AIT Engineer

Closing Date
8 February 2021
Location
Glasgow
Salary
Competitive

ABOUT AAC CLYDE SPACE

The group AAC Clyde Space offers turnkey solutions and services from mission design to on-orbit operations, including reliable customizable satellite platforms in the range of 1 to 50 Kg and a full range of subsystems for cube and small satellites. With unrivalled flight heritage and end-to-end service, AAC Clyde Space enables customers to reach their mission goals through a single, trusted point of contact.

An Assembly, Integration, and Test (AIT) Engineer is required to expand our AIT team, supporting an increased customer demand and growing order book. This is a full-time role for an experienced engineer who can work to deliver our next range of nanosatellite projects.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Lead all activities within the spacecraft assembly, integration, and test phase.
  • Prepare and participate in all spacecraft environmental tests: mechanical, thermal, & EMC
  • Review test results and raise Non-conformance reports when necessary.
  • Produce test reports and communicate results to wider project team
  • Define and work to improve a standard set of company AIT procedures & processes
  • Feedback lessons learned from AIT phase to future projects
  • Author spacecraft AIT plans and individual test procedures
  • Review new spacecraft designs for implications and impacts on the AIT phase.
  • Specify & design new Ground Support Equipment (GSE) as needed to support AIT
  • Oversee and maintain tidiness and safe working practices in the AIT clean room

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • BEng, BSc or higher degree in engineering, science, or maths
  • Experience in the build and test of spacecraft (candidates with broader experience in the space industry will also be considered)
  • An understanding of the types of standard tests required during a spacecraft AIT campaign.
  • High level of practical `hands-on’ application of engineering
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in investigating system level problems and resolving defects
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the drive to complete tasks on schedule
  • Experience working within the space industry

SKILLS DESIRED:

  • Extensive experience in the build and test of spacecraft
  • Previous experience working specifically with CubeSats
  • A knowledge or awareness of ESA ECSS standards (or equivalent international standards) relating to verification and testing
  • Experience of managing teams in dynamic environments

This position is available to fill immediately, so applicants are encouraged to reply promptly.

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AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in the EU before you start work. AAC Clyde Space are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Please note that if you have not heard anything from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, your application has on this occasion been unsuccessful. You will be sent an email by our recruitment team acknowledging receipt of your application and we would welcome that you follow up with them for feedback.

Closing date 8 February 2020

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