Senior AIT Lead Engineer - Permanent

  • Job Location: South East, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 05/05/2021

Key responsibilities:

 Manage test operators and responsible engineers activities on the payload or
spacecraft in line with system level schedules and requirements, deputising these
roles when required
 Provide documentation and present at design, test and project reviews for both
internal and external audiences
 Support upcoming bids and proposals
 Facilitate and schedule for core AIT support equipments
 Electrical Ground Support Equipment
 Mechanical Ground Support Equipment
 Test equipment definition
 Spacecraft and payload harness definition
 Ground Test cable definition
 Facilitate and schedule all AIT and EVT phase activities
 Test Plans flowing down from system level requirements
 Unit level integration and testing plans at system level
 System and subsystem level Integration & Testing plans
 Test procedures flowing down from test plans and traceable to system level
 Oversee and participate in system level testing
 Act as an expert spacecraft system operator

 Degree or HND/HNC in engineering or science discipline
 Requirements of this post are to hold, or have held in the last 5 years, an EU based
personal Security clearance and to be a citizen of one of the member states of the
European Union or the Schengen association countries

 Working with spaceflight hardware, including integrated system testing at
spacecraft level
 Detailed test planning and scheduling
 Working with verification / validation of requirements
 Experience of managing test teams in very dynamic environments
 Good understanding of scripting and operation of EGSE systems advantageous
 Good general electrical & electronics background
 Knowledge and understanding of material usage in spaceflight environment
 Hands on knowledge and experience of electronic test equipment usage including
RF / communications

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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