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Satellite Systems Engineer

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Sector: Space Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sean Tierney

This is an opportunity to work for a ground breaking space company on world leading projects.

The candidate is expected to be involved in the whole cycle of a mission from concept, to tests, V&V, to orbital operations support and telemetry analysis.


Tasks and responsibilities

- Coordinate different technical teams to deliver a consistent technical solution.

- Have input into requirements and verification plans.

- Perform analysis and required tests at system and subsystem level.

- Propose improvements to increase satellite performance.

- Define key orbital operational parameters and analyse their data.

- Support bid work, sales team, mission and operations teams, customer support or any other teams within the company with technical information and documentation related to engineering.

- Maintain systems level documentation.

- Work independently and under pressure.

- Embrace challenge and work outside of the comfort zone

- Commit to fulfill customer requirements and expectations

- Take initiative and work in a self-driven manner.


Skills, attitude and experience

- Proven experience in satellite engineering. To have seen full cycle of a space mission, from conception to end of life

- Have seen full life cycle missions

- Have experience with Maya, ESATAN or similar

- Have experience in leading and executing balance tests

- Have good knowledge of the subsystems involved in a satellite: power system, on board computer, AOCS, comms, propulsion, mechanical.

- Have good knowledge of AIT processes


Nice to have

- Experience in project management

- Experience in systems engineering

- Experience managing communication with suppliers

- Technical experience in specific subsystem

- Hands on experience on AIT

- Experience in QA/PA

- Systems experience in ESA missions

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