Systems Engineer

Job Description

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

As 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 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 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 

  • Comfortable working with Microsoft office applications (word, excel, PowerPoint) 

  • 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 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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