AOCS Engineer

US
Permanent

Our client is hiring for an AOCS Engineer to design and test the systems for a new constellation of small sats for LEO. This is the opportunity to join a small growing team of experts and have an influenential role in the design and building of their spacecraft. We’re looking for experienced candidates comfortable working across electronics, hardware and software. 

Responsibilities

  • Design, test and validation of AOCS systems in the context of spacecraft / mission projects.
  • Derivation of AOCS requirements from top-level requirements.
  • Propose technical solutions that satisfy the requirements taking into account overall spacecraft system considerations, drivers and constraints.
  • Support development of 6 DOF simulation 
  • Work on the design, implementation and validation of the AOCS strategies and algorithms with different teams and partners.
  • Work on the design, procurement, manufacturing and test of AOCS hardware and software.
  • Support the orbital operations team with your expertise.
  • Support other teams in assessment sales, customer support or any other business areas that require technical support as needed.
  • Input to the company technical roadmap.

Profile

  • MSc or PhD; university degree in related disciplines (e.g. aerospace, control engineering…)
  • Proven industrial experience in AOCS product engineering – IMUs, magnetometers, star trackers, reaction wheels and magnetorquers
  • Experience in supporting orbital operations team for AOCS commissioning and nominal operations support
  • Experience in development and verification of AOCS algorithms in MATLAB or similar, including hardware in the loop verification
  • Experience in software implementation of AOCS algorithms, C or similar
  • Drive to learn and coach others
  • Self-driven attitude with problem-solving mentality

 

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Job Overview
Location : US
Type : Permanent
Category : Space