Simulations Engineer (Thermal)

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Engineering the Future of Commercial Space


  • Support business development department with thermal control system sizing, feasibility checks, trade-off studies at pre-contract stage
  • Suggest reliable thermal control system design solutions to ensure electronic components are kept within operational temperature ranges
  • Assist mechanical design engineers with CAD model geometry preparation (defeaturing) for simulations
  • Collaborate with colleagues from other departments and payload suppliers to gather input information required for the thermal simulations
  • Perform thermal analysis on spacecraft and subsystem level with Comsol Multiphysics
  • Prepare documentation to present the results to colleagues from other departments and customers
  • Liaise with international suppliers to procure thermal control system components
  • Correlate simulation models to test and in-orbit data


  • Have a passion for various engineering simulations and a desire to learn fast
  • Have a degree in mechanical/aerospace engineering or equivalent
  • Have a good understanding of heat transfer and thermodynamics
  • Be a proficient user of at least one CAD software (SolidWorks or equivalent)
  • Have some experience with thermal analysis (Comsol Multiphysics or equivalent)
  • Have an advanced knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Have good English language skills (at least B1)
  • Enjoy working in a team and independently


  • Work/internship experience in space industry
  • Understanding of orbital mechanics
  • Familiarity with ECSS and NASA standards/handbooks
  • Programming skills (Java, Python)
  • Experience with thermal testing

Tagged as: java, python, solidworks, orbital mechanics, ecss, space-industry, nasa, Comsol Multiphysics

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