Flight Dynamics Engineer

City

Basingstoke (United Kingdom)

Position

Software Engineering

A totally new role is launched! We are looking for a Flight Dynamics Engineer who will be the first person in a team working in this position. We are excited to welcome a colleague who is eager to start from scratch and take the lead in one’s hands. You will collaborate with internal teams and contribute to various processes of on-orbit service missions. 

As Flight Dynamics Engineer, you will:

  • Support Operations team in routine and special operations including LEOP, potential collision avoidance maneuvers and de-orbiting. 
  • Support System Engineering team by conducting orbit maneuver calculations and simulations for satellite mission design, analysis and support the team by using orbital dynamics tools such as STK.  
  • Be responsible for Flight Dynamics software exploitation, operation and maintenance, including development of tools (e.g. scripts) to operate satellite systems and support integration into Mission Control Software. 
  • Conduct flight dynamics analysis using tools such as MATLAB. 
  • Work directly with multiple stakeholders to develop mission software requirements and provide expertise for any flight dynamics related activity 
  • Execute flight data analysis, develop documentation of all facets of work performed, develop flight test plans, and provide flight test support. 
  • Contribute to analyses and training activities that inform ground system development and mission operations activities. 
  • Continually research the latest progress in flight dynamics analysis, software, and operations to grow our capability, service offering and value to the customer. 

 

We expect you to:

  • Previous and proven experience in the same role (at least 2 years)
  • Have a deep knowledge of working with STK, Matlab and Simulink
  • Have a degree in aerospace engineering, physics or any related technical discipline
  • Be fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Have strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of one or more engineering programming languages such as MATLAB, Simulink, Python, C, or C++.
Perks
  • Flexible work hours and possibility to work remotely
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • 33 days of holiday (including UK Bank Holidays)
  • Competitive salary
  • Workshops, global conferences, industry’s meetups and trainings of your choice (doesn’t matter if you want to be like Han Solo or Luke Skywalker, just tell us which skills you wish to boost)
  • Valuable experience in a dynamic environment
  • Interesting professional challenges and opportunities for improvement
  • Collaborative, engaged, smart and supportive colleagues
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