AOCS Engineer

Company Details

AKKA is the European leader in Engineering and Technological Consulting Services. By accelerating innovation among its customers, AKKA supports the main players in the automotive, aerospace, telco & media, industrial, energy, railway and life science sectors throughout the life cycle of their products, also made with cutting-edge digital technologies (ADAS , IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded systems, machine learning, etc.). Founded in 1984, AKKA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and is experiencing rapid growth and international development in line with its CLEAR 2022 strategic plan. The Group continues to recruit at a steady pace to support its strong business growth. At 31 December 2018, the Group had 21,019 employees (15,515 at the end of 2017), with 7,879 talents in France (+ 12.3%), 4,984 in Germany (+ 5.3%) and 8,156 internationally (+ 115.5 %). Driven by its expertise in future mobility, digital technologies and industry 4.0, the Group's revenues in 2018 increased by 12.8% to € 1,505.3 million and exceeded the € 1.5 billion ceiling.

Job description

As part of the development of its activities in the Space sector, AKKA is recruiting an AOCS Engineer in Cannes La Bocca.

Within a project team, you will be in charge of designing the piloting laws for geostationary satellites or low-orbital constellations.

Your missions will be as follows:

  • Fine-tuning the dynamic modeling of the satellite and the attitude estimation and actuator control algorithms.
  • Conduct of numerical simulations of performance and robustness / sensitivity and synthesis of performance reviews.
  • Definition of GNC (Guidance Navigation and Control) embedded software specifications.
  • Definitions of the specifications of the Attitude Control Subsystem equipment and ensure the technical monitoring of the development phase of this equipment.


  • Graduated from an Engineering School or equivalent Bac +5 training with a specialization in the space field, you justify knowledge in Advanced Automation, Space Mechanics, Modeling of dynamic systems, Mechanics and Electronics.
  • You master Matlab/Simulink tools.

Reference number 2017-925

Tagged as: embedded software, electronics, space mechanics, matlab & simulink, mechanics, advanced automation, modeling of dynamic systems, attitude control subsystem equipment

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