Senior Flight Safety Engineer

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The Launch Team is involved in every aspect of using our launch vehicle. The Launch Team develops all launch site infrastructure, from the pad to mission control and the integration facilities; operational campaign plans for the integration, testing, and launch of the vehicle; mission planning including customer relations, payload integration and, and mission design; operational safety of the vehicle and flight; flight licencing applications; and discussions with launch sites to find the right fit.

Your Tasks

  • Manage analysis of the vehicle’s Flight Safety, including FMEA analysis and updates
  • Identify requirements for each mission, coordinating with the Mission Manager, launch site, and government bodies
    • Manage the development of key milestones and requirements
  • Support the launch licencing process, and work to secure licencing for RFA vehicle
  • Develop and support the development of software in the field of FSA, liaise with externals and partners for achievement of RFA planned launches

Your Qualificatons

  • Degree in an engineering related field, space industry preferred
  • 5-8 years experience in mission planning, flight safety, orbital vehicle safety, or related field
  • Experience in determining the Flight Safety of orbital or suborbital vehicles
  • Experience working and coding with MATLAB / Python / Simulink / C++
  • Capable of working independently, while prioritising various tasks
  • Able to communicate effectively within a multidisciplinary and multicultural team
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Tagged as: rfa vehicle, Matlab, python, C++, simulink

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