Spacecraft Systems Engineer

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OQ Technology Sarl is looking for a candidate for a Spacecraft Systems Engineer role at one of its facilities in Luxembourg, Greece and KSA to participate in building our first spacecraft.

You will support the CTO by performing systems engineering analyses and oversee the development of a full spacecraft. You will work closely with the other engineers and external companies.

Below is a summary of the typical tasks required for this post:

  • Support system concept development, system architecture development, system and subsystem requirements development, systems analysis and trade studies, and systems modeling and simulation (PDR/CDR).
  • Identify requirements, participate in design activities, and lead assembly, integration, and test activities (AIT).
  • Track mission and system configuration information (such as mass properties, power, TT&C, OBDH and performance data) or writing complex specifications and interface control documents (ICD/IRD).
  • Produce and maintain system budgets (power, volume, memory, mass … etc).
  • Participate and oversee functional and environmental test campaigns by reviewing requirements, test specifications, planning, costing, risk assessment, test execution and verification control.
  • Project management, Project planning and test tracking.
  • Preparation of management and technical documentation for project reviews.


Mandatory Knowledge:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with mechanical and/or electrical design of small satellite systems in industry or academia (title depends on seniority level).
  • Experience with mechanical and/or electrical design AIT/AIV process of small satellite systems in industry or academia
  • M.Sc. in Aerospace Engineering or a similar qualification from a recognized institution.
  • Knowledge of ECSS standards.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

Desirable Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of spacecraft operations and related ground systems preferred
  • Experience with CubeSat projects.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
  • Self-starter who works with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to adapt to change in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as part of a team.


  • Knowledge in these tools is advantageous: Satellite Toolkit STK, MATLAB, NASTRAN, SysML, C++ or Python.


Benefits OQ Technology is an innovative company and a front runner in the global race of building a global satellite constellation for Internet-of-Things communication. We work closely with the European Space Agency, government institutes, and our global customers. At our company you will have a great opportunity to overtake large responsibility to build and innovate from scratch. You will be at the centre of decision making and will interface directly with industry and business professionals all around the world, an opportunity which is rarely offered in traditional corporates. We offer a very attractive and competitive compensation package for individuals and families. Our different branches are located in attractive places for expats with a diverse international atmosphere. We offer a great opportunity for you to grow and develop and make your dreams come true. If you are looking for a challenge and looking for being part of new technology innovation in the world of satellite telecommunications, OQ Technology is the right place to be.

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Tagged as: small satellite, design engineering, Aerospace Engineering

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