AOCS architect

  • Job Location: England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 05/01/2021

Key responsibilities:

• Architecture of the Attitude and Orbit Control System (AOCS)
• Lead and supervise performance analysis
• Lead deliverables preparation and internal reviews
• Participate to customer reviews and interface with counterparts technical experts
• Coordinate project team and mentor team members when relevant
• Specification of the subsystem and units for development phases
• Define test and verification plan
• Prepare Work Package Description, Schedule and Costing for development phases
• Consolidation of trade-off, design and performance budgets
• Creation of detailed dynamics models and design of GNC functions
• Review and approbation of the AOCS units and the AOCS GSEs specifications
• Detailed analysis of Orbit Control Operations
• Final tuning of AOCS control laws
• Sensitivity and Robustness simulations
• AOCS Software Specification
• Specify AIT requirements
• Contribution to Flight Operations Manual
• Contribution to Flight Procedures design
• Contribution to the spacecraft avionics functional validation
• Definition of the In-Orbit Commissioning Plan for AOCS
• Contribution to the spacecraft operations, including LEOP (Launch and Early Operations)

Required Qualification, Experience and Skills:

• Engineering degree compatible with the requirements of the position
• 5+ years of experience in AOCS Engineer on complex projects
• A demonstrable positive performance record
• Good knowledge of AOCS units/equipment
• Experience with spacecraft avionics development and validation
• Experience contributing to customer reviews
• Experience managing external partners and suppliers

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


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