Lead Systems Engineer
Want to invent the future of the Space Industry? You have come to the right place. We fundamentally believe that our PocketQubes can radically transform the ability for small groups to design, build and launch their own spacecraft. We need super ambitious, driven and bright minds to make this a reality.
Alba Orbital is the world leader in PocketQube satellites and is one of the UK’s most innovative companies. We are looking to add a Lead Systems Engineer, with emphasis on Systems Design, to our small, highly driven team. You will be tasked with satellite integration and the overall management and delivery of a major project developing the next generation PocketQube platform. This position would best suit an experienced engineer with a keen interest in NewSpace startups and agile aerospace.
Overall project design and delivery, ensuring adherence to the overall project timeline and internal deadlines
Satellite integration and cross-checking the compatibility of the designs of the various components
Operations and team management, setting and monitoring tasks and providing ongoing technical advisory to engineering team
Ensuring consumer feedback is integrated within the development at all stages
Continuously ensuring all designs and hardware being built satisfy space conditions
Main responsible for the finalisation, submission, flow and legibility of technical documentation
Implement an agile approach to development that does not affect the overall quality of the project
The candidate must demonstrate
System management experience
Impeccable skills in time management and operational efficiency
Excellent leadership and teamworking skills - an ability to motivate and inspire
Good understanding of the regulations, processes and requirements of the satellite industry
Technical report writing to a high standard including interface documentation, manufacturing instructions, test reports and user manuals.
Willingness to continuously learn and overcome any obstacle put in their way
Innovation, Perseverance and a Genuine knowledge of and passion for Startups
EU or Schengen area Citizenship (we would be open to sponsoring suitable candidates)
Experience working on Space Agency projects (NASA, ESA, UKSA)
Budgeting and financial management expertise
Understanding of Design for Manufacturability (DFM) methodologies
Supply chain management experience
Risk analysis and crisis management expertise
£25k per annum, up to 12 Month contract based in Glasgow, position to fill ASAP.
Please email CV and Covering letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org