Senior Spacecraft System Engineer

Company Details

Visionary, Reliable and European group focusing on Space Systems and Subsystems. Starting from project requirement we provide engineering, manufacturing, assembly and integration up to qualification of mechanical space systems and mechanisms. We are committed to providing the highest level of professionalism, service response and quality workmanship.

Who we are

We are a space company and we try to stretch the boundaries. We are located in Brno, Czech Republic. A few meters away is our own ISO 8 clean room.

What we do

We develop! We start with a sheet of paper and we develop the best solution for the European Space Agency (ESA). Our main domains of activity are space system, subsystem and unit design and development. We have our own procurement and quality control. The components we design and develop are manufactured by our partners and then we integrate and test them in our laboratories.

What we are working on

We supply the upper part of the VEGA launcher. We are responsible for the development and delivery of the structure of PLATO satellite, which will operate at L2 to discover Exoplanets. We help scientists to perform their experiments on board the ISS. We develop a satellite for remote Copernicus – European Earth Observation Program. But there is much more and we need help, so we are looking for another colleague.

Who we are looking for 

We are looking for a colleague who uses common sense, acts independently and responsibly, and will fit into our friendly, space-pervaded environment.

Main responsibilities/assignments:

  • Manage the development, qualification and delivery of the assigned spacecraft system/subsystem.
  • System Engineering development lifecycle and change management process.
  • Operation concept development, system and product design, requirements management, technical risk management, interface definition and control.
  • Develop and manage spacecraft system/subsystem requirements tracking and verification techniques.
  • Create simulations and perform analysis across spacecraft system/subsystem functions.
  • Build test methods and plans for new developments through final product deployment.
  • In collaboration with team members, develop interface specifications and other design documents.
  • Lead customer and integrated team meetings and facilitate technical exchanges.
  • Assist with program management, schedule tracking, and product management.
  • Effectively work and communicate with all levels of management and team member contributors on the program.
  • Overview of the Hardware Development & Qualification activities related to the project.
    Systems Engineering support tasks as needed.

Required technical skills/competences:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Space System Engineering or related engineering discipline.
  • At least 5 years relevant professional working experience in the space industry.
  • Ability to manage relationships between the technical team and the customer as well as good communication skills.
  • Result-oriented approach to work in a multidisciplinary project environment.
  • Ability to plan, schedule, coordinate and solve problems effectively.
  • Ability to prepare technical documentation, reports.
  • Teamwork skills.

A professional level of the English language (oral and written) is required. Other European languages are beneficial but not necessary.

We value previous experience with ESA projects and ECSS standards.

We offer

  • The opportunity to participate in unique projects for the European Space Agency.
  • The opportunity to develop the Czech space industry.
  • Constant stimuli to learn and grow professionally.
  • Stability – due to the cosmic projects, we have our work planned for the next decade.
  • Good coffee and great colleagues.
  • Full Time Contract.
  • A range of company benefits (eg: 100% paid meal vouchers, company phone subsidized tariff, 5 weeks holiday, Sick Days).

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