As part of D-Orbit systems engineering team you will lead the technical development on several projects, managing customers, partners and subcontractors, defining priorities in delivering the technical solution. You will take a key role in development of processes and infrastructure in a major ESA project lead by D-Orbit. You will also interface with the manufacturing team and the AIV engineers and you will be responsible for the definition of the test plan, procedure, and setup.
Tasks and responsibilities
Overall spacecraft and subsystems design;
System and subsystems budgeting;
Coordinate the integration of different subsystems;
Mission/project requirements capturing & management;
Interface with and support AIV team and related activities;
Interface with manufacturing;
Support to the system test plan, procedures, and setup definition;
Authoring of Technical documents;
Definition of system engineering process related to the satellite integration chain;
This is a remote role with potiential travel throughout the UK.
Qualifications and experience
At least three years of working experience in systems engineering in the space industry;
Familiarity with space operations and processes;
Knowledge of the space missions lifecycle;
Experience with applying System Engineering principles;
System-level knowledge of all spacecraft subsystems;
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team;
Good communication skills with internal and external stakeholders;
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel;
Experience with ESA programs is a plus.
Knowledge of Mission analysis software (GMAT/orekit) is a plus ;
Experience in the use of Matlab and Python is a plus;
Confluence and YOGI requirements experience is a plus;
Knowledge of Linux is a plus;
University degree preferably in the fields of Aerospace/Space Engineering.
Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory.