SMALL SATELLITE SYSTEMS ENGINEER

Company Details

From Italy to the world, from the world to the universe: our goal is to give more space to ambitious, enterprising ideas. We do everything in-house: we design, develop, assemble and test products that combine reliability with top performance. This is one of the reasons why we are chosen by the best international space agencies, such as NASA, ESA and ASI.

Collaborating daily with the Italian Space Agency and coordinating some of the space missions, our instruments and services make life better for astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) and for future space explorers.

DUTIES

The Systems Engineer is responsible for satellite architecture, design, development, and qualification of small satellites.

System Engineer activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical responsibility for system level activities
  • Day-to-day coordination with the Program Manager, Unit Heads, and Subsystem System Engineers
  • Generation of the system engineering plan, design and development plan, and verification plan
  • Definition and management of technical requirements and specifications
  • Supporting the definition of mission and operations deadlines
  • Management of system budgets
  • Lead the preparation of technical documentation for reviews with the customers, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Review of technical documentation related to the system and subsystems
  • Support AIT, AIV and qualification activities
  • Support for NRB, CCB, and PCB
  • Support for risk assessment

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • 5-10 years of work experience in similar roles
  • High flexibility and team-working capability
  • Hands-on and proactive approach
  • Ability to work with tight schedules
  • Ability to coordinate a multidisciplinary and international team
  • Ability to run analysis and reports
  • Very good knowledge of Italian and English languages

REQUIRED EXPERIENCES & SKILLS

  • Previous experience in design, development and qualification of satellites with similar duties
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of satellite architecture and design
  • Experience in management of industrial activities including reviews.
  • Experienced knowledge of aerospace systems applicable standards, such as ECSS, MIL, NASA STD
  • Experienced knowledge of the NASA STD
  • Experienced Knowledge of DOORS or similar
  • Experienced knowledge of orbital dynamics and analyses with STK or similar

ADDITIONAL ASSETS

  • Knowledge of the Ground Segment utilization
  • Frequency and spectrum management
  • Knowledge of real-time/near real-time navigation

Tagged as: ecss, CCB, MIL, NRB, nasa std, PCB, DOORS

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