Systems Engineer

Engineer in Aerospace Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, or similar
Lower Saxony, Germany

For our  Responsive Satellite Deployment in Lower Saxony, we are seeking an engineer in Aerospace Engineering, Space Systems Engineering, or similar (m/f/d).

What awaits you:
The need for space-based systems and their vulnerability necessitate the development of capabilities that enable the rapid deployment of satellites – within a few days. Responsive Space Capabilities describe, in a military context, the ability to equip small satellites (up to about 500 kg) with payloads quickly in response to military needs, place them in a low Earth orbit, and utilize them for operations to maintain internal and external security.

The incumbent will have the following core responsibilities:
Research in the field of space systems engineering (Space Systems Engineering);
Research tasks to establish the necessary technological foundation and conduct technology demonstrations in the context of Responsive Space;
Technical contribution to the creation of overall concepts and planning of space projects.

What we expect from you:
Completed scientific university studies (Master's/Diploma) in natural sciences or engineering (e.g., Aerospace Engineering/Space Systems Engineering/Space Systems Engineering) or other relevant fields of study for the position;
Experience in the engineering or operation of satellite systems with expertise and experience in one or more of the major spacecraft systems: thermal, structures, power, propulsion, flight dynamics, communication, onboard guidance and control, specialized payloads, and ground TT&C systems;
Experience in the development of system documentation, requirement definition, test plans and procedures, as well as operating procedures;
Strong analytical and organizational skills;
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrable oral and written expression skills as well as negotiation skills in German and English (at least Level C1);
Willingness to undertake regular business trips within Germany and abroad.

Our offer:
We stand for diversity, appreciation, and equality for all people. We promote independent work and the individual development of our employees in their personal and professional environments. Our numerous opportunities for further education and training are available to you.