Minds of the European aerospace sector. Interested in joining our team? Visit our careers website at jointhebrightestminds.com for all our vacancies and open consultancy roles.