AOCS-GNC Engineer

Title AOCS-GNC Engineer
Categories Sitael SpA
Location Forlì or Mola di Bari
Job Information

In the frame of Small Satellites Design & Development activites, SITAEL is looking for a AOCS-GNC Engineer, in the field of Space Engineering. The successful candidate will become part of the GNC/AOCS team of SITAEL Space Systems Dept. and he/she will report to the AOCS/GNC-OBSW Responsible.

The main tasks will be:

He/She will have the opportunity to participate at the whole process of design, integration and test of the GNC AOC system of a small satellite. Particularly, he/she will work on:

  • Implementation, test and validation of attitude determination and control algorithms for small satellites, according with the required sensing and actuation architecture.
  • Implementation, test and validation of subsystem models included as parts of the company GNC/ AOC simulation tools.
  • Generation and analysis of simulation results required to verify AOCS performance over different company projects.
  • Preparation of documents for AOCS description and supporting analysis during the different project phases.
  • Provide support for AOC system and subsystems test and validation.
  •  Design of embedded software prototype and flight software.
  •  Flight software integration, test, and verification.

It is required:

  • Master Degree. in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines.
  • At least three years of experience in gnc/aoc for space systems and flight software development.
  • Experience with space systems and space systems engineering.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Matlab-Simulink design tool.
  • Good knowledge of C/C++ languages.
  • Experience with working in a team, he/she shall have good interpersonal, reporting and communication skills and a proactive attitude to problem solving.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Technical skills in Real-time Operating Systems (e.g. RTIMES), bus communication (e.g., 1553, SpaceWire, CAN, RS-422, RS-232).
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