ArQit is building the world’s first global quantum key distribution network – delivering quantum safe cryptographic services from a constellation of low earth orbiting small satellites from 2022. We have built an experienced management team of communications, satellite and security professionals, and are working with a broad variety of industrial partners to build and launch our system.
ArQit is seeking a systems engineer to support the design, development, integration and test of our innovative system. This will be an exciting role supporting our senior engineers to deliver a genuinely cutting-edge system compromised of satellites, mission management software and optical ground receivers supplied by a skilled team of industrial partners.
- Support senior engineers in establishing system technical baselines and executing design, development and validation activities
- Build and maintain requirements databases, system architecture models and compliance matrices
- Develop and maintain in house mission simulation models
- Perform technology trade-offs and technical analyses
- Supporting technical activities across a multi-company and multi-country industrial consortium
- Supporting proposal generation for future activities
Location: London, UK (European travel is required, Part-time home working possible)
How to Apply: Email CV to [email protected]
Salary: TBD dependent on skills and experience, including share options.
- Educated to degree level in Physics, Engineering or a Technical Discipline (minimum 2:1)
- Hands on experience in systems engineering or modelling
- Desire to work on new technologies and concepts for space
- Strong communication, organisational and time management skills
- Desire to work autonomously within a small dynamic team
- Able to work in UK immediately and able to obtain UK security clearance
- 2-3 years applied experience with Systems Engineering processes and methodologies
- Experience with satellite systems, optical communications, quantum technologies and/or quantum cryptography
- Familiarity with Requirements Management Tools e.g. DOORS, JAMA
- Familiarity with Modelling Tools e.g. MatLab, Python, System Toolkit
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