19 Jan

Senior Space System Engineer

S[&]T is expanding its portfolio of Space Systems Engineering projects and our team is therefore looking for a:

Senior Space System Engineer

At first, you’ll join one of our larger project teams in the finalisation of the design, manufacturing, assembly, integration, testing and launch preparation (Phase D/E) for a re-entry vehicle. Working with the team and an international consortium of subcontractors, you’ll become the lead System Engineer & Technical lead and will work side-by-side with the Project Manager and project team towards a successful launch. This role will be typical for you while working at S[&]T.

We set and execute our business strategy in autonomous teams and our Space System team would welcome you in a technical leadership role. There is flexibility in the expectations around this role to match with your own long-term ambitions.


What we expect:

You are an experienced Space System Engineer who can lead our systems engineering projects team internally and (in projects) with subcontractors as well as interact with our customers on system, subsystem and unit level.

You have a proven track record with regards to:

  • System level analyses
  • Architectural design
  • Management of the design methodology
  • Trade-offs and functional analyses 
  • Performance analyses
  • ECSS approach/standards definition
  • MAIT of space systems
  • Management and implementation of activities and engineering plans
  • Setting guidelines for, and monitoring of, end-to-end development
  • Mission analyses and mission planning
  • System level budgets management and control

Additional skills that would not be required but would be an asset:

  • Experience with re-entry
  • Experience in Phase E
  • Experience with Simulation

At S[&]T, we work in teams of diverse character traits. Being in a leadership position, you should have strong communication skills, be team-motivated and inspire technical excellence. You enjoy our high-paced, action-driven environment.


We offer:

Technical leadership position in a small but growing team. Within our group of 100 experts, our Space System Engineering team consists of 6 people with a growth ambition.

  • Potential for (jointly) shaping and leading execution on our company strategy
  • A flexible, professional, low bureaucracy SME
  • Experienced support in re-location to the Netherlands (if applicable)

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