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Small Satellite Systems Engineer

Italy, Piemonte, TurinArgotec

Job description

We are looking for a Small Satellite Systems Engineer on behalf of and in support to our client for their location in Turin, Italy. The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism.

The successful candidate will be responsible for satellite architecture, design, development, and qualification of small satellites. System Engineer activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Technical responsibility for system level activities;
  • Day-to-day coordination with the Program Manager, Unit Heads, and Subsystem System Engineers;
  • Generation of the system engineering plan, design and development plan, and verification plan;
  • Definition and management of technical requirements and specifications;
  • Supporting the definition of mission and operations deadlines;
  • Management of system budgets;
  • Lead the preparation of technical documentation for reviews with the customers, subcontractors, and suppliers;
  • Review of technical documentation related to the system and subsystems;
  • Support AIT, AIV and qualification activities;
  • Support for NRB, CCB, and PCB;
  • Support for risk assessment.

Job requirements

  • Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering;
  • 5-10 years of work experience in similar roles;
  • Previous experience in design, development, and qualification of satellites with similar duties;
  • Experience in management of industrial activities including reviews;
  • Experienced knowledge of aerospace systems applicable standards, such as ECSS, MIL, NASA STD;
  • Experienced knowledge of the NASA STD;
  • Experienced Knowledge of DOORS or similar;
  • Experienced knowledge of orbital dynamics and analyses with STK or similar;
  • Good understanding of satellite architecture and design;
  • Knowledge of the Ground Segment utilization is an asset;
  • Knowledge of frequency and spectrum management is an asset;
  • Knowledge of real-time/near real-time navigation is an asset;
  • High flexibility and team-working capability;
  • Hands-on and proactive approach;
  • Ability to work with tight schedules;
  • Ability to coordinate a multidisciplinary and international team;
  • Ability to run analysis and reports;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Fluency in Italian, both written and spoken.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


Italy, Turin

What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.