Space AOCS Engineer – 12 months FTC

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BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

Role Profile

The Defence and Space Business Unit in BAE Systems Applied Intelligence delivers mission focused solutions in cyber & electronic warfare, digital transformation and special communications to clients across Land, Sea, Air, Space and Cyber.

We are looking for an Attitude and Orbit Control Systems (AOCS) Engineer to support the growth of our Space business and support our client’s ambitions to deliver new Space capabilities for the United Kingdom.

Calling upon a track record for the design and development of AOCS for one or more space missions, this role involves will influence the design, development, specification and procurement of missions consisting of clusters flying in close formation.

This is 12 months FTC.

Responsibilities

  • Requirements definition, including mission and spacecraft requirements
  • Detailed design and verification, coordinating with the rest of the spacecraft system/subsystems
  • Definition of AOCS subsystem modules, sensors and actuators
  • Contribution to design, prototype, test and manufacturing of hardware
  • Technical support to the selection, procurement and acceptance of third party supplied items
  • AOCS mode, algorithm and control design
  • Authoring of technical documents

Technical Competencies / Subject Matter Expertise

  • 10 or more years’ experience of space systems engineering
    • Experience of orbital control of spacecraft flying in formation
    • AOCS Theoretical background, including
      • Orbital mechanics
      • Control techniques
      • Navigation techniques
      • Flight operations
      • Flight dynamics
      • Technical computing / modelling

      Additional Personal Competencies

      This role will require you to have or be willing to go through Security Clearance.

      Company Overview

      BAE Systems Applied Intelligence helps nations, governments and businesses around the world defend themselves against cybercrime, reduce their risk in the connected world, comply with regulation, and transform their operations.

      We do this using our unique set of solutions, systems, experience and processes – often collecting and analysing huge volumes of data. These, combined with our Cyber Special forces – some of the most skilled people in the world – enable us to defend against cyber-attacks, fraud and financial crime, enable intelligence-led policing and solve complex data problems.

      We are obsessed about solving problems for our customers; we bring together great minds that face tough challenges on a daily basis, and are encouraged to make a difference.

      Division Overview: Capabilities

      At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

      As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

      Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

      About BAE Systems Applied Intelligence

      We use our intelligence-led insights to help defend Governments, Nations and Societies from cyber-attacks and financial crime. Our customers depend on our evolving capabilities to help them safely grow their organisations. Our unprecedented access to threat intelligence, world-leading analysts and market-leading technology means we can help them to adapt, evolve and stay ahead of the criminals.

      Division overview: Capabilities

      At BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Applied Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

      As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

      Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Applied Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. We also welcome discussions about flexible working.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

To apply for this job please visit www.cybersecurityjobsite.com.

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