Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer

Category: Engineering Type: Permanent Added: 17 Jan 2023 Location: United Kingdom
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Do you have spacecraft operations engineering experience, and are you seeking a new job in the UK? If so, we'd love to hear from you! Nebula Space is looking for a skilled and committed Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer to join our client's welcoming and talented team. This full-time spacecraft operations engineering role offers a favourable salary and many excellent benefits.

As an attentive and experienced Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer, you will support the ongoing operations of the company's technology demonstration mission, contribute to mission control software tool development and take an active role in all phases of development of their future missions.

In your first few weeks in this Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer role, you can expect to:

  • Act as an operations technical lead for missions and projects
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to less experienced team members via collaborative involvement in ongoing projects and missions
  • Perform routine and critical real-time spacecraft operations
  • Identify, define and potentially develop operational tools to support fleet management and efficient operations
  • Develop and participate in operations support functions such as planning and scheduling processes, on-call rota, coordination with spacecraft engineering, etc.

To apply for this spacecraft operations engineering job, you will need a university degree in a relevant engineering discipline and 5+ years of demonstrable satellite industry experience, preferably real-time operations as part of a flight control team operating a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) mission through the complete life cycle. You will also require the following:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of satellite subsystems, in particular AOCS/GNC or OBDH
  • Familiarity with the operation of mission control systems
  • Experience in satellite performance monitoring and reporting
  • Ability to operate without error in a calm, orderly and disciplined manner during high-stress situations
  • Familiarity with mission control systems, preferably SCOS-2000-based (desirable)

For full details and to apply for this full-time Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer job in the UK, please get in touch with Nebula Space today. We look forward to hearing 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!