Space / Satellite Systems Engineer

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for experienced Systems Engineer to join pioneering and innovative space company that is growing quickly worldwide 

As a Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will be involved on a mission from beginning to end. This includes writing bids to customers; developing and analysing the design during the early mission phases; supporting testing during AIT (and leading system testing), support during the launch campaign and finally assisting with in-orbit commissioning of the satellite.  

As the Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will be part of a friendly supportive international team and be responsible for: 

  • Performing trade-off analysis, and analysis of the system design
  • Generating and maintaining system level budgets (mass, power, data) 
  • Generating and maintaining the requirements and associated design & verification compliance 
  • Preparing sub-system requirements specification to support procurement 
  • Reviewing and modifying FDIR techniques, perform FMEA 
  • Adapting the system design from existing mission architectures to meet the needs of the current work 
  • Coordinating with the subsystem leads to understand their problems 
  • Reviewing inputs from subsystem engineers or external partners and critiquing appropriately 
  • Authoring and maintaining system level documents, e.g. CONOPS, V&V plan, System test plans 


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

  • Have previous experience of commercial satellite system engineering 
  • Be educated to MSc or BSC level or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline 
  • Have a good understanding of all the critical subsystems that make up a satellite mission 
  • Have experience with requirements management 
  • Have ability to perform complicated trade-offs 
  • Have a good understanding of attitude and orbit control subsystem. 
  • Ideally have experience of satellite level AIT and mission operations 
  • Have experience working on ESA missions 


Our client is a rapidly expanding innovative and pioneering global organisation making a positive contribution to the sustainability of space. They are a people focused business who can offer you the opportunity to develop your career in space further. As Space / Satellite Systems Engineer you will be part of a great team, and be rewarded with a very competitive salary and fabulous range of benefits. 

Systems Engineer | Space Missions | Technical Authority | Bids | Proposals | Subsystems | Satellite | AIT 


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