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Thermal – Thermal Engineer


Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) or Toulouse (France)



  • Define spacecraft thermal architecture and units thermal designs, perform concepts trade-off, carry out overall design studies and validate the products through extensive testing
  • Define the thermal control of platforms and units (incl. specification of payload thermal environment)
  • Carry out the testing activities: support to assembly, thermal validation and prediction, Ground Support Equipment definition
  • Exploitation of flight data


Must have

  • MSc degree in thermal engineering, aerospace engineering or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to work across the team and company to drive thermal designs to completion in full autonomy
  • Demonstrated ability to define and carry out thermal testing (Thermal Cycling, Thermal Balance Tests)
  • 3y+ experience in thermal design (preferably with Systema-Thermica) and testing
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English


Nice to have

  • Experience in various thermal software (Systema-Thermica, SigFit, ESATAN) will be strongly appreciated
  • Experience with space environment requirements will be strongly appreciated
  • Task automation skills through scripts (Python)


Joining Aerospacelab

  • Build your own career path
  • Direct impact on the growth trajectory of the company
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Fast-paced environment, no BS*
  • Flexible ways of working

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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