Systems Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSP406503M
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Bluestream People
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable
  • Sector: Engineering, Satellite, Space, Engineering > Systems
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Mike Davies
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  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

As Snr Systems Engineer  you will be part of a rapidly expanding global space organisation at the forefront of technology.

As Snr Systems Engineer  you will Generate system, sub-system and product and software level requirements, specifications and interface definitions

 Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

  • Performing payload design trade-offs
  • Analysing system level performance requirements to allocated subsystems/components requirement
  • Enabling risk reduction plans for critical payload elements and satellite subsystems
  • Supporting proposal activities for multiple payload programs and customers
  • Conducting specification trade-off negotiations with customers and engineers
  • Designing to meet the specifications and negotiating any discrepancies with customer

Experience required

  • Be educated to MSc or equivalent in Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • Previous commercial experience developing and analysing technical requirements, performing trade studies and conducting major design reviews
  • Proposals writing to RFIs, including developing presentations to describe the technical approach
  • Strong background working with satellite communications technologies, including phased array antennas, digital processing, DVBS2X standard, beam hopping, link budgets
  • Extensive end-to-end satellite communications payload design experience

Rewards/Benefits include

  • Competitive base salary
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare


Our client is a leading global space mission partner, working across robotics, satellite systems, and space imagery who are pushing the boundaries to tackle big challenges with innovative and pioneering solutions. Company is continually growing which opens up opportunities to develop your career further.

Space Systems | Satellite Systems | Design Analysis | Design Reviews | EQSR | PDR | CDR  DRB | Phased Array Antennas | Digital Processing | DVBS2X | Beam Hopping | Link Budgets |


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