Electrical Engineer, Flight Termination Systems (FTS)

Munich, Germany, Isar Aerospace [Isar-ElecEngFTS]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.

Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.

We’re making rockets in a way that hasn’t been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!


  • Be at the centre of an agile and dynamic team of highly motivated space enthusiasts
  • As one of the first employees, you will be part of an incredible start-up journey
  • Huge learning potential and the opportunity to build things from the ground up (literally)
  • You’ll enjoy a high level of freedom and autonomy
  • Flat hierarchy and open communication


The primary purpose of the role is to develop from scratch the electrical components for our own FTS. This also includes testing the hardware and software components to predetermine flight safety standards (RCC).

More specifically, you will:

  • Design safety-critical electrical systems
  • Design safety-critical embedded software
  • Take part in failure mode analysis



  • MSc Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Experience in E-CAD Programs
  • Good understanding of launcher systems
  • Overall understanding of embedded real-time safety concept in design
  • Fluent in English
  • Highly organised and proactive with high attention to detail
  • Can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Driven and eager to learn

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