Systems Engineer (691)

At SSC we enables our customers to make better use of space. Through the efforts of our nearly 600 employees around the world, we provide specialized competence in design, test, launch and operation of space and air systems. The Science Services Division develops rocket and balloon systems including experiment equipment for microgravity research. We also launch rockets and balloons from Esrange Space Center.

Are you looking for an extraordinary job where your efforts are of great importance? Are you looking for new challenges with opportunities for personal development? And of course, you find Space just as exciting as we do!



We can offer you an exciting job as Systems Engineer at Launch Team. You will have a wide range of tasks from both theoretical and practical preparations to execution of rocket and balloon campaigns. You will also work with planning, maintenance and development of systems and equipment required for our launches. In this role you will be trained to take responsibility for important operative systems for our rockets- and balloons campaigns.



To thrive in this role you are flexible, can easily change priorities and shift focus. You are solution-orientated, have both practical and theoretical abilities and like the variety and challenges this job offers.

You have a technical / mechanical background and are aware of risks and know how to run safe operations. You have good knowledge of both Swedish and English as we operate in a global environment with customers and employees from all over the world.

It is a merit if you have:

  • experience of explosives
  • experience of working practically with communication via copper line, fiber and at high-altitude
  • driving licenses such as C, CE and licenses for truck and/or skylift



We offer you a challenging and interesting position within a dynamic environment in a global company. A job that comprises a variety of tasks spanning from the planning to the execution of rocket and balloon related campaigns. This means that your job will have both a theoretical and practical character.

For the right person dedicated to learning new things there will be good opportunities for both personal and technical development. Your workplace Esrange is characterized by an open atmosphere with proud employees. Your employment begins with a customized introduction program where you will learn more about our business, services and your workplace. Welcome to SSC!



This is a permanent position with 40h/week located at Esrange Space Center outside of Kiruna. As part of our team you will take part in rocket and balloon campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. Work at different locations can also occur during campaigns. 



Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? We look forward to your application by latest 31 August.

For more information please contact: Kenth Kalla, Manager Safety & Launch Team, +46 (0)70 3952029



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 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.