Space System Engineer

Company Details

Revolutionizing satellite manufacturing with plug and play SPiN is born to spin in technology from outside into the space industry.

Job purpose

The space system engineer will be part of the system engineering team of SPiN. The person will be responsible for system design, development, implementation of satellite avionics concepts using MA61C for testing, subsystem integration such as attitude and control system, and complete spacecraft integration.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Analysis and consolidation of user requirements
  • Flow down of user requirements to space system requirements
  • Subsystem and software  requirements analysis
  • Manage budget and gap analysis
  • Tradeoff between requirements
  • Design of space system and avionics concepts
  • Definition of Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) plan
  • Management of production & assembly of electronic components and casing
  • Execution of validation and verification plans
  • Participation in solving interdisciplinary challenges


  • MSc in Aerospace engineering or Electrical & Electronics engineering
  • At least 3 years experience of Space System engineering
  • At least 2 years experience in Avionics Development
  • Experience in ADCS/GNC development is an advantage
  • Experience with at least 4 of these interfaces – UART, CANBUS, I2C, SPACEWIRE, MIL1553B, SPI
  • Experience working with system engineering tools
  • Fluent in English

Working conditions

Relocation to Darmstadt, Germany
Start date: Q2 2021

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