Systems Engineer – Ground segment TT&C

Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2023, we plan to launch satellites from Esrange outside of Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to be part of the establishment and operation of the orbital launch capability. We also have two operational rocket motor test stands and more test capabilities is currently under construction.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Systems Engineer, you will be part of our team that designs, establishes and operates our new facilities for rocket motor tests and orbital launches. During establishment phase, you will be part of our Spaceport project team, working on a variety of work packages. Over time, more specialized engineering roles will be needed, such as vehicle- and payload integration engineers, propellant-, mechanical-, inflight systems- and communication engineers. In the operational phase, you will be part of the launch team and continue to develop all supporting systems needed for our services. You will work in close collaborations with our customers, with emphasis on understanding our customer’s needs. This role will aim toward a RF skillset as your main responsibility is overseeing items relating to Telemetry, Tracking and Command. The role has a certain level of flexibility depending on aptitude, interest and current need in the organisation.

 

WHO YOU ARE

You are a service minded person, thorough and work well with people. You can manage irregular hours, long shifts and travel to the test sites during campaigns.

We also believe you have:

  • a good proficiency in English
  • a university degree or corresponding experience in electronics or physics specializing in RF

 

We would consider it a bonus should you also have:

  • a good proficiency in Swedish
  • prior experience in the space sector towards launch services
  • prior experience in satellite management being part of Launch Early Orbit Phase
  • experience with Flight Terminations Systems

 

WE OFFER YOU

  • 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!

 

LOCATION

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 launching and test campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. The position is stationed at Esrange Space Center or at our Solna office. We require that you are an EU citizen and have a Swedish work permit.

 

NEXT STEP

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. Interviews and selection are held continuously.

For more information about this position, please contact:
Joakim Öman, Manager Engineering, Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department
Phone: +46 980 7 2126, +46 70 101 52 18, Email: joakim.oman@sscspace.com

 

WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE

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.