Satellite Functional AIT Engineer

Antwerp, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [TM-1667]

Field(s) of expertise
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

Is your career taking off?
Well, this is your opportunity to grow your career, being given clear progression channels from a Satellite functional AIT Engineer progressing into an Operations design engineering role.
Take the chance to command your satellite at launch, managing and supporting key aspects of the launch and helping provide the satellite to the customer.
You will be supported within your role by a global team from one of the world’s premium technology and science companies.


You will be looking after the preparation, execution, and report of Functional testing on a complex Satellite system.
Unit and Satellite level testing
Elaborate debugging of Software and hardware.
Go beyond your role – supporting operations preparations including flight & ground Software follow-up.
Use your creativity to help automate and improve operating procedures.
Support the Launch – both as an operator and performing commissioning activities.
Help our customers – providing satellite handover and in-orbit support.


Masters in Engineering.
3 years’ experience in satellite testing.
GNC Testing background – hardware-in-the-loop testing.
Requirements verification.
Ability to follow step by step plans, write structured reports.
Scripting experience (ideally TCL/TOPE).
Experience with Missions control software.
Linux knowledge and experience.
Understanding of Packet Utilization Standard services.
Able to travel internationally – including extended stays.
Fluent English.

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