System Engineer

We are working with a rapidly growing company at the forefront of satellite technology, serving various sectors including commercial, governmental, and scientific missions. Our mission is to democratize access to space.

 

We’re seeking a systems engineer to contribute to the design and development of our latest generation of satellites. In this role, you will coordinate the efforts of software and hardware engineers, defining and refining requirements, communicating with end users, and ensuring project alignment throughout its lifecycle.

 

About the Role:

 

As a member of the Systems Engineering team, you'll play a key role in designing and implementing various smallsats and their subsystems. The position requires clear and efficient communication of technical requirements, starting from high-level customer vision and refining them into testable features.

 

The systems engineer will also engage in customer communications, evaluating and negotiating technical proposals and solutions.

 

Essential Requirements:

 

– Bachelor's or Master's degree in aerospace engineering, electronics, computer science, or similar field

– Experience in nanosat and/or smallsat design and development

– Knowledge of satellite systems, including communication, power, and propulsion subsystems

– Experience in setting requirements between different expertise groups

– Experience in high-level requirements decomposition into well-defined system and subsystem requirements

– Ability to understand and communicate through graphical representations (schematics, sequences, state diagrams)

– Professional requirements writing experience

 

Requirements Considered an Advantage:

 

– Proficiency in engineering software and tools for satellite design and analysis (e.g., SolidWorks)

– Experience analyzing mission budgets (power, link, delta-V)

– Familiarity with orbit simulation tools (e.g., STK, GMAT)

– Experience with DFMEA

– Basic working knowledge of programming languages (C/C++ or Python)

– Knowledge of UML/SysML

– Project and Risk management skills

– Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira/Confluence)

 

Why Us?

 

– Fast-paced and delivery-focused culture

– Tough engineering challenges & hard-core R&D

– Constant learning and progression

– Chance to join our space educational program

 

We encourage candidates who are passionate about space technology and eager to contribute to our mission to apply.

Chief Engineer

Position: Chief Engineer – Rocket Design and Development

Location: Paris – Hybrid 2 or 3 days on site

Overview:
We are seeking an exceptional Chief Engineer with a proven track record in end-to-end rocket design and development, spanning various rocket types including jets, missiles, and hypersonic technologies. The ideal candidate will possess not only technical expertise but also exceptional leadership skills to manage cross-functional engineering teams and inspire excellence in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

Your Mission:
As Chief Engineer, your primary mission is to advance the initial prototype design to full-scale development, testing, and successful launch within a two-year timeframe. Our goal is to create a platform capable of accommodating multiple payloads for low earth orbit, with a target of up to 50 launches annually.

Reporting directly to the C-suite, you will lead a team of 6 managers covering Propulsion, Fluids, Operations, Mission Analysis, Structural/Mechanical, Test, and Systems. Under your direct reports, a broader engineering team of around 90 individuals will execute the vision you set forth.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead the strategic direction and execution of new prototype rockets, overseeing design, build, operation, and roadmap.
Provide oversight across the full lifecycle design and development, ensuring alignment with overarching company goals.
Collaborate closely with the cross-functional teams to optimize the rocket’s functionality and performance.
Manage budgets, create roadmaps, and oversee operational aspects of the project.

What you will bring:

End-to-end rocket design and development.
Leading and inspiring cross-functional engineering teams.
Innovative, forward-thinking mindset with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Background in system engineering, electrical/software systems, and fluid mechanics.
Familiarity with the assembly and operation of rockets across multiple domains.
Strong capabilities in directing various elements toward successful rocket launches.

Join us on this ground-breaking journey, shaping the future of space exploration. If you possess the skills, drive, and vision to revolutionize rocket development, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our pioneering team.

Contact Chris – C.farish@evona.com