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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Other Science and Tech
  • Languages
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    • Province
    • Date Posted
      April 20,2021
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    Space System Engineer

    We lead missions to outer planets, observe the Earth from space, bring technology to Mars, integrate aerospace technology into people's daily lives... We dreamed about touching the stars, and we did it! If you don't know us yet, we are an engineering and technological innovation company working on several areas, including the space sector, where we lead projects in flight segment activities, satellite navigation, ground segment, data processing or space robotics among many others.

    You will be develop system engineering support to the Hera mission unit with specific focus on the payload elements to be

    developed under ESA responsibility. In addition, coordination with payload activities under industry responsibility is required in order to ensure overall interface compatibility and maintain the project implementation schedule.
    More specifically, duties cover the following tasks:
    • day to day coordination with industry, project team and operations team regarding definition of all instruments' interfaces;
    • supporting the project team as focal point in all aspects related to instruments (interfaces, development and verification, planning, operability);
    • day to day technical follow up with industry and international partners of the instruments models and related software developments;
    • managing the applicable requirements for the instruments;
    • supporting the Hera lead system engineer for the technical follow-up of the prime contractor in the development and verification of the platform interfaces with the instruments;
    • oversight of the definition and implementation of the payload interfaces simulator by the prime contractor; preparing and supporting payload verification activities, test setups, test execution (participation in the planning, TRRs, PTRs, NRBs, DRBs);
    • supporting operations preparation, definition of nominal and contingency instrument operation procedures that will be further integrated in the spacecraft operations procedures;
    • documentation review (test requirements, test plan and test report);
    • reviewing validation activity setups, with emphasis on infrared imaging detectors and the associated control electronics;
    • reviewing commissioning of the validation activity setup;
    • overseeing tests using the validation activity setup;
    • reviewing test data analysis and reporting to the relevant team;
    • support the Hera investigation team and close proximity operations working group in all aspects related to payload operations


    If you want this position to be yours, we would like you to have the following knowledge/experience:

    • Extensive experience in space systems engineering with focus on payloads development including AIV/AIT.
    • Experience in management of industrial activities including reviews.
    • Knowledge of deep-space missions, knowledge of asteroid missions is considered a bonus.
    • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team.
    • Be skilled at fostering cooperative and effective interaction with ESA
    • stakeholders, scientific institutions and industry.
    • Have the capability to work independently.
    • Be system and results oriented.
    • Have excellent communication skills.


    • Join our GMV team and culture by entering into technological and innovative projects within multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
    • Professional career development and training plan. You will be able to acquire or perfect knowledge in the technologies we use as well as in skills. We also offer a language learning program.
    • Join our team activities, events and sports competitions. In addition, we offer Gympass to keep you active.
    • No dress code! Be comfortable at work
    • Are you coming from another country? We offer you a relocation package.
    • We promote equal opportunities in recruitment and we are a company committed to inclusion and diversity.


    If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Miguel Muro Fariñas, in charge of this vacancy.

    Miguel Muro Fariñas

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