You will be joining Open Cosmos’ systems team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to lead and manage the analysis and engineering aspects of Open Cosmos space missions. The candidate is expected to be involved in the whole cycle of a mission from concept, to tests, V&V, to orbital operations support and telemetry analysis.
Tasks and responsibilities
Coordinate different technical teams to deliver a consistent technical solution.
Have input into requirements and verification plans.
Perform analysis and required tests at system and subsystem level.
Propose improvements to increase the performance of Open Cosmos satellites.
Define key orbital operational parameters and analyse their data.
Support bid work, sales team, mission and operations teams, customer support or any other teams within the company with technical information and documentation related to engineering.
Maintain systems level documentation.
Work independently and under pressure.
Embrace challenge and work outside of the comfort zone
Commit to fulfill customer requirements and expectations
Take initiative and work in a self-driven manner.
Skills, attitude and experience
Proven experience in satellite engineering. To have seen full cycle of a space mission, from conception to end of life
Have seen full life cycle missions
Have experience with Maya, ESATAN or similar
Have experience in leading and executing balance tests
Have good knowledge of the subsystems involved in a satellite: power system, on board computer, AOCS, comms, propulsion, mechanical.
Have good knowledge of AIT processes
Attention to detail
Honesty, openness and self aware
Quick to learn and coach others
Nice to have
Experience in project management
Experience in systems engineering
Experience managing communication with suppliers
Technical experience in specific subsystems
Hands on experience on AIT
Experience in QA/PA
Systems experience in ESA missions
You will enjoy
Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry
Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses
25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment
Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office
Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?
Remote working as per company policy
Working from home as per company policy
Annual Salary Review