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System Engineering – Senior Space Systems Engineer

Description

Louvain-la-Neuve

Full Time

Duties

We are looking to reinforce our engineering teams with a Space Systems Engineer who will work on satellite projects amongst scientific, space situational awareness and earth observation missions.

The candidate shall have a demonstrated experience (>=5 years of work experience) of:

  • Spacecraft system engineering during implementation phases and ideally across different platforms and payloads (earth observation, telecom, thermal infra-red, optical communications, etc)
  • Concrete experience and awareness across much of the system study, technology & design development, qualification and acceptance, in-orbit lifecycle
  • Experience and awareness of institutional customer program types and lifecycle models
  • Plan, coordinate and lead spacecraft engineering activities in a project context, including identifying the needed analyses, development and test activities for the agreed risk control
  • Technical requirements elicitation, scrutiny, allocation including trade-offs across design for compliance, design for manufacture, design for cost approaches
  • Coordination across engineering and test departments, including test specifications and report approvals, analyses campaign scope and results approvals, verification control board coordination
  • Technical spacecraft resource and performance budget management (including underlying analyses)
  • Spacecraft design and engagement in space/ground system trade-offs
  • Space ground, platform payload and internal platform interface control and decision-making
  • Review and approve discipline-oriented or supplier/subcontractor delivered inputs
  • Support preparation and execution of internal and customer technical and project reviews
  • Coordinate and contribute to both rough-order-of-magnitude and committing cost proposals for engineering scope

Must have

  • 5 years of experience in the fields mentioned above
  • Working experience on several satellite or payload design fields as Mechanical, Thermal , AOCS, Avionics,…
  • Excellent detailed technical communication skills in both directions to/from satellite and system engineering team across all disciplines
  • Excellent technical and programmatic communication skills in both directions to/from customer representatives, and internal project management, procurement, project financial control, assembly integration & test departments
  • Able to simplify and explain as appropriate to the audience with good and synthetic overviews
  • capacity to synthesis informations & take decisions
  • Ability to autonomously conduct satellite design trade-off and draft preliminary concepts
  • Proficient in collaborative working methods both physically and with remote teams working with Windows/MS environments, and familiar with industry standard toolings such as commercial PLM/PDM, and Matlab/Python (or any similar language)
  • Familiarity with UML, SysML or other system modelling languages may be an advantage
  • Interest in Hardware and AIT activities is an asset
  • Fluent in English, any other language is an asset

Joining Aerospacelab

  • Build your own career path
  • Impact on the growth trajectory of the company
  • Fast-paced environment, no BS*
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Salary package consistent with your experience
  • Young & dynamic team

Why work at Aerospacelab?

You will work on satellites that will fly before your retirement. Be part of the « new space » industry and its challenges. Surround yourself with smart and innovative people. No dumb managers, no stupid tools to use. Take a lot of responsibility if you can handle.
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