Propulsion Architect

Company Details

Aerospacelab France team develops key technologies for future satellite platform and strategy for in-orbit logistic missions, provides system engineering studies, and supports product manufacturing and integration on the platform. We work in close collaboration with other teams based in Belgium : Mechanical design team, Avionic design Teams and Integration team.

As propulsion architect, your role will be to develop a propulsive system, from the concept to the in-flight validation.

Activities :

  • Participate to the definition of the High Level Requirement of the propulsive system
  • Defined and  execute the development plan of the propulsive system, ( design, tests and qualification phases) in an incremental approach, in  strong collaboration with the system engineers and the avionic engineers.
  • Design of the propulsive sub-system, including tanks, thrusters, valves and piping
  • Manage the trade off on propulsive system
  • Develop institutionnal partnership with University or Laboratory in the propulsion field
  • Support preparation and execution of internal and customer technical and project reviews

Must have

  • 5 – 10 years experience in the fields mentioned above
  • Working experience on propulsion for space application
  • Excellent detailed technical communication skills in both directions to/from satellite and system engineering team across all disciplines
  • Excellent technical and programmatic communication skills in both directions to/from customer representatives, and internal project management, procurement, project financial control, assembly integration & test departments
  • Able to simplify and explain as appropriate to the audience with good and synthetic overviews
  • capacity to synthesis information
  • Fluent in English, any other language is an asset

Tagged as: engineering, propulsion, architecture

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