Spacecraft Systems Chief Engineer

  • Job Location: Washington, USA
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 30/05/2022

As a Spacecraft Systems Chief engineer you will be taking on a multi-disciplinary technical leadership role overseeing the design and testing of all spacecraft systems including Mechanical, Electrical, Communications, Flight Control, Command & Data Handling, and Flight Software.

Ideally we are looking for a candidate who will bring significant, previous experience of designing, building and testing many small satellites, particularly if they also had to be build and tested within rapid time scales.

Experience/Skills Required:

- A Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Aerospace, Mechanical or any STEM related field.
- Min. 10 years hands on experience in designing, integrating and testing spacecraft subsystems.
- Your practical experience should come from: avionics/electronics, control systems, communications systems, power systems, mechanical systems, thermal analysis, or integration and testing of spacecraft systems
- Experience as the technical lead designing, developing, building, and testing small satellites (nano/micro satellites) and in rapid work environments.
- Experience with space payload design and integration
- Working knowledge of spacecraft operations and related ground systems
- Proficient using various analysis tools such as Solidworks, Altium, or MATLAB
- Programming proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g. MATLAB, Python, Julia, etc.)

You need to be authorised to live and work in the U.S. a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder')

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


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