Satellite Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

Bremen, Germany, OHB System AG [req358]

Field(s) of expertise
Telecommunications Engineering Space Systems 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 Satellite Systems Engineering department at OHB System AG in Bremen is looking for a Satellite Systems Engineer (m/f/d)


  • Satellite Lead Systems Engineer and Systems Engineers
  • Main focal point to Project Manager, AIT, PA/QA, SCM and Customer
  • Perform analyses of satellite functional, performance and interface requirements
  • Internal customer for spacecraft data bases and simulators
  • Spacecraft Validation and Spacecraft Verification on System Level
  • Work in collaboration with Architects and Subsystem engineers
  • Flow down of the satellite requirements to subsystem level specifications
  • Responsibility on AOCS specification, completion in collaboration with Avionics Architecture and AOCS Department
  • Manage overall satellite design definition and analyses (Satellite DDJF)
  • Mission performance budgets and technical system budgets (electrical power, propellant, telemetry, command, pointing, mass properties)
  • Define the satellite configuration and manage the satellite internal and external interfaces
  • Ensure compliance to the satellite technical requirements
  • Define and maintain the Satellite Development Plan (SEP) that includes satellite AIV
  • Support the generation the AIT plans and operation plans
  • Define Test Specifications for System Level Tests and Verification
  • Create and maintain general system interface and environment specifications: e.g. GERD General Requirements
  • Contribute to the project risk management for risks of technical nature
  • Supervise preparation of satellite tests and review of test results


  • Degree in engineering, physics or equivalent
  • Professional experience in satellite design advantageous
  • Self-managed and pro-active working style
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Working level proficiency in written and spoken English; German and other language skills advantageous

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