Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer – Oxford – £65,000

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Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer – Oxford – £65,000

Permanent

Opportunity for a Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer to join an expanding Space company in Oxfordshire, this is a challenging role working with a rapidly growing start up who are doing ground breaking work with a highly skilled team of engineers.

Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a technical lead for the Operations team, overseeing and carrying out routine and critical real-time operations;
  • Leading operations planning and scheduling processes;
  • Develop, validate and maintain nominal and contingency mission operations procedures (automated & manual);
  • Develop, validate and maintain operations tools and scripts as required;
  • Prepare spacecraft user manuals and other operations documentation as required;
  • Contribute to the development of mission operations concepts;
  • Provide operations expertise at system, subsystem and instrument level; supporting design reviews, bid proposals and other activities as required;

Skills and Requirements:

  • Several years of demonstrable satellite industry experience, preferably real-time operations as part of a flight control team operating a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) mission through the complete life cycle.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of satellite subsystems, in particular AOCS/GNC or OBDH;
  • Can operate in a calm, orderly and disciplined manner during high stress situations.
  • Familiarity with mission control systems, preferably SCOS-2000 based;

To be part of our clients unique and exciting journey into space, please apply today!

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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