Electrical Propulsion Engineer

  • Job Location: England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 05/08/2022

Your tasks:

•Propulsion subsystem and propulsion equipment activities (EP and/or CP) during Phase A/B/C/D/E for recurring satellite product line application programmes or developments.
•Be the primary technical point of contact responsible and lead for the propulsion subsystem, in both MAIT and Architecture, including procured propulsion equipment’s on a project, interfacing with the, customer technical teams, PMO, AIT team, procurement and other subsystem experts, (such as Mech/Thermal, AOCS)
•Interpret mission/customer specific and generic system level requirements and establishing the baseline technical requirements document (TRD) for the propulsion subsystem
•Provide technical support to system level propulsion trade-offs for optimization of the satellite and mission design.
•Support the preparation of subsystem design justification documentation for major design reviews throughout the project life cycle
•Present subsystem design justification in major design reviews throughout the project life cycle in cooperation with the Program Management Office and other subsystems
•Review and consolidate the technical documentation for the system through the different project life cycle milestones & reviews (EQSR, PDR, CDR, MRR, TRR, QR, etc)
•Establishing integration and test plans and requirements for the subsystem Development and improvement of new analysis tools in specialised fluidic software (e.g. EcosimPro), and also in Excel, MATLAB, and Python.


•Degree level qualification in a discipline associated with Space Engineering (such as engineering) or related subjects (such as physics).
•Desirable: Direct experience in space engineering and the industry, in particular with propulsion.
•Desirable: Experience in the design and development of chemical propulsion thrusters (Mono or bipropellant) and experience working at a system / subsystem level OR experienced in the design and development of Electric propulsion thrusters (Gridded Ion Engines (GIE) or Hall Effect Thrusters (HAT)) and experience working at a system/ subsystem level

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


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