Senior Systems Engineer

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Job Description 👨‍💻

Exotrail is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer for its space transportation vehicle. The main role of this person will be to manage the development of the vehicle used to provide in-orbit transportation services.

To do so, both technical and project management skills are required as all members of the team will need to be hands-on.

The current team is composed of several engineers working mainly on the first mission of the spacedrop. Your role will be to lead the systems engineering team working on the evolutions of the platform from mission to mission. It requires a high-level knowledge of the architecture of a satellite, a true spirit of innovation and good skills for team work.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Animate and participate to the design of the evolutions of the spacedrop™ platform
  • Manage and perform the system engineering tasks of the project
  • Follow the development of the spacecraft from inception to the launch
  • Manage subcontractors who provide technical support or equipment
  • You will work directly with the VP of In-Orbit Services and with the Lead Engineer and the Project Manager of the In-Orbit Services team.

The position is opened in both Exotrail’s offices in Massy or Toulouse.

Preferred Experience 💁‍♀️

Exotrail is looking for a systems engineer with hands-on experience on all the phases of a space project. Typically, the candidate worked on small satellites projects and oversaw the development, assembly and tests of the satellite from end-to-end. A minimum experience of 2 years is required for this position.

In addition, and as importantly, the candidate must have the following mindset:

  • interest in highly technical work, as well as good project management skills
  • pragmatism, risk-taking and accountable
  • good communication skills with fluent English
  • willingness to join the dynamic, vibrant, demanding environment of a start-up

About our recruitment process 🤝

We are committed to recruiting the right people for the right job regardless of your private backround.

We meet at least three times in order to give you a better idea of what it’s like to work at Exotrail:
1. Technical interview with your future manager: You will learn more about the position and the required qualifications
2. On-site interview with HR and VP: You will discover your work environment and learn more about our culture
3. Interview with a founder: You can make sure that you share the same vision and values of the company

Why join the Exotrail adventure?

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