Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2024, we plan to enable launch of satellites from Esrange outside of Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to join the establishment and operation of the orbital launch capability as well as partake in our testbed activities.



As a Launch Engineer, you will be part of our team that designs, implements and operates current or future facilities and systems for orbital launches. During the establishment phase, you will be part of our Spaceport project team working with the goal to enable us as a spaceport and test center. During the operational phase you will be working directly with enabling launches from the spaceport.

Expect to work with the planning for specific operations at the spaceport in close cooperation with our customers, to turn the information into structured documents and coordinate input from various sources. The role has a certain level of flexibility depending on aptitude, interest and current need in the organization.



You are a service minded person, thorough and work well with people. You are structured, methodical and quality conscious. 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 in a technical field

We would consider it a bonus should you also have:

  • a good proficiency in Swedish
  • prior professional experience in the space sector



  • 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



We offer a permanent position. Daytime 40h/week. As part of Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department you may take part in launching and test campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. The position is stationed at Esrange Space Center. We require that you are an EU citizen. 



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.

Recruiting manager is Simon Westerlund

This position requires a background control and security interview before employment. 



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.