Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2024, 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 launcher site and the new rocket motor test capabilities currently under construction. 



As a Ground Safety Engineer, you will be part of our safety team. Your focus is ground safety in all aspects, spanning from rocket engine tests in our test stands to orbital launches from our new Launch Site. You will be involved in test and launch activities and will develop deep knowledge of rocket engine technology and different test and launch procedures. Together with our flight safety engineers, you will establish and maintain routines for all hazardous activities within the department. 



To enjoy the role as Ground Safety Engineer, we believe you have a master’s degree in a technical field or equivalent. You are an experienced engineer, extra merit with experience from similar roles. You will deal with pressurized systems, chemical systems, cryogenic systems and explosive systems. You have good knowledge in English and are relation oriented. 



  • 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 our team you will take part in launching and test campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. The position is stationed at our Esrange/Kiruna office. 



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. 

Hiring manager: Simon Westerlund, Manager Safety & Operations, Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department 



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.