Launch Pad Project Manager

Company Details



We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.

Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.

We’re making rockets in a way that hasn’t been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!


  • Be at the centre of an agile and dynamic team of highly motivated space enthusiasts
  • You will be part of an incredible start-up journey
  • Huge learning potential and the opportunity to build things from the ground up (literally)
  • You’ll enjoy a high level of freedom and autonomy
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication


Reporting to the Head of Department, you will:

  • Lead a team of engineers in a tight timeline and work across teams on the Launch Pad functional design, incl.
    • Process design (Fluids, Electrical systems, communication and control networks)
    • CAD, technical drawings
    • Procurement
    • Build-up
    • Safety documentation and certification according to legal requirements
    • Commissioning
  • Follow requirements given by launch vehicle design team
  • Interface with Civil Engineering subcontractor and the contracting authority Andøya Space Center
  • Contribute to the hiring and training process of the Ground Operations Team for said Launch Pad
  • Assist the Launch Base Project Owner:
    • Defining Launch Pad milestones and timeline
    • Supporting documentation for launch system acceptance




  • A degree in mechanical, civil or space engineering or an equivalent qualification
  • The candidate has know-how and at least 2 years of work experience in:
    • Systems engineering
    • Project Management
    • Test Operations
    • Construction Projects
  • Excellent work ethic and communication skills in English language
  • Extremely fast grasp of technical problems and sound trade-offs for design solutions
  • Reliable coordinator between stakeholders and engineers
  • Passionate about new space, curious and eager to learn
  • Driven to deliver and constantly push the boundaries
  • Take ownership and accountability for your own actions and mistakes
  • Humble and willing to go out of your way to help others
  • Can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills


  • Prior hands-on mechanical and/or electrical Design & Test experience
  • Prior hands-on experience with cryogenic and high-pressure gas systems
  • Work experience in the petrochemical industry
  • Experience using Computer Aided Design (CAD) software
  • Good Norwegian language skills
  • Experience in the space sector

Tagged as: systems engineering, CAD, electrical systems, technical drawings, fluids, communication and control networks

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