Satellite Operations Engineer

Company Details

NanoAvionics is a small satellite mission integrator focused on delivering new generation satellite buses and propulsion systems for the satellite applications market. With facilities in North America and Europe, NanoAvionics’ team consists of more than 130 driven and skillful employees. We have over 90 successful satellite missions and commercial projects under our belt, and we are still counting.

We are looking for a Satellite Operations engineer who will monitor, track and control launched satellites in different orbits using our internal software. Communication with clients around the Globe and close work with our engineers will be your everyday routine. With each mission being different the job never gets boring. If you get excited while watching Mission Control operating launched rockets – this is the opportunity to feel it yourself by joining our team! 


  • Maintain launched satellite and monitor the parameters using in-house software
  • Ensure smooth communication with the satellite
  • Communicate with customers and manage their queries and incoming tasks
  • Carry out additional client-created tasks
  • Collaborate with embedded and software developers
  • Inform accountable colleagues in case of emergency situations


  • Have knowledge and experience in IT / System Administration
  • Have experience in direct communication with customers (support)
  • Be fluent in spoken and written English
  • Have interest in physics / space / engineering
  • Be able to work with changing working hours


  • Bachelor / Master degree of Physics or other Engineering Science
  • Experience in Cloud Infrastructures (AWS)
  • Experience in programming and/or scripting (any language)
  • Experience with SCM (Git) and Jira products


  • Starting at 2100 euros gross/a month
  • The final offer will depend based on the level of competencies and experience


  • Flexible work hours and possibility to work remotely
  • LAN parties with CS tournaments and sci-fi movies in cinemas (yes, geeky squad, what can we say)
  • Team events – airsoft, curling, parties, orienteering and much more
  • Snacks in the kitchen to fuel your productivity
  • Workshops, global conferences, industry’s meetups and trainings of your choice (doesn’t matter if you want to be like Han Solo or Luke Skywalker, just tell us which skills you wish to boost)
  • Paid days off if you are not feeling well
  • Employee referral program
  • Free parking, bike shed, shower, table tennis, mini-football and company merch (the basics, but nice to have)
  • Oh, did we mention space? Possibly it’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to launch your creations to space!

Tagged as: satellite operations, systems engineering

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