Mission Manager

  • Full Time
  • Posted 5 days ago
  • Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills in English are required.
  • September 5, 2020

Company Details

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.

About Us

Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2021, we plan to launch satellites from Esrange outside of Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to be part of the preparation and operation of the new satellite launcher site and the new rocket motor test capabilities currently under construction.


  • As a Mission Manager for orbital launches, you will lead the process from customer contract to launch vehicle integration and operations activities for assigned the program.
  • You will organize and represent SSC at launch integration & operations reviews with the SSC team and customers.
  • You will manage all schedule & technical commitments while maintaining the overall program cost requirements.
  • You will coordinate all launch related for the assigned program.
  • Manage & ensure export compliance to all launch related Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) and Technology Transfer Control Plans (TTCPs).


  • We believe you hold a master’s degree in the space or aerospace technical field.
  • You should have extensive knowledge in some of the areas of:  Orbit Dynamics, Structural Analysis, Thermal Analysis, Systems Engineering, or Launch Systems.
  • Launch Operations experience is useful, but not necessarily required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and presentation skills in English are required.


  • A unique opportunity to be part of the establishment of Sweden’s first orbital launch service
  • An exciting position in a market space with continuous change and big challenges
  • A workplace characterized by an open atmosphere and proud employees all over the world
  • Opportunity for personal development
  • An organized introduction program where you will learn more about our services, customers and SSC
  • We are professionals in space; come and join us on our exciting journey into the future!
  • Your experience together with your personal abilities will be critical to our success. If you have the right professional and individual skills, please don’t hesitate to send in your application already today!


  • We offer a permanent position.
  • Daytime 40h/week.
  • Your workplace will be at Esrange/Kiruna.
  • Esrange Space Center is the launch and operations facility of SSC, located outside Kiruna in the north of Sweden.
  • At Esrange we have excellent launching facilities and provide services to scientists and space organizations worldwide


Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Please apply using your CV and personal letter by clicking the apply button below. We evaluate all applications continuously.

For more information about this position, please contact:

Mats Tyni, VP Orbital Launch & Rocket Test
Phone: +46980-721 77, +4670-574 2177, Email: mats.tyni@sscspace.com



Tagged as: systems engineering, launch systems, thermal analysis, orbit dynamics, structural analysis, launch vehicle integration, operations activities

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