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Rocket Engine Propulsion Senior Systems Engineer

The Senior Systems Engineer will join a Systems Engineering team critical in space thruster engine development.

You will work on a complex, multifaceted rocket engine system comprised of numerous newly developed and integrated components.

This role has wide ranging technical input including structural, thermal, rocket propulsion, space electronics, software, testing and systems analysis.

In essence as a Senior Systems Engineer, you will coordinate and bring together the diverse sub components and sub assembles into a complete working space engine design.

My client supplies chemical propulsion rocket engines and thrusters serve to key spacecraft manufacturers for commercial, defence and scientific applications.


Space systems experience ideally of large European space projects, system primes or ESA.

Technical leadership of large, multidisciplinary Electrical Harnessing Design, routing and schematic Mechanical and fluidic system Engineering projects.

System Analysis knowledge to apply to, fluidic systems, surge pressure and pressure drop.

Performance, Structural, Thermal, Reliability, Radiation Assessment, Hazard or Safety Analysis.

Complex product development experience of thermal design and equipment selection using Failure Modes Effects and Criticality Analysis (FMECA).

Intelligent, logical approach to problem solving.

Degree, Masters or higher qualification in Engineering, Aerospace, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.

You will own the overall engine system architecture, analysis and documentation including FMECAs, radiation, reliability, mechanical, thermal, fluidic, electromagnetic, Design, Development and Verification Plan, Design Justification Document, Software Requirements Specification, Engine Test Plan etc.

Working closely with the Project Manager to help plan and organise resources.


Support propulsion engine build, assembly and test development includi

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: 45000-58000 Per Annum Full package, hybrid role 2 days at the office
  • Location: Aylesbury, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: Engineering Employment
  • Tel: 0845 4677 461
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 2346
  • Posted: 2024-05-26 12:06:03 -

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