Space Systems Engineer

Full Time
Job Sector:
Security / Defence
South Wales
Salary description:
£40000 - £60000/ annum
Start Date:
Job Ref:

Space Systems Engineer - Permanent - Flintshire, Gloucestershire, Essex, London, Manchester - £ - £ per annum

Space Systems Engineer - About the role

Our clients are looking for an experienced Space Systems Engineer to join our Space Missions Systems Team in order to work on future space mission bids.
You will be involved in the development of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems through the full system development lifecycle.
You will be developing solutions using the latest technologies.
You will be part of an energetic and growing team, working alongside world class partner organizations.Space Systems Engineer Responsibilities :

Act as the Space Systems Engineer
Support the C&I Space Missions Systems System Design Authority (SDA)
Define the technical architecture of hardware/software solutions under development in collaboration with the Systems Engineering Lead and other SMEs to help validated high level solution designs that can be de-composed into component deliverable services
Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and operations of Satellite Communications (SATCOM) and Small Satellite systems and act as a SME in consultation with the wider Raytheon
Translating user and business requirements into hardware and software technical specifications
Defining requirement compliance and acceptance criteria prior to system and component sign off
Maintaining requirements traceability
Systems level detailed design
Researching and resolving system design issues
Provide interpretation of requirements and design into the component design and implementation
Conduct Trade Studies between different system/component solution options
Validating design documentation from partner teams;Essential Skills / Experience for Space Systems Engineer:

Experience as a Space Systems Engineer in similar programmes such as satellite ground stations, Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), remote sensing systems or military satellite communications (MilSatCom) systems, covering the Full Engineering Life Cycle from requirements decomposition to acceptance and customer sign off
Experience of Space Systems Engineering processes and standards including, but not limited to, Satellite Ground Station (SGS) Systems and Operations
Experience of the development and evaluation of various delivery options of SGS technical architectures
Demonstrable experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) architecture/engineering (e.g. MODAF, TOGAF)
Ability to take responsibility for technical aspects of a project, and work closely with project management to deliver to time, quality and cost.Desirable Skills / Experience:

Past knowledge of SKYNET MilSatCom Ground systems and operations
Understanding of definition and implementation of system performance metrics
Information Security Engineering and associated UK government standards, for example JSP440
Knowledge of JSP 604 or equivalent related or applicable to end-to-end system and service design including a SATCOM elementQualifications for Space Systems Engineer:

BSc in an Engineering discipline, Systems Engineering/Software or equivalentOngoing development, with formal and on-the-job training, alongside the following benefits:

25 days holiday + statutory holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme
Life Assurance
Flexible Benefits; such as buy/sell holiday, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Gymflex and more
Enhanced sick pay schemeRECOMMEND A FRIEND: If you have professional friends/colleagues who would be interested in one of our roles and our excellent levels of service too, we'd like to recognise your recommendations with a 'thank you' of our own. For every colleague you refer who then starts a role through Datasource either Contract or Permanent, we will send you £250 of Love to Shop Gift Vouchers!

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC Cleared or willing to undergo. If you do not hold an active SC Cleared or willing to undergo please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

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