Flight Dynamics Engineer

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Engineering the Future of Commercial Space

NanoAvionics is a small satellite mission integrator focused on delivering new generation satellite buses and propulsion systems for the satellite applications market.


  • Support Operations team in routine and special operations including LEOP, potential collision avoidance maneuvers and de-orbiting.
  • Support System Engineering team by conducting orbit maneuver calculations and simulations for satellite mission design, analysis and support the team by using orbital dynamics tools such as STK.
  • Be responsible for Flight Dynamics software exploitation, operation and maintenance, including development of tools (e.g. scripts) to operate satellite systems and support integration into Mission Control Software.
  • Conduct flight dynamics analysis using tools such as MATLAB.
  • Work directly with multiple stakeholders to develop mission software requirements and provide expertise for any flight dynamics related activity
  • Execute flight data analysis, develop documentation of all facets of work performed, develop flight test plans, and provide flight test support.
  • Contribute to analyses and training activities that inform ground system development and mission operations activities.
  • Continually research the latest progress in flight dynamics analysis, software, and operations to grow our capability, service offering and value to the customer.


  • Previous and proven experience in the same role (at least 2 years)
  • Have a deep knowledge of working with STK, Matlab and Simulink
  • Have a degree in aerospace engineering, physics or any related technical discipline
  • Be fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Have strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a team.


  • Knowledge of one or more engineering programming languages such as MATLAB, Simulink, Python, C, or C++.

Tagged as: Matlab, C++, STK, simulink, leop, potential collision avoidance maneuvers, de-orbiting.

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