Senior System Engineer Cryptographic Equipment (m/f/d)

Bremen, Germany, OHB System AG [req680]

Field(s) of expertise
Electronics Engineering
Job type

About this job

OHB System AG is one of the Top 3 European space companies and a member of the listed technology group OHB SE. About 2,800 employees work on some of the most important aviation and space programs of our times in Germany and other EU-countries. These include low-orbiting and geostationary satellites for earth observation, navigation, telecommunications, science and space exploration. OHB System AG designs satellites and systems for human space flight, aerial reconnaissance and process control systems at its two strong locations in Bremen and Oberpfaffenhofen. We owe our success to our employees and their passion for innovation, their commitment and their initiative.

For permanent employment the Cryptography Systems department at OHB System AG in Bremen is looking for a Senior System Engineer Cryptographic Equipment (m/f/d)


  • Technical management of the development of an encryption system for space missions
  • Leading a multi-disciplinary technical team for crypto equipment projects
  • Actively contribute to writing winning equipment level proposals
  • Design of Cryptographic Systems equipment and preparation of equipment and subsystem specification
  • Support of crypto approval and certification processes
  • Providing independent technical assessments to both project level and customer system level and in subsystem reviews
  • Support for planning, coordination and control of subsystem verification activities
  • Preparation of presentation materials and reports to project management


  • Engineering or doctoral degree in electrical engineering or physics
  • Proven experience in the field of developing high speed digital electronic systems
  • Experience in writing successful equipment proposals for space
  • Experience with equipment projects working under ECSS-Standards
  • Experience of requirements management in DOORS is a plus
  • Knowledge in the field of security engineering is a plus
  • High motivation and proactive involvement
  • Excellent conceptual and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • Fluency in spoken and written German and English

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