Mission and Systems Engineer

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Securing Space Sustainability


  • Lead mission and systems engineering activities
  • Development of spacecraft mission and system design
  • Requirements derivation and CONOPS definition
  • Perform and maintain satellite system design, model and analysis
  • Trade-off and control platform systems budgets e.g. mass, power, data, fuel
  • Generate and maintain mission and system verification and validation plan and tracking verification status
  • Coordinate and work closely with missions and systems managers, subsystem managers and the project manager
  • Support the selection and monitoring of suppliers and subcontractors
  • Support planning and execution of AIV activities including satellite assembly, integration, functional testing and environmental testing
  • Assisting with bid work, providing technical solutions and documentation.

Essential Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in space system projects
  • System level knowledge in space systems design and AIV activities, and practical experience in several phases of the lifecycle from requirements definition through to verification
  • Good knowledge of a range of subsystems & engineering teams including: GNC (AOCS, ADCS), astrodynamics, C&DH / OBDH, EPS, RCS (propulsion), COM (communications), software, ground segment & operations
  • Familiarity with space industry standards and approaches
  • Flexibility to adapt and work in a fast paced and changing environment, and able to accommodate those changes in the work schedule
  • English language capability TOEIC 800+
  • Business level Japanese Proficiency

Desirable skills

  • 10+ years of commercial experience in a Systems Engineering role for satellites.
  • Knowledge of commonly used engineering and modelling packages (e.g. ModelSim, Matlab, STK) and/or experience with model based system engineering.
  • Knowledge of the area around debris removal including: licensing, export, regulation, space law.
  • Knowledge of past missions of relevance: RemoveDebris, CleanSpace / ESA projects e.g. e.DeOrbit, DEOS, ATV, ETS-7

Tagged as: modelsim/matlab/stk, removedebris / cleanspace, e.deorbit, deos / atv / ets-7, gnc / aocs / adcs / com

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