thermal analysis
talent acquisition

About Company:

ICEYE is building and operating its commercial constellation of small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites with SAR data available to customers. Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time โ€“ even when itโ€™s cloudy or dark โ€“ providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

We launched the worldโ€™s first small SAR satellite in January 2018. ICEYE has successfully launched 10 SAR satellite missions and raised $152M in financing. We donโ€™t plan to stop - join our team and letโ€™s achieve great things together!

ICEYE is a Finnish-based international New Space company with employees from more than 40 countries and subsidiaries in the US, UK, Spain, and Poland. Our team is a tight-knit group of experts from various areas, including engineering, software development, and radar technology. Weโ€™re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. As advocates of our corporate culture, we value teamwork and curiosity and corporate culture, we value teamwork and curiosity, and we know how to have fun!

To support the company's growth, we are now looking for a Thermal Spacecraft Engineer based in our office in Espoo, Finland.

About the role:

  • Create thermal models of complete satellites with Systema-Thermica.

  • Specify and conduct qualification tests

  • Take ownership of thermal hardware: propose new concepts of thermal design to improve thermal performance, propose new suppliers, test, and validate the design

  • Perform thermal analysis of passive and active thermal control components, electrical assemblies, subsystems and systems

  • Support assembly, integration, and test activities: maintain thermal control component definition and specify qualification tests

  • Support operations to solve thermal issues during LEOP or satellite operations.

  • MS in Aerospace Engineering.

  • 4+ years of experience as a thermal engineer in the space industry.

  • Profound knowledge of Systema-Thermica or ESATAN.

  • Experience in TVAC testing and model correlation.

  • Ability to work independently and proactively.

  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills.


  • Hands-on approach to work with the thermal spacecraft hardware: heat pipe, surface treatment, MLI, active thermal control component.

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary environment (such as electrical, AIT, mechanical, propulsion, RF).

  • Knowledge of SAR satellite technology, lifecycle, and space environment.

  • Experience working with Python.

  • Good understanding of Spacecraft orthography and use of STK.

  • A job that matters in a dynamic New Space environment with a scale-up approach

  • An independent role with a supportive and diverse work environment

  • Occupational healthcare, occupational and private insurance

  • A yearly benefit budget to spend as you wish (i.e., on sport, transport, wellness, lunch, etc.)

  • Relocation support (i.e., flight tickets, accommodation, relocation assistance) is Optional if the job requires it

  • Time for self-development, research, training, conferences, or certification schemes, including access to a company-paid language course.

  • Inspiring and collaborating offices and silent workspaces enable you to focus

  • A wide variety of the best coffee, tea, snacks, and sweets to accompany your daily space mission

Could this be the role for you? You can just apply now to start your journey with ICEYE.

We are making the impossible possible together.

Kind regards,

Riya Vidhani (Talent Acquisition Partner)


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Finland, Helsinki, Uusimaa
Posted 5 months ago
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