OHB System AG

Ascent Guidance Engineer (m/w/d)

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86154 Augsburg


Rocket Factory Augsburg AG (RFA) is a young international space startup. It was founded in 2018 as a spin-off of the OHB Group on the belief that daily space travel will revolutionize space service and the way we can improve life on earth. RFA is developing small launcher solutions for low cost access to space in a unique set up. If you want to be part of this NewSpace adventure pioneering space? Then join our journey and apply for our permanent and internship positions.

For permanent employment Rocket Factory Augsburg AG in Augsburg is looking for a

Ascent Guidance Engineer (m/f/d)

Our international and agile team is searching for a motivated person to work as Ascent Guidance Engineer (f/m/d). You enjoy working in a dedicated, dynamic and international environment that aims for high-performance engineering solutions in aerospace technology? Then apply for us.

Your Tasks

• Development of an orbital insertion guidance system considering range safety constraints
• Demonstration of robustness and performance of the guidance system
• Adaption of the open and closed-loop guidance algorithm to mission requirements
• Implementation of failure recovery features into the guidance algorithm
• Determination of launch go/no-go criteria in terms of GNC
• Development of day-of-launch procedures in terms of GNC
• Evaluation of guidance performance with respect to different sensor and actuator configurations

Your Qualificatons

• A masters/bachelor degree in engineering, aerospace engineering or equivalent discipline
• Experience with the development of closed-loop guidance algorithm for atmospheric and exoatmosperic flight
• Knowledge of ascent trajectory optimization
• Ability to self-study and implement a guidance algorithm
• Experience with Matlab, Simulink and Python
• Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English)

We offer

Exciting and challenging NewSpace environment

Start Up atmosphere: join the international RFA family

Flexible working hours

Stay healthy and enjoy our free fruit baskets

We will make sure to not run out of coffee

Free parking also for your bike

Easy and fast connections in the heart of Augsburg

Regular company events like Friday afterworks

Self organized afterwork sport activities

Become part of our international team and take your professional and personal development to a new level. We are looking forward to your application (german or english) via our online tool.

Rocket Factory Augsburg AG
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