Spacecraft Systems Chief / Principal Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSR1713
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2020
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary dependant on experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Contact: Belinda Elliott
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01235 567 350

Job Description

Are you an experienced Spacecraft Systems Engineer with good working knowledge of GEO  and Telecomms?

Could you be interested in a 3-6 month contract either working in Italy or remotely?

As Principal / Chief Engineer you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering an initial Preliminary Design Review (PDR) for an exciting new GEO Project, whilst demonstrating the viable design of a platform suitable to deliver the intended mission.


To be considered for the Principal / Chief Engineer role you will need to:

  • Have considerable work experience in the industry
  • Be educated to Master’s Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject
  • Have significant expertise on through-life GEO Missions, preferably with related telecoms experience
  • Have knowledge and experience in building/working with small satellites


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