Operations Coordinator

Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2023, we plan to launch satellites from Esrange outside Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to be part of the preparation and operation of the new satellite launch site and the new rocket engine test capabilities that just went operational.


As an Operations Coordinator you will work in close collaboration with our customers and coordinate activities for rocket engine tests, such as planning of hot-fire tests and other hazardous tests conducted at the vertical test stands. The planning includes coordination with other activities at Esrange Space Center and cooperation with the range safety team. You will be the customer point of contact, and in addition to above, also be responsible of providing add-on services, create reports and basis for invoicing in scope of the customer contracts. You will work together with the SSC team and other Operations Coordinators.



To enjoy the role as Operations Coordinator, you are a team player with good organizational skills and a genuine interest for space activities. You have good knowledge in English and appreciate taking an active role in the team. We believe you have a master’s or bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience. Any managerial experience is seen as a benefit.



  • A unique opportunity to be part of the establishment of Sweden’s first orbital launch service
  • An exciting position in a market space with continuous change and big challenges
  • A workplace characterized by an open atmosphere and proud employees all over the world
  • Opportunity for personal development
  • An organized introduction program where you will learn more about our services, customers and SSC
  • We are professionals in space; come and join us on our exciting journey into the future!



We offer a permanent position after 6-months trial period. Daytime 40h/week. As part of Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department you will take part in launch and test campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. The position is stationed at our Esrange/Kiruna. We require that you are an EU citizen and have a Swedish work permit.



Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Please apply using your CV and personal letter by clicking the apply button below. We evaluate all applications continuously.

For more information about this position, please contact:
Simon Westerlund Manager Safety & Operations, Orbital Launch & Rocket Test
Phone: +46 70 838 21 36, Email: simon.westerlund@sscspace.com



SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in the northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.