Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSR226173M
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2022
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable for the right experience
  • Sector: Engineering, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mike Davies
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description


Experienced Systems Engineer required to join leading international space organisation as part of their continued growth

As  Systems Engineer  you will join a small and enthusiastic UK team developing equipment and sub-systems for multiple space missions

As  Systems Engineer you will be part of the robotics team, supporting their European-based customers while specializing in the development of advanced space sensors for exploration missions as well as space-based communication technology. Your responsibilities will include

  • Determining customer needs, and capturing, deriving and managing requirements
  • Providing technical interface to customers and subcontractors
  • Providing oversight and supervision of different engineering disciplines during design, integration and test
  • Analyzing performance, justifying design choices, predicting performance of a variety of systems
  • Producing system budgets (link budget, mass budget, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting hardware and software for space missions
  • Planning test campaigns
  • Delivering verified flight equipment to customer requirements


To be considered for the Systems Engineer role you will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent in technical discipline
  • Have considerable commercial experience designing, manufacturing or testing hardware for the space environment
  • Have familiarity with formal configuration control methods
  • Have experience with ECSS standards
  • Have knowledge of qualification and acceptance environmental testing
  • Have experience with test specification, plan and procedure development
  • Ideally have experience with optical sensors
  • Have experience of Python, DOORS/MATLAB/C or C++
  • Successful candidates must be able to obtain and hold security clearance.

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

Systems Engineer | Robotics | DOORS | Matlab | C / C++ | Python | Space Sensors | Lidar | Link Budgets


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