Spacecraft Operation Engineer

Company Details

AKKA ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility sector. As an innovation accelerator for its clients, AKKA supports leading industry players in the automotive, telco&media, industrial, aerospace, rail and life-sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.).

With a view to strengthening our team, we are looking for a Spacecraft Operation Engineer

For an important customer in the Space sector, we are looking for a Spacecraft Operation Engineer, motivated and dynamic, to be inserted in a context of avant-garde and challenger. The resource, in particular, will perform the following activities:

  • Development, verification and validation of mission operations procedures from mission segment documentation;
  • Development of mission troubleshooting procedures;
  • Support to mission simulation activities;
  • Partecipation to technical meetings
  • Provision of input to the planning engineer for operation planning;
  • Support for reporting to the Customer.


The ideal candidate has a Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, physics or equivalent cultures and has gained at least two or three years of experience in these activities and has a good knowledge English languages.

Skills requested

The following skills are also a prerequisite for this role:

  • Knowledge of flight dynamics for constellation orbit reconstruction;
  • Knowledge of space system, with particular reference Satellite Navigation Systems


The candidate must be willing to make travel abroad

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