Satellite Assembly Integration and Test Technician

Harwell-Oxford, United Kingdom (UK), Open Cosmos [OC-SAITT]

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

About this job

You will be joining the Open Cosmos AIT team and you will take part in the manufacturing of our innovative satellites and the testing needed to make sure they are ready to go into space.

You will enjoy

  • Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry
  • Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses
  • 25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays
  • Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment
  • Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office
  • Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?
  • Annual Company Retreat
  • Remote working as per company policy
  • Working from home as per company policy
  • Annual Salary Review


  • Perform satellite and subsystems inspections and test
  • Integration of satellites
  • Generation of production documentation
  • Identify non conformance
  • Provide feedback on production process
  • Support Assembly Integration and Test Engineers on automation tools improvement


  • Attention to detail
  • Positive learning attitude
  • Capable to work in a team and show initiative when working alone
  • Follow procedures and identify gaps on existing documentation
  • Enthusiastic about space industry

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