Mission System Engineer

Category: Mission and Systems (Satellite) Type: Permanent Added: 1st December 2022 Location: United Kingdom
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Do you have systems engineering experience, and are you seeking a new job in the UK? If so, we want to hear from you! Nebula Space is looking for a committed and talented Mission Systems Engineer to join our client's welcoming and vibrant team. This full-time mission systems role comes with an attractive salary and excellent company benefits.

As a Mission Systems Engineer, you will be essential in guiding other technical disciplines to bring together quality and pragmatic solutions for innovative projects, whilst working in a great team environment.

In this Mission Systems Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Work as part of a team to perform mission and system design for missions ranging from LEO to GEO and beyond
  • Conduct system-level design of space and ground segments, including requirements analysis, sensitivity analysis, mission analysis and design trade-offs
  • Prepare presentation materials and reports to a high standard for all project phases
  • Conduct customer-facing meetings and presentations at all project stages
  • Work with the sales and engineering teams in support of bid/tender activities to generate technical solutions for a variety of customers

To apply for this systems engineering role, you will need experience as a technical lead on a space mission project and expertise in designing space missions starting from end-user requirements, ideally cradle to grave. You will also require experience designing and analysing space and ground segments to the sub-system level and should be a proven and experienced spacecraft Systems Engineer. Additional requirements include:

  • A degree or equivalent in engineering, physics or maths
  • Familiarity with downstream spacecraft level testing and system experience of commissioning (ideal)
  • Good knowledge of orbit analysis, constellation configurations, RF link analysis, system budgets, operations, ground segment, space environment and satellite mechanical and electrical architectures
  • Understanding a wide range of satellite applications such as Earth observation, communications, science, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge of STK and Matlab or equivalent analysis tool
To learn more and apply for this inclusive and collaborative full-time Mission Systems Engineer job in the United Kingdom, please get in touch with Nebula Space today. We'd love to hear from you!

Nebula Space is a specialist recruitment consultancy working in the world's most innovative, fast-moving and exciting sector. We are space industry experts bringing together top global space talent with some of the world's most prestigious companies. Offering contractor and permanent positions, we're meticulous about finding the right fit for every candidate and role. No matter where you live in the world, if you've got the skills, we've got the contacts to help you achieve the job of your dreams. The space industry is growing – now is the time to become a part of it!