Optical System Architect

  • Job Location: Munich, Germany
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 14/01/2022

In this position you shall become responsible for the architectures of optical systems for space applications.

Your Tasks:

•Elaboration, development and accommodation of technical baseline solutions on basis of customer requirements and budgets
•Technical coordination of a multidiscipline engineering team with the focus on an the following output:
Instrument Architecture Definition and Justification
Interface Concepts and Definition
Development Logic Definition
Coordination of related performance analysis
•Select and define the System design and to reflect it into the relevant technical design-, requirement- and performance documentation
•Ensure design integrity, perform requirements analysis and design integration as answer to customer specifications
•Ensure proper flow-down and allocation of lower level subs-system requirements and budgets and maintain them up to date during the program lifetime.
•Lead the engineering team effort for design trade-offs between disciplines such as thermal, structural, mechanical, optical, electrical, etc.
•Close collaboration with technical management and other systems engineering disciplines (Performance Analysis, V&V Engineering, Sub-systems Engineering, Spacecraft Systems Engineering)
•Support technical discussion with the customer

Your Qualifications:

•University (TU) or polytechnic degree in Physics or Engineering, preferably with major focus on Optical Systems
•Experience as Systems Engineer or Design Responsible for scientific optical instruments or adequate technology and complexity (Interferometer, Spectrometer, Telescopes)
•Ideally, experience in the development logic of Space Instruments, Earth Observation and Astronomy from in Phases 0 to B2, as well as significant H/W experience in the Phases C and D.
•Experience in engineering economics
•Organised and structured task approach, experience in technical coordination of a multidisciplinary engineering team.
•Team work, good conceptual, analytical and organizational skills
•Good communication and negotiation skills
•Fluency in spoken and written English, German skills requested over the medium-term

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


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