06 Sep, 2022

Space System Engineer (m/f)

  • Space Products and Innovation
  • Darmstadt, Germany
Full time (permanent contract) Data / Product Management

Job Description

The space system engineer will be part of the system engineering team of SPiN. The person will be responsible for system design, development, implementation of satellite avionics concepts using MA61C for testing, subsystem integration such as attitude and control system, and complete spacecraft integration.


Duties and responsibilities

  • Analysis and consolidation of user requirements

  • Flow down of user requirements to space system requirements

  • Subsystem and software  requirements analysis

  • Manage budget and gap analysis

  • Tradeoff between requirements

  • Design of space system and avionics concepts

  • Definition of Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) plan

  • Management of production & assembly of electronic components and casing 

  • Execution of validation and verification plans

  • Participation in solving interdisciplinary challenges


  • MSc in Aerospace engineering or Electrical & Electronics engineering

  • At least 3 years experience of Space System engineering 

  • At least 2 years experience in Avionics Development

  • Experience in ADCS/GNC development is an advantage

  • Experience with at least 4 of these interfaces - UART, CANBUS, I2C, SPACEWIRE, MIL1553B, SPI

  • Experience working with system engineering tools

  • Fluent in English



Working conditions

  • Relocation to Darmstadt, Germany

  • Start date: Q4 2022


About SPiN 

SPiN is a leading provider of modularity solutions for the space sector, offering satellite integration solutions to transform satellites to modular systems, empowering satellite manufacturers to spend high-value time and money where it counts: pursuing new ventures. In addition to MA61C, an intelligent plug and play data node to integrate satellite components off the shelf without user intervention, SPiN provides a service to design satellites in a flexible concept using model based system engineering methodology. In 2022, SPiN launched its first CubeSat to demonstrate its technology in orbit, and opened three more subsidiaries in Italy, the United Kingdom and Luxembourg. Founded in 2015, SPiN is a Techstars portfolio company, more information about MA61C can be found at  http://www.spinintech.com/ .