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GNC & Flight Dynamics Engineer


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Description: 

Tasks:

  • Design, implement and validate various on-ground and/or on-board orbit and attitude GNC algorithms for individual spacecraft but also for constellations and formations.
  • Participate in the design, development, and verification of GNC flight software prototypes.
  • Perform analyses and support trade-off studies in the GNC domain.
  • Produce all the necessary associated design and test documentation.
  • Review and evaluate GNC analyses, studies and designs performed by third parties.
  • Develop and tests scripts used during mission operations.
  • Support mission simulations in performing GNC analysis tasks expected during operations.
  • Plan and provide GNC operational support required during flight.
  • Support business development activities in the GNC domain.
Ideal Candidate: 

Essential requirements:
The successful candidate will have:

  • A university Master degree in aerospace or control engineering, mathematics or equivalent.
  • A sound knowledge of celestial mechanics and spacecraft orbit and attitude dynamic.
  • A sound knowledge of spacecraft orbit and attitude GNC theory.
  • Fluency in English.
  • We are looking for a motivated and proactive team player, able to work autonomously showing initiative and self-management skills when performing under time pressure.

Desirable Skills:
The following skills would be an advantage:

  • Demonstrated relevant experience in designing and/or analysing spacecraft GNC subsystems, algorithms and flight Software.
  • Proficiency with computational analysis software (e.g. Matlab, Simulink, etc.).
  • Experience with software development using C/C++ or other object-oriented languages.

Other Information

  • Start date will be as soon as possible.
  • The candidate must have a valid German work and residence permit or be an EU Citizen.
  • The candidate shall be eligible to obtain a personal security clearance.
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