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Systems Engineer
Clyde Space Limited Uppsala, Sweden 186 Days Ago
Job Category: Mission
Sub Category:
Job Type: Full-Time
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Posted: 11-11-2020
Minimum Education: Master’s Degree
Degree Title: Engineering, physics, mathematics or eq.
Minimum Experience: 3 Year
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Status
Job Status: Sourcing
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-11-2020
Stop Publishing: 30-06-2021
Uppsala, Sweden


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.

A Satellite Systems Engineer is required to support an increased customer demand and growing order book. This is a full-time role based in Uppsala for an experienced engineer who can work to deliver our next range of nanosatellite projects.


  • Mission concept design & trade studies
  • Perform role of technical lead for new spacecraft missions, co-ordinating inputs from other engineering disciplines
  • Communicate regular technical updates to the customer(s)
  • Control interfaces within the spacecraft platform and with customer payloads
  • Requirements and verification management
  • Define concept of operations to control and operate the Spacecraft systems.
  • Support assembly, integration and test, during integration of spacecraft, to ensure requirements are met and any non-conformances are assessed
  • Support Operations team during the commissioning of Spacecraft in-flight
  • Support Business Development team with technical input to proposals

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

For additional information please contact our consultant Peter Ternebring at Confidera Urval: +46 (0) 70-639 88 89. Send your application marked ”Systems Engineer” to the following e-mail address:


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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.


MSc or higher degree in engineering, science, or maths

Prefered Skills


  • MSc or higher degree in engineering, science, or maths
  • Solid experience working as a system engineer within the space industry (note: experience of other disciplines within the space industry will also be considered)
  • Able to communicate effectively and professionally with customers to elicit requirements and manage expectations
  • The ability to work to meet tight deadlines and progress several different projects in parallel
  • Excellent technical writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage time, work within a team and work autonomously when required
  • Experience working within the space industry


  • Experience working as a satellite system engineer within the space industry
  • Previous experience working specifically with CubeSats
  • A knowledge or awareness of ESA ECSS standards (or equivalent international standards relevant to Space engineering)
  • Experience with 1 or more of the software items below:
  • Requirements management tools, i.e. IBM DOORS or similar
  • CAD software, ie. SolidWorks
  • Numerical computing environments, i.e. MATLAB, Python
  • Orbital simulation tools, i.e. STK
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