Space Mechatronics Senior Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • English language capability equivalent to TOEIC 70

Company Details

Securing Space Sustainability


  • Develop the debris capture system for the Astroscale spacecraft.
  • Generate and maintain system specifications based on mission requirements.
  • Carry out design, trade-off-studies, analysis, and verification for the debris capture system pertaining to sensing, control, and mechanics.
  • Coordinate the interface between the mechatronic sub-system and other existing sub-systems/satellite systems.
  • Coordinate technical specification activities with development partners and suppliers for procurement purposes.
  • Monitor and track the status of procurement by working closely with procurement engineers.
  • Coordinate with the production division and/or development partners for the manufacturing and assembly of the system.
  • Generate mechatronics subsystem-level test plans. Conduct and evaluate tests.
  • Coordinate system integration with existing satellite systems.
  • Generate acceptance and system-level test plans.
  • Conduct and evaluate tests and support other engineers in testing.
  • Generate plans for and support the in-orbit operation of the debris capture system.

Essential Skills

  • Experience in developing highly reliable electro-mechanical systems (mechanism and control design, analysis and verification).
  • More than 10 years practical experience.
  • Practical experience in dealing and negotiating with suppliers.
  • Commercial awareness (cost and schedule management, supply chain development etc.).
  • English language capability equivalent to TOEIC 700.
  • Near native Japanese language proficiency.

Desirable skills

  • Practical experience in developing space robotics.
  • Knowledge of satellite/spacecraft system development.

Tagged as: space robotics, debris capture system, satellite/spacecraft system, sensing / control and mechanics

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