Spacecraft/Mission AIV Lead

Job Description

Are you an experienced Spaceraft AIV Lead looking for a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and rapidly growing company seeking to make a positive contribution to the space environment?

Then why not join a pioneering and innovative space company that’s growing quickly worldwide, as part of their passionate and supportive engineering team?  

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary; opportunity to develop your career further;  international travel; and a share option

As AIV Lead you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the delivery of Spacecraft/Mission level Assembly, Integration, and Verification (AIV) activities, including ownership of all related technical and managerial aspects
  • Working within matrixed project teams, contributing to parallel missions of UK and international nature
  • Perform AIV related knowledge transfer activities between geographical locations
  • Create and maintain satellite AIV procedures, plans, workflows, and schedules in accordance with technical and programmatic requirements
  • Contribute to bid related activities, including generation of (and subsequent delivery against) AIV related cost and schedule budgets


To be considered for the AIV Lead you will need to:

  • Have BSc or MSc in relevant engineering or science discipline
  • Have several years commercial experience delivering spacecraft or mission level AIV activities across a range of mission types
  • Have thorough knowledge and experience of spacecraft/mission AIV process, ideally with an established delivery record across several manufacturers
  • Have deep technical knowledge/understanding of AIV planning, processes, GSE (mechanical & electrical) set-up and operation, and verification activities (including subsystem, system, and environmental level testing)


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