Senior Small Satellite Systems Engineer

Company Details

Accelerating Innovation

Job Overview

We are looking for a Senior Small Satellite System Engineer on behalf of our client for their location in Turin, Italy. The Systems Engineer is responsible for satellite architecture, design, development, and qualification of small satellites.

The successful applicant will be employed by our Client.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering;
  • 5-10 years of work experience in similar roles;
  • Experience in management of industrial activities including reviews;
  • Experience with frequency and spectrum management;
  • Previous experience in design, development and qualification of satellites with similar duties;
  • Knowledge of aerospace systems applicable standards, such as ECSS, MIL, NASA STD;
  • Knowledge of the NASA STD;
  • Knowledge of DOORS or similar;
  • Knowledge of orbital dynamics and analyses with STK or similar;
  • Knowledge of the Ground Segment utilization;
  • Knowledge of real-time/near real-time navigation;
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of satellite architecture and design;
  • Ability to run analysis and reports;
  • 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;
  • Very good knowledge of Italian and English languages.

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

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