Systems Engineer

Space
United Kingdom
Posted 2 months ago
Job CategorySystems Engineering

A System Engineer is required for our System team to support an increased customer demand and growing order book. This is a full-time role for an experienced Engineer who can work to deliver our next range of nanosatellite projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Mission concept design & trade studies
  • Perform role of technical lead for new spacecraft missions, co-ordinating inputs from other engineering disciplines
  • Communicate regular technical updates to the customer(s)
  • Control interfaces within the spacecraft platform and with customer payloads.
  • Requirements and verification management
  • Define concept of operations to control and operate the Spacecraft systems.
  • Support AIT team, during assembly and test of spacecraft, to ensure requirements are met and any non-conformances are assessed.
  • Support Operations team during the commissioning of Spacecraft in-flight
  • Support Business Development team with technical input to proposals.

Skills required:

Essential:

  • BEng, BSc or higher degree in engineering, science, or maths
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a system engineer within the space industry (note: experience of other disciplines within the space industry will also be considered)
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers to elicit requirements and manage expectations.
  • The ability to work to meet tight deadlines and progress several different projects in parallel.
  • Excellent technical writing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to manage time, work within a team and work autonomously when required.

Desirable:

  • 5 years’ experience working as a system engineer within the space industry
  • Previous experience working specifically with CubeSats
  • A knowledge or awareness of ESA ECSS standards (or equivalent international standards relevant to Space engineering)
  • Experience with 1 or more of the software items below:
  • Requirements management tools, i.e. IBM DOORS
  • CAD software, ie. SolidWorks
  • Numerical computing environments, i.e. MATLAB, Python
  • Orbital simulation tools, i.e. STK

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