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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