AOCS Engineer

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Are you an experienced AOCS engineer? Are you currently looking for a new and exciting opportunity and are fascinated by space? If so, then look no further!

We are currently recruiting for an AOCS engineer on behalf of a leading Space and Satellite company.

Tasks that you will carry out:

  • Support to the ESTEC AOCS/GNC Sensors Unit for the development and
    procurement of sensors and actuators
  • The Sensors Unit oversees gyroscopes, accelerometers, star
    trackers, APS detectors for star trackers, sun sensors, magnetic sensors
    and actuators, and bespoke GNC sensors such as navigation cameras,
  • 3D cameras or Lidars for GNC.
  • The post holder will have access to the Sensors Lab, where technologies
    can be independently characterised.
  • The post holder shall provide regular Technical Reporting of the
  • Hardware Development as well as contribute to the preparation and
    execution of project and technology studies reviews.

Required skills/experience:Master

  • Engineering Degree in Control, Electronics or Mechatronics
  • Proven experience in the design, tuning, analysis and simulation of AOCS systems in different project phases.
  • HW knowledge (sensors, computer, actuators).
  • AOCS AIT at subsystem and system level.
  • Proven knowledge of commercial model-based design tools (MATLAB).
  • Ability to interface with industry.
  • Familiar with the general development process for hardware space equipment (key reviews, model philosophy).
  • Background in optical sensors for AOCS/GNC, for instance, Star Trackers.
  • Knowledge in Software development and/or optics would be an asset.

Tagged as: GNC, sensors, actuators, computer, aocs systems

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