Senior System Engineer Earth Observation (m/f/d)

Bremen, Germany/Remote
Added: April 20, 2024

For permanent employment the Predevelopment, Space System Studies & Proposals department at OHB System AG in Bremen is looking for a

Senior System Engineer Earth Observation (m/f/d)

In the Predevelopment Directorate we are working on mission and system designs for complete space missions and payloads or instruments for Earth observation, science, space transportation, exploration and robotics.

Your Tasks

  • Lead of the elaboration of technical proposals (ESA, EC, DLR, commercial customers etc.) for Earth Observation space systems
  • Analysis of customer, mission and system requirements (specifications, Statement of work etc.), including execution of a functional analysis, definition of a requirements tree and identification of proposed adaptations
  • Execution of trade-offs, analysis and definition of mission and system architecture
  • Contribution to the definition and design of space systems including mission and system design of the entire space system, subsystems and their specifications
  • Lead and technical co-ordination of special departments and single subcontractors

Your Qualifications

  • Completed studies (Diploma or Master) in aerospace engineering or equivalent qualification
  • Several years of professional experience in satellite engineering projects, preferably in Phase 0 to B1
  • Strong competencies in space mission design, satellite systems engineering and spacecraft subsystem design
  • Profound knowledge of mission analysis
  • Understanding of Earth Observation remote sensing principles (optical and microwave) would be an asset
  • Good conceptual and analytical skills
  • Experience with applicable standards (ECSS) is desirable
  • Ability to devise creative solutions and think out-of-the-box
  • High level of flexibility, willingness to work in international teams and ability to keep tight schedules
  • High motivation, pro-active working approach and strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent communication, presentation and documentation skills
  • Fluency in both spoken and written (business) English

Our Benefits

  • Work Life Balance (flexible working hours, flexiwork etc.)
  • Mobile working
  • Onboarding (structured on-boarding process, buddy program etc.)
  • Development (trainings, professional development etc.)
  • Space projects
  • Additional benefits (retirement benefits etc.)
  • Catering (high standard company restaurant, generous meals subsidy etc.)
  • Active health promotion
  • Family (paid child sickness days, kindergarten subsidy/ kindergarten places etc.)
  • Mobility (subsidized Deutschland ticket, job bicycle etc.)
  • Company parties & events (Christmas party, satellite launch events etc.)
  • Innovation (company suggestion system etc.)