Thermal Engineer

OHB Czechspace focuses on the development, design, verification, procurement, system engineering, assembly integration and testing and related product assurance tasks of spacecraft and launcher structures for governmental space agencies as well as for other space industry players.

Job description:

  • Design and analysis of thermal control systems for space missions
  • Conceptual design of thermal control systems for space missions including:
    • Definition of thermal control concepts and hardware requirements
    • Checking of feasibility, critical aspects and design margins
    • Maintenance of thermal control system budgets
  • Analysis of the Thermal Control System including:
    • Establishing and maintenance of thermal models (GMM and TMM)
    • Definition of critical mission environments
    • Conduction of thermal analyses
    • Definition and conduction of trade studies to support thermal design decisions
    • Definition and derivation of thermal environments for subsystems
    • Definition and modelling of thermal test environments
    • Thermal Test predictions and post-processing, Thermal Model correlations
  • Thermal technical reporting, Generation of input for technical specifications
  • Presentation of the TCS design and analysis results in internal and external meetings
  • Definition of thermal H/W components and coordination of thermal H/W suppliers
  • Participation on thermal test campaigns

We require:

  • Master’s Degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical eng. or comparable qualification
  • Ideally 3-5 years of experience in aerospace business
  • Working knowledge of the main European thermal analysis tools (ESATAN-TMS)
  • Several years of experience of thermal design and analysis in aerospace industry
  • Thermal H/W knowledge
  • 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:

  • 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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