Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 02/01/2019
Reference: 896508_1576079622
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Our client based in the Oxford area is looking for a Systems Engineer to join their team on a contract basis.
They provide simple and affordable space missions, using nanosatellite technology, providing end to end space missions for customers around the world (private and institutional).

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a young and ambitious team with the drive to define a greater future for this planet and the people living on it;

The successful candidate will be responsible to lead and manage the analysis and engineering aspects of their space missions. The candidate is expected to be involved in the whole cycle of a mission from concept, to tests, V&V, to orbital operations support and telemetry analysis.

Tasks and responsibilities
*Coordinate different technical teams to deliver a consistent technical solution.
*Have input into requirements and verification plans.
*Perform analysis and required tests at system and subsystem level.
*Support bid work, sales team, mission and operations teams, customer support or any other teams within the company with technical information and documentation related to engineering.
*Maintain systems level documentation.
*Work independently and under pressure.
*Embrace challenge and work outside of the comfort zone
*Commit to fulfill customer requirements and expectations
*Take initiative and work in a self-driven manner.

Skills, attitude and experience
*Proven experience in satellite engineering. To have seen full cycle of a space mission, from conception to end of life
*Have experience with Maya, ESATAN or similar
*Have experience in leading and executing balance tests
*Have good knowledge of the subsystems involved in a satellite: power system, on board computer, AOCS, comms, propulsion, mechanical.
*Have good knowledge of AIT processes
*Attention to detail
*Honesty, openness and self-aware
*Quick to learn and coach others

*Experience in project management
*Experience in systems engineering
*Experience managing communication with suppliers
*Technical experience in specific subsystems
*Hands on experience on AIT
*Experience in QA/PA
*Systems experience in ESA missions

Additional Information
Location of work: Oxford
Contract role
Duration: 6 months

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a contract role.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.