Spacecraft Engineer – Optical Systems (Space Industry)

OHB Czechspace focuses on the development, design, verification, procurement, system engineering, assembly integration and testing and related product assurance tasks of space-craft and launcher structures.

Job description:

  • Developing requirements and conduct requirement validation of optical payloads based on analysis and testing

  • Provide optical engineering expertise to support manufacturing tasks and issues

  • Working across multiple engineering disciplines

  • Development and design of satellite systems and subsystems

  • Support with the proposal’s preparation and evaluation

  • Participation in technical reviews with our international partners such as the European Space Agency

  • Active participation in the procurement, assembly, and test processes

  • Build effective relationships across organizations, disciplines (electrical, mechanical, thermal, software) and with customers

  • Presentation of work results internally and to the customer

  • Actively participate in the expansion of the company's know-how (knowledge sharing, mentoring, training)

We require:

  • Master’s Degree in aerospace, mechanical, optical engineering or comparable education

  • Ideally 3-5 years of experience in aerospace, electronics, or similar business

  • Experience in system engineering and payload systems design (optical design / system engineering knowledge is a plus)

  • Considerable communication skills, high degree of flexibility and resilience

  • Willingness to learn and take over additional responsibility and to execute trainings

  • Entrepreneurial way of thinking with focus on quality and cost awareness

  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a must, German is a plus

  • Strong team spirit

We offer:

  • An opportunity to shape the future of space technology

  • Inspiring and friendly work environment

  • Flexible working hours, partial home-office possibility

  • Trainings and language courses, team and company events

  • Meal vouchers, Benefit-plus Card, contribution to a Multisport Card

  • Complimentary working benefits (fruits, coffee and tea)

  • 25 days of vacation

  • 2 sick days

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