Technical Lead in Space Propulsion

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Our client is a prestigious Portuguese Space SME specialized in satellite propulsion components and systems development, manufacture, and integration, located in Arruda-dos-Vinhos and is hiring a Technical Lead in Space Propulsion for a full-time position.

Main Accountabilities:
▪ Support projects from proposal to delivery, through technical and management skills;
▪ Participate in design and development of new components and produce the corresponding technical
documentation;
▪ Define test campaigns together with the Test Engineer and the Technicians;
▪ Analyze technical specifications of monopropellant and cold gas components;
▪ Select and manage subcontractors and suppliers.

Requirements & Qualifications:
▪ Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in engineering, preferably in Space, materials mechanics or comparable areas of study (or of another revelant discipline for the role);
▪ Confident with the principles of mechanics, electrics and pressure applications;
▪ Familiar with satellite technology, in particular propulsion systems or components;
▪ Communicative and enjoy working in a small team, independent in your work and able to organize your
tasks;
▪ Full professional proficiency in the English language; knowledge of Portuguese and German will help you accomplish complementary tasks;
▪ Familiar with MS Office tools, especially Word, Excel and Project;
▪ Professional experience in the space propulsion business is preferred but not mandatory;
▪ Possibility to work, for small periods of time, abroad. Availability to travel for 3-4 days, on a 2-3 weeks’
notice time is expected.

Offer:
▪ Working remuneration in accordance with experience, technical capabilities and Arruda-dos-Vinhos area cost of living;
▪ An interesting position in a technology intensive Space SME with flexible work hours;
▪ As part of an economic group headquartered in Portugal but with branches in Europe, the possibility for interacting and working in a multi-cultural environment;
▪ Career development opportunity.

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