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Space Systems Engineer

Posted on Monday, February 11th, 2019

ISIS – Innovative Solutions In Space BV is an ambitious and dynamic company in the space sector and located in Delft, The Netherlands. ISIS develops and offers products and services for the space sector, with a focus on small satellites. The company has a strong international focus, and is a systems integrator of CubeSat and nanosatellite (<25kg) platforms. Currently, ISIS employs over 90 mechanical, electronic, software, embedded and space systems engineers.

As a Space Systems Engineer you will be responsible for all technical aspects of a nanosatellite space mission project. You will work in a small and highly motivated team and work closely with project managers, subsystem experts, Assembly, Integration and Verification team, operations team and marketing and sales.

Your responsibilities:

The successful candidate is expected to work on all phases of a nanosatellite mission project:

  • Execution and coordination of design activities of a mission feasibility study
  • Initial customer interaction and the technical side of marketing and sales
  • Preliminary and detailed system level design
  • Technical management and coordination of the project team including external project partners
  • Preparation for internal manufacture and procurement
  • Definition of the verification and test phase, hands-on test execution
  • Satellite operations support and in-orbit verification

Furthermore, inputs to subsystem R&D, platform and mission development roadmaps are required as well as contributing to internal process development.


  • >5 years of work experience and an MSc. degree in systems, mechanical, electrical and/or software engineering, preferably in space systems, subsystems or instruments
  • Proven exposure to the full lifecycle of a complex system
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team within an international and multicultural environment
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Excellent communication skills, team spirit and flexibility


  • Experience with working in nanosatellite projects
  • Experience with leading a technical team
  • Experience with customer interaction and business development
  • Experience with mission analysis

ISIS offers you a challenging job within a multidisciplinary team of engineers. The company offers opportunities for education and training. ISIS has a strong international focus and is strategically located in Delft, The Netherlands.

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