ABOUT AAC CLYDE SPACE
The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact.
An Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) Engineer is required to expand our AIT team, supporting an increased customer demand and growing order book. This is a full-time role for an experienced engineer who can work to deliver our next range of nanosatellite projects.
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Responsibilities will include:
Lead all activities within the spacecraft assembly, integration, and test phase.
Prepare and participate in all spacecraft environmental tests: mechanical, thermal, & EMC
Review test results and raise Non-conformance reports when necessary.
Produce test reports and communicate results to wider project team
Define and work to improve a standard set of company AIT procedures & processes
Feedback lessons learned from AIT phase to future projects
Author spacecraft AIT plans and individual test procedures
Review new spacecraft designs for implications and impacts on the AIT phase.
Specify & design new Ground Support Equipment (GSE) as needed to support AIT
Oversee and maintain tidiness and safe working practices in the AIT clean room
Skills required: Essential:
BEng, BSc or higher degree in engineering, science, or maths
Experience in the build and test of spacecraft (candidates with broader experience in the space industry will also be considered)
An understanding of the types of standard tests required during a spacecraft AIT campaign.
High level of practical `hands-on’ application of engineering
Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
Experience in investigating system level problems and resolving defects
Strong interpersonal skills and the drive to complete tasks on schedule
Experience working within the space industry
Extensive experience in the build and test of spacecraft
Previous experience working specifically with cubesats
A knowledge or awareness of ESA ECSS standards (or equivalent international standards) relating to verification and testing
Experience of managing teams in dynamic environments
Closing date: 7th September 2020