System Engineer – Spaceflight System Development (M/F)

Company Details

To research and develop innovative systems, solutions & products

We are looking for a System Engineer to be responsible for Spaceflight System Development.


The successful candidate will be based in our main office at Sint-Stevens-Woluwe (Brussels Area).
The position is in the Systems Department, Flight Systems Division (comprised of 11 persons).
The candidate will mainly report to the Flight System Division Manager.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Management of a project for the development and qualification of a spaceflight system
  • Engineering and verification of system requirements
  • System design and interface control (mechanical, electrical, electronics, software)
  • Subsystem selection, procurement and qualification
  • Assessment of safety aspects in human spaceflight environment
  • Management of a multidisciplinary team, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Management support of the activities of flight system MAIT and qualification
  • MAIT management of ground support test equipment, ground models and flight models
  • Interface with customer, subcontractors and suppliers.

Skills and Experience

  • A Master’s degree in space systems, mechanical or electrical/electronics engineering
  • At least 3 years of experience in/with:
    • System engineering
    • Full development cycle (from requirements engineering to testing campaign)
    • Mechanics and electronics for flight system hardware
  • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

Demonstrated experience in the following will be considered as an asset:

  • Project management and Interface to customer, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Space system development and verification processes and standards (i.e. ECSS and NTSS)
  • Space system testing, verification and/or qualification campaign
  • Human spaceflight specific programmes.

What Do We Offer

  • Working within a growing company with Staff located in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
  • A professional working environment with motivated Engineers and Scientists coming from all different horizons and countries with a common passion for space
  • A full-time position with an indefinite contract of employment
  • A competitive remuneration package and good working conditions
  • An individualised training and development programmes.

Tagged as: human spaceflight, flight system hardware, system design and interface control, mait management

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