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.
  • Seniority Level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Industry

    • Defense and Space Manufacturing
    • Space Research and Technology
  • Employment Type

    Full-time

  • Job Functions

    • Engineering
  • Skills

    • Systems Engineering
    • Atlassian 

Development Engineer – Electronics & Embedded Systems

Electronics Development Engineer
Dresden, Germany

At EVONA we are looking for a Development Engineer – Electronics & Embedded Systems to join our client revolutionizing the space industry by enabling dynamic satellite constellations for the first time using the fusion of advanced electric propulsion with artificial intelligence. Their technology helps prevent satellite collisions in space and reduce the ever-growing space debris. At their site in Dresden, Germany, their electric satellite propulsion systems are developed and produced for the global market.

The Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development of low- and high-voltage electronic circuits and assemblies for automotive applications
  • Develop circuit diagrams, circuit simulations and PCB layouts
  • Develop and carry out tests in the low and high voltage range
  • Take over the care, maintenance and documentation of applications and processes
  • Actively collaborate with and support internal technical teams on various projects

 
Job Requirements

  • Degree (diploma or master’s degree) in the field of electronics, electrical engineering or mechatronics
  • At least three years of experience in the design of analog circuits, preferably for high-voltage applications
  • Preferably experience in programming embedded systems
  • Experience with EDA systems, preferably Autodesk EAGLE
  • Have experience with SPICE-based simulations of analog circuits
  • A pronounced quality awareness is one of your strengths
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and German
  • You are a team player and can solve problems quickly and independently

Spacecraft Electronics Engineer

Spacecraft Electronics Engineer
Dresden, Germany

At EVONA we are looking for a Spacecraft Electronics Engineer to join our client revolutionizing the space industry by enabling dynamic satellite constellations for the first time using the fusion of advanced electric propulsion with artificial intelligence. Their technology helps prevent satellite collisions in space and reduce the ever-growing space debris. At their site in Dresden, Germany, their electric satellite propulsion systems are developed and produced for the global market.

The Autonomous Spaceflight team is realizing the first spacecraft autopilot (real-time on-board autonomous navigation and orbit control) which will offer a new standard for flight dynamics operations.

The Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, development and testing of the autopilot hardware in its entire life cycle from prototyping and design to manufacturing and testing
  • Responsible for the development of electronic circuits and assemblies for the autopilot space hardware
  • Develop circuit diagrams, circuit simulations and PCB layouts
  • Define and implement the electrical interfaces for a seamless integration into a spacecraft
  • Support the set up and execution of hardware-in-the-loop test campaigns in our guidance, navigation and control (GNC) Lab
  • Build test setups for breadboarding, prototyping or qualification test campaigns
  • Preparing specifications for the procurement of electrical equipment and EEE parts
  • Code and debug in embedded C/C++
  • Create relevant documentation when required

Job requirements

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, mechatronics or similar
  • 3+ years of experience with PCB development, design and testing and, MCU/MPU/SOC embedded system platform design and programming
  • Extensive experience in using EDA systems, preferably Autodesk EAGLE
  • Experience in CAN, SPI, I2C bus protocols
  • Knowledge of various embedded hardware and application systems
  • Experience with Linux systems
  • Team player
  • Passionate in solving new problems and developing new technology
  • Able to work with minimal guidance and instruction

A plus would be:

  • Have experience with GNSS hardware and software
  • Have thorough experience with C/C++ embedded software development and testing
  • Have knowledge of space projects
  • Have knowledge of ECSS standards

Flight Software Engineer

Flight Software Engineer
Dresden, Germany

At EVONA we are looking for a Flight Software Engineer to join our client revolutionizing the space industry by enabling dynamic satellite constellations for the first time using the fusion of advanced electric propulsion with artificial intelligence. Their technology helps prevent satellite collisions in space and reduce the ever-growing space debris. At their site in Dresden, Germany, their electric satellite propulsion systems are developed and produced for the global market.

The Autonomous Spaceflight team is realizing the first spacecraft autopilot (real-time on-board autonomous navigation and orbit control) which will offer a new standard for flight dynamics operations.

The functional flight software is in an advanced implementation and testing phase and needs now to be tailored and optimized for the deployment on the autopilot’s hardware.

The Role and Responsibilities

  • Provide experience for the design and implementation of embedded software systems according to spacecraft flight software standards
  • Write high quality structured bare metal software for space mission critical embedded applications
  • Implement interfaces, tasks and threads which allow a seamless integration of the autopilot process into the spacecraft flight software tasks
  • Support and improve existing software and build/deploy/upgrade processes for different embedded targets and RTOSs
  • Performing software verification, validation and testing and create tools required by validation activities
  • Support the set up and execution of software- and hardware-in-the-loop test campaigns in our guidance, navigation and control (GNC Lab)
  • Create relevant documentation when required

Job requirements

  • Master’s degree in electrical, aerospace or software engineering or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with embedded software development using C/C++ and communications protocols
  • Experience working with microcontrollers, real-time operating systems and sockets
  • Working knowledge of software development methodologies and embedded software engineering
  • Experience with Linux systems
  • Team player
  • Passionate in solving new problems and developing new technology
  • Able to work with minimal guidance and instruction

A plus would be:

  • Experience with GNSS hardware and software
  • Thorough experience with C/C++ embedded software development and testing
  • Knowledge of space projects
  • Knowledge of ECSS standards