AIT Engineer – Glasgow

About this role:

We are looking for an AIT Engineer to join our busy Production team, based in Glasgow to support our production capabilities.

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking to provide technical expertise and production support for manufacturing products platforms for small satellite missions to cost, quality, safety and timescales.

You will enjoy working in a technical role in a dynamic working environment. You will have proven experience from regulated industries with the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working. You will not be afraid of challenges and happy to get involved! The role is site based as it requires assembling, integration and testing of our subsystems and satellites.

It is an exciting opportunity to be part of existing projects and missions where your work literally ends up in space!


Key Responsibilities:

· Deliver work tasks and assignments in accordance to required standards, quality, budget and timescales

· Lead activities with spacecraft assembly, integration, and test phase to expected standards and timescales

· Prepare and participate with spacecraft environmental tests including mechanical, thermal and EMC

· Review tests results, raising non conformance reports as appropriate

· Produce AIT Plans and reports including test reports for project team and to capture any lessons learnt

· Drive continues improvement activities and efficiencies relating to AIT procedures and standards

· Review designs to consider implications for AIT phase

· Ensure cleanroom is maintained to ensure safe working practices

· Manage relationships with key stakeholders and their expectations to ensure their continued support


Skills required:

· Relevant degree or equivalent work experience

· High level of practical `hands-on’ application of engineering within industry; including using lab test equipment to debug electronic circuits

· An understanding of the types of standard tests required during a spacecraft AIT campaign.

· Experience in investigating system level problems and resolving defects

· Experience in the build and test of spacecraft (candidates with broader experience in the space industry will also be considered)

· Strong communication, stakeholder management and interpersonal skills

· Ability to organise self and prioritise workload with multiple projects in dynamic environment with tight deadlines

· Competent IT skills including Microsoft software

· Proficient in English, both verbally and written


Skills desired:

· Experience in the build and test of spacecraft, ideally cubesats

· Experience with using schematic capture and PCB layout design software

· Experience in a high level programming language, preferably Python

· A knowledge or awareness of ESA ECSS standards (or equivalent international standards) relating to verification and testing

· Previous experience in working with small/medium sized businesses



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

· Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers

· Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions

· Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth. Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA. Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

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Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. 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 that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism. We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs. If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.

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