AIT (Assembly, Integration & Test) Engineer

Open Cosmos

Direct Entry Job Permanent Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, UK

Uploaded 15 Jun 2022

Job Description

Building and testing our satellites is at the heart of an AIT Engineers job - awesome right?! You’ll also integrate them into the launcher ready for the journey ahead!

None of this happens without plenty of preparation so you will be planning and executing AIT campaigns from first engineering models until launch. 

Our satellites need to be able to survive in space with minimal input from the ground so functional and environmental testing are key to success!

You will also support aspects relating to quality and stock management, keeping clear and appropriate documentation. Throughout all stages you are engaging with colleagues from R&D and project management departments.

Person Specification

  • You’ll need to be an all-rounder, with hands on skills in mechanical and electrical assembly, as well as operating linux systems 
  • You’ll have strong knowledge of satellite systems and and common AIT processes
  • You’ll know the practical implications of working in a clean room and lab environment
  • You’ll be pro-active and curious in your approach to work, always looking for more effective ways of doing things