Mission Analysis Engineer

AAC Clyde Space

Direct Entry Job Permanent Glasgow, UK

Uploaded 22 Sep 2019

Job Description


The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact. 

The company is looking to expand its engineering team to meet rapidly growing customer demand for our products as this exciting market expands.  We are looking to recruit a Mission Analysis Engineer who can work within our Missions Group to deliver our next range of nanosatellite projects. 


  • Develop mission analysis capability utilising and developing new simulation and analysis tools.
  • Performing preliminary design studies and analysis of complex nanosatellite products.
  • Design and analysis of new Attitude Determination and Control System features and capabilities.
  • Supporting business winning activities and proposals with system level analysis.
  • Supporting progress reviews and gates towards completion of projects
  • On orbit data analysis and debug support.
  • Perform power, link, data and pointing budgets whilst improving on existing toolsets.

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Person Specification

Skills required:

  • Minimum BEng or BSc Engineering subject (Electronic, Mechanical, Systems etc)
  • Experience/interest in the following areas:
  • Constellation design and deployment
  • Attitude control systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the drive to complete.
  • Strong MATLAB/Simulink user or similar programming languages with an aptitude to learn.
  • Able to commit to the plan and deliver the expected results on time, or to report proactively if any deviations are foreseen.
  • Ability to write technical documentation to a high standard.

Skills Desirable:

  • Previous experience in real time control systems and analysis of real time systems.
  • Experience in control systems engineering.