Senior Space / Satellite Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSR227182
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary dependent on experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mike Davies
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

A rare opportunity for an experienced Space / Satellite Systems Engineer to join an innovative space company making a huge impact globally

As Senior Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will be a key to shaping solutions for future space missions

As Senior Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will be responsible for taking the lead o n certain aspects of project work as well as mentoring other members of the team, as well as

  • Developing spacecraft missions and system design
  • Performing mission analysis and modelling of spacecraft missions.
  • Trade-off and control platform systems budgets e.g. mass, power, data, fuel.
  • Production of mission-level test and verification plans.
  • Production of mission-level FMECA, FTA and FDIR.
  • Performing rapid feasibility studies into different scenarios and architectures.
  • Assisting with bid work, providing technical solutions and documentation.
  • Maintaining configuration control of systems work and documentation


To be considered for the Senior Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent in systems engineering, electrical engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Have considerable commercial experience in a Systems Engineering role for satellites.
  • Have knowledge of the systems and project engineering lifecycle from requirements definition through to verification, including experience of leading or planning for project review gates in satellite engineering e.g. SRR, PDR, CDR, etc.
  • Have experience in mission and systems architecture definition and CONOPS, especially understanding of both space and ground segment interaction.
  • Have a good knowledge of a range of subsystems & engineering teams including: GNC (AOCS, ADCS), astrodynamics, C&DH / OBDH, EPS, RCS (propulsion), COM (communications), software, ground segment & operations.


Our client is an equal opportunity employer who are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity. As a people focussed company they are supportive with developing careers further. Competitive salary and great range of benefits for the right candidate

Satellite Systems | Senior Systems | Principal Systems | Full Mission Cycle | Spacecraft | CONOPS | AOCS | ADCS | SRR | PDR | CDR |


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