Job id: 841 - AOCS Engineer


Organisation:  Grafton Technology



Location:
United Kingdom
Recruiter Reference:
GTL-2016-09-107
Category:
Job Type:
Contract
Full-time Employment
Temporary
Education:
Bachelors
Number of Positions:
1
Experience (Years):
4-6
Created:
11-01-2017
Description

 

One of our clients based in the UK is looking for an AOCS Engineer. The key candidate will be required to carry out AOCS Design and Analysis.

 

Tasks:

Work Package Manager within the AOCS Team responsible for the AOCS subsystem of a spacecraft for the duration of the mission from cradle to grave. Typical duties include:

  • Top level design and requirements capture, including working with payload requirements to derive AOCS requirements.
  • AOCS system and operation design and verification, including all interactions of the AOCS with the rest of the spacecraft system and subsystems.
  • Subsystem module, sensor and actuator definition and requirements. Monitoring design, production and test.
  • AOCS mode, algorithm and control design.
  • AOCS software requirements and TM/TC.
  • LEOP and commissioning of the AOCS.
  • Authoring of Technical documents.
  • Interaction with customers.
  • Managing the budget and schedule.

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • General design support within the Team and across projects.
  • General software development support within the Team and across projects.
  • Support to bid activities, studies and R&D as required.

 

Qualifications:

A Degree, or equivalent in Engineering.

 

Experience:

Proven experience in AOCS, covering:

  • System level design.
  • Control and estimation.
  • Hardware and software.
  • Verification.

Some experience in operations is also recommended however not compulsory.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good knowledge of Dynamics and Kinematics of Spacecraft.
  • Good knowledge of control and estimation.
  • Good knowledge of simulation and office software packages.
  • Proficient with programming ‘C’ across multiple platforms.
  • Good management, people and presentation skills.

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