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Call for Papers: 18th AOCS Latin American Congress in Brazil

2019-02-10 16:25:00| Happi Breaking News

Abstract deadline is Feb. 28.

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AOCS Design Engineer

2018-08-20 11:27:19| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

SATURN Satellite Networks UK is looking to recruit key personnel for a new satellite manufacture in the UK which will disrupt the existing satellite communications market. AOCS Subsystem Engineer Description Based at our new stateoftheart facilities in the UK, Saturn satellite manufacturing will be producing compact communications satellites 200Kg500Kg for Geostationary, MidEarth Orbit and LowEarth orbit systems for export around the world. Our unique payload of shaped antenna systems and programmable digital processor will allow full communications services to be provided inorbit at a costpoint which is a fraction of the cost of traditional communications satellites. To carry the communications payload we will be producing a new spacecraft platform in the UK, and utilising the latest techniques in automated engineering. We are therefore seeking the highest calibre individuals to join our platform design and manufacturing team. More than just technical competence we are looking for people with commitment and ambition. Position Summary The Attitude and Orbit Control AOCS subsystem engineer will be responsible for all aspects of the AOCS and spacecraft positioning, navigation and guidance systems. The AOCS subsystem engineer will be responsible for the definition and procurement of the sensors sun sensors, sky trackers etc, and actuators reaction wheels, gyros, torquers etc. The AOCS engineer will be responsible for the algorithms and subroutines to control the spacecraft attitude in nominal operations and LEOP. Responsibilities Define the AOCS subsystem in terms of sensors, actuators and other equipments Define the AOCS algorithms and attitude routines for use in the onboard software Define the attitude correction and precise orbit determination including onboard GPS if necessary Work with the payload manufacturing team to ensure accurate pointing for the main antenna systems Liaise with the Program Manager for the procurement of commercial AOCS components and units Liaise with the OBC and data handling engineer for the subsystem IO definition and connectivity Milbus, Spacewire etc. Support the Lead Platform design Engineer on all aspects of the platform design pertaining to AOCS units and harness connections Liaise with the Propulsion engineers for propulsion control interfaces and pointing determination Ensure that all platform program documentation for the AOCS subsystem ICDs, diagrams, budgets etc. is produced. Qualifications and experience Minimum of 2 years professional experience in spacecraft Attitude and Orbit Control definition and implementation. Strong knowledge of AOCS units including sensors, actuators and GPS interfaces. Ability and willingness to include latest generation processes and techniques for manufacturing Strong written and verbal communications skills Strong technical background and proven program history Ability to produce spacecraft budgets and specifications Eligible to work in the UK UK security clearance may be sought

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Middle AOCS Engineer

2018-03-13 16:24:36| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Duties You will support the AIT team of Airbus DS for functional testing and EGSE maintenance in the domain of Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS on a major spacecraft program currently under development. Your core tasks will consist in Functional test specification and translation into structured test concept with creation of executable SW code in the tcl language of CCS5 Configuring, running, postprocessing and evaluating AOCS tests Participating in team meetings as AOCS expert Documentation of knowledge acquired and wikis Participating in the acceptance, configuration, operation, maintenance, and upgrade of the EGSE used for the AIT activities Education and experience A master or equivalent experience in spacecraft engineering Experience in AOCS Experience in AIT, verification approach, EGSE, bench architecture, network architecture Knowledge of ECSS would be an asset Computer Good programming skills, especially in tcl language Good knowledge of database tools Good knowledge in UNIXLinuxWindows usage and Jira tool Language skills English fluent working language French and Italian would be an asset Required soft skills Analytical and critical thinking, good sense of organization of work Proactive and confident personality with good persuasive skills Rigor, accuracy Reliability Strong collaboration skills, teamplayer Effective oral and written communication skills Ability to work in a changing environment, openminded Ancillaries Position based in Toulouse, France Position mainly based at customer premises Office hours

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Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS AIT Engineer

2018-03-12 14:25:24| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Description As support to the JUICE Mission, you will have the opportunity to provide a functional and operation support to the Prime AIT team for Attitude and Orbit Control System AOCS Tasks and Activities The scope of work will include Functional testing in the domain of AOCS, in open and closedloop tests, with HW In the Loop HIL or with simulated equipment, MissionFDIR with CSW version V3 EGSE support for SIMFE support to the first installation, for EGSE delivered after KickOff of this contract, which means SIMFE, PWR scoe, validation at first delivery, or after moving or upgrading EGSE, configuration management, maintenance, upgrades when necessary Skills and Experience The following skills and experience are mandatory You have a minimum of 3 years of experience in satellite AIT activities at platform level on AOCS You have an extensive experience in the overall functional tests process Understanding functional test specifications Production of test concepts and automated test scripts Execution and debugging of test sequences You have good programming skills You have a good knowledge in UNIXLinuxWindows usage and administration You have a strong knowledge of automated test environment and able to manipulate EGSE SCOE You have experience of working in the ISO 5 clean room environment You have the ability to work both autonomously and in an embedded AIT team You are fluent in English written and spoken You have a good understanding of French or German is an asset How to Apply Looking to take your career to the next level? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEAs Recruitment team at careersrheagroup.com no later than 04042018. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of SECRET or above. About RHEA Group RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system and secure software solutions. We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, EUMETSAT and NATO.

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AOCS GNC Engineer fm

2018-03-07 11:25:53| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Are you looking for a new challenge as an AOCS Development Engineer in southern Germany? As a specialist in engineering and technology, AKKA Technologies has developed expertise in the areas of project management, system engineering, embedded software, mechatronics and the assembly, integration and testing of satellites. As a partner of major contractors in the space field, the AKKA Group stands among the most influential players in European space projects for more than 30 years. Tasks Implementation of simulation and performance campaigns Carrying out fuel sloshing analyzes and modeling for the ongoing projects Further development of technical solutions for fuel sloshing modeling, control, Architecture Support of the acquisition and implementation of fuel sloshing technology studies Project documentation Requirements Degree in aerospace engineering or equivalent qualification At least 2 years of experience as an AOCS engineer Very good knowledge of Matlab and Simulink Experience in Fuel Sloshing and Satellite Control Knowledge of Satellite dynamics and modeling Fluent in English and good German skills

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