Satellite Electronics Systems Engineer

Kruibeke, Belgium, QinetiQ [Qinetiq-SatElecSystemsEngineer]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

QinetiQ Space, located in Kruibeke, develops scientific experiments for research in space focused on the International Space Station and other microgravity environments. QinetiQ Space is also active in the development of satellites and equipment thereof.

We wish to strengthen our team with a satellite ‘Electronics Systems Engineer’.

The high technological aspects and variety make working for QinetiQ Space an exciting challenge. QinetiQ Space offers you a unique opportunity to further develop your talent and to prove yourself at the top of the high technological industry in Flanders. A challenging and exciting opportunity in a team of enthusiastic and inspiring colleagues in the Satellite business is waiting for you.


You will take the technical lead of the satellite electronic aspects over the entire lifecycle. It starts by understanding the customer electronic requirements and translating these into satellite equipment level requirements and establishing/maintaining the satellite electronic budgets. Evaluation of supplier proposals/datasheets and participating in the selection of electronic equipment and monitoring the progress of (internal/external) suppliers by evaluating the technical work (e.g. through design reviews). Participate to the satellite level verification campaign and make sure the design and test results are properly documented. Assist in the launch campaign and in orbit verification.


We expect candidates to hold a master degree in Electronics Engineering with +5 years’ relevant experience in a similar technical environment. The ideal candidate would be a pro-active, creative, enthusiastic and result-oriented team player with strong planning, organizational and communication skills. Possessing a strong technical knowledge on electronic equipment selection and design, integration and verification of electronic systems is an asset. Fluency in English is an absolute must.

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