Deep Space Systems Engineer

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, GomSpace

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

GomSpace Luxembourg S.à.r.l. is looking for a “Deep Space Systems Engineer”. The GomSpace Group, headquartered in Denmark, has established a subsidiary in Luxembourg, which is expanding its nanosatellite capabilities to Deep Space Missions. Listed in Stockholm, The GomSpace Group has a very good track record in the market for nanosatellites.

We are seeking a Deep Space Systems Engineer to work on ambitious deep-space cubesat missions. The work will include the design and development of the mission and spacecraft platform. You will be responsible for mission design, requirements development, performing trade studies, defining and managing interfaces, and conducting integration and test activities. Looking for engineer with cubesat experience, preferably with knowledge of spacecraft operations outside earth orbit. This role is based in Luxembourg.


  • Leading mission and spacecraft design
  • Developing requirements and interfaces
  • Performing system trade studies
  • Establishing test plans and methodologies
  • Developing conops, including mission operations (ground)
  • Executing build and test
  • Interfacing with ESA
  • Providing system engineering functions at mission and system level
  • Interfacing with subsystem hardware and software designers


  • 4+ years work experience in the space industry, preferably in system engineering
  • Understanding of system engineering processes and practices
  • Understanding of deep space missions and relevance to spacecraft design
  • Work in a small team, closely with hardware, software, mechanical, and systems engineers
  • Experience managing small studies and projects
  • Experience across project lifecycle (concept through execution)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (in English)
  • Masters degree or higher in relevant field

Additional desired skills:

  • Fault Detection, Isolation and Recovery (FDIR) Design
  • Understanding spacecraft autonomy
  • Structure complete test campaigns to ESA standards
  • Experience with GN&C and optical navigation