Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS) Engineer

Open Cosmos

Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell, UK

Uploaded 16 Oct 2020

Job Description

The successful candidate will be joining the Open Cosmos Tech team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). She/He will take responsibility for the AOCS subsystem of flight projects through all phases from early design till on-orbit operations.

Person Specification

Skills, attitude and experience  

  • MSc or PhD; university degree in related disciplines (e.g. aerospace, control engineering…)
  • Space systems engineer experience, with an emphasis on AOCS.
  • Experience in AOCS product engineering. 
  • Experience in supporting the AIT phase of satellite missions
  • Drive to learn and coach others
  • Self-driven attitude with problem-solving mentality

Nice to have  

  • Experience in supporting orbital operations for AOCS commissioning and nominal operations
  • Experience in development and verification of AOCS algorithms in MATLAB or similar, including hardware in the loop verification
  • Experience in software implementation of AOCS algorithms in C or similar
  • Supply chain network