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( Senior ) AOCS Engineer (m/f/o) - Luxembourg Space / Satellite Industry (Ingenieur/in - Elektrotechnik)

Ofertas de trabajo en Luxembourg (Luxemburgo) de ingeniero eléctrico/ingeniera eléctrica

Clasificación del trabajo: Profesionales científicos e intelectuales › Profesionales de las ciencias y de la ingeniería › Ingenieros no clasificados bajo otros epígrafes › Ingenieros electricistas › ingeniero eléctrico/ingeniera eléctrica.

Traducción de la profesión: Akademische Berufe › Naturwissenschaftler, Mathematiker und Ingenieure › Ingenieure in den Bereichen Elektrotechnik, Elektronik und Telekommunikationstechnik › Ingenieure im Bereich Elektrotechnik.

Descripción de la oferta de trabajo:


The Luxembourg System Integrator for Microsatellites & Aerospace Systems

LuxSpace Sàrl is a member of the OHB group family.

LuxSpace vision is to technologically enable the use of Space by players with great missions on Earth. Leveraging our flight heritage and our 15+ years hands-on experience, our team builds the vision by reshaping the way microsatellite solutions and Space based services are conceived, developed, and delivered.

LuxSpace focuses on:

Complete microsatellite systems in the 20-200 Kg class

Space systems and subsystems design, specification, procurement, manufacturing, integration, and testing. This includes structure, TT&C subsystems, electronics, Radio Frequency, power supply, AOCS, simulators, on- board software, GSEs and all major elements of satellites

Satellite services and applications with a focus on Automatic Identification System (AIS) and Earth Observation (EO)

Our OHB LuxSpace Team is composed of highly skilled and motivated professionals having joined us from more than 15 countries.

LuxSpace offers a dynamic and challenging, multinational, open minded and innovative work environment with a cooperative management culture and flexible working time options.

Job Description

OHB LuxSpace is looking for motivated candidates to join our team for the exciting opportunity in the role of:

(Senior) AOCS Engineer (m/f/o)

For space borne electronics development and ground station equipment design, LuxSpace is recruiting an experienced (desirable:10y+) AOCS Engineer.

Job Profile:

An AOCS Engineer is required to participate in the design of LuxSpace next generation micro satellites. The successful candidate’s knowledge of AOCS subsystem and equipment shall be applied for all relevant tasks leading to the successful development of  satellites in LEO and GEO up to commercial satellite projects.

Typical Tasks to be performed:

Development from specification to qualification of a challenging AOCS subsystem for a microsatellite in a medium-sized technical team

Specification of AOCS equipment, e.g. sun-sensors, gyros, star trackers, GPS and actuators

Derivation of algorithms for spacecraft attitude determination and control

Perform detailed analyses for high accuracy pointing modes

Define and manage requirements for, and support verification of AOCS subsystem and unit for optical Earth-observing mission.

Perform functional analysis and design trade-offs.

Manage internal interfaces.

Support satellite AIT (hands-on) and verification activities

Support preparation of proposals to potential customers

Supervising suppliers

Other tasks and duties assigned by manager(s)

Temporarily or permanently performing other reasonable and equivalent duties


Required Skills and Background:

General knowledge of systems engineering, including requirements engineering, functional analysis, verification control

General knowledge of space mission and satellite engineering, including orbital dynamics, space environment, space operations and satellite testing

AOCS subsystem design, testing and verification (incl. control design, analysis and simulation)

Knowledge of DOORS, STK (or similar)


C / C++

Considered a Plus / an Asset is Experience in:

Design of high accuracy AOCS for Earth-observing optical missions

Definition of pointing budgets (APE, AKE, RPE)

Micro-vibration and jitter analysis.

On-orbit AOCS operations including sensor calibration

Advanced control and estimation techniques

Satellite verification, including hands-on testing

Ideal Candidate Profile:

University degree (Bachelor/Master/Diploma/PhD) or equivalent education plus relevant proven work experience

Specific experience in AOCS engineering (desirable: 10y+)

Comfortable dealing with internal and external customers and suppliers

Good communication capabilities, analytical sense, priority setting

Excellent sense of responsibility

Structured hands-on work-approach

Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously

Excellent problem-solving skills

Good interpersonal skills

Customer oriented thinking-approach

Positive spirit to work and interface with a multinational team

Readiness to work flexible in line with project needs and schedules

Not subject to export control restrictions

Languages: Good English skills (spoken and written) is a must, German and/or French considered an asset

In line with applicable (immigration) legislation, all candidates must be eligible to live and work in Luxembourg / be an EU / EEA citizen, and possess all applicable work and residence permissions for Luxembourg.

Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from the applicants as part of the recruitment process.

In view of the nature of projects concerned and job profile, candidates may have to undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

Readiness and eligibility for security clearance procedures may be required from candidates.

Additional Information

Work Environment:

Dynamic, innovative and challenging

Join our team of highly skilled and motivated professionals.

Living and working in Luxembourg info:

Framework Information:

Permanent employment contract

Full-time (40 h / week)

Flexible working time options

Your Online Application:

Please in English language

Let us know your motivation

Your Curriculum Vitae (Europass appreciated)

Kindly include your salary expectations (EUR annual gross)

Please apply solely online via our LuxSpace Career Page. Thank you!

País del trabajo: Luxemburgo.

Región: Luxembourg.

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Número de puestos: 1.

Empleador: LuxSpace S.a.r.l. (

Instrucciones para solicitar:

Gewünschte Bewerbungsarten: über Internet Internetadresse: Geforderte Anlagen: Geforderte Anlagen: Anschreiben, Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse Stellenangebot-Details in der Jobsuche der BA aufrufen: 10000-1192062173-S

Forma de contacto:

  • Dirección: LuxSpace S.a.r.l., 9 rue Pierre Werner, SES Business Center, 6832 Betzdorf, Luxemburg, Baden-Württemberg
  • Correo electrónico:

Oferta de trabajo obtenida del portal Eures, con fecha 24 de Noviembre de 2022, y con identificador de la vacante:10000-1192062173-S.

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