Microgravity Systems Engineer (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Esch-sur-Alzette

We are looking for a System Engineer leading the final ​development phase of our own first-of-its-kind life science incubator facility, the ScienceTaxi, aiming for its Maiden Flight in early 2024.
  • Specification, design and analysis of mechanic, elctrical/electronics & software systems including system architecture and interfaces for manned and unmanned spaceflight (above all, development phases C/D/E)
  • Requirements engineering
  • Perform internal and external reviews
  • Implement state-of-the-art technologies and continuously search for new innovative solutions
  • COTS subsystem selection, procurement and qualification
  • Support assembly, integration, validation and verification of ScienceTaxi hardware (PFM, GM, DM and GSEs)
  • Assessment of safety aspects in the human spaceflight environment
  • Set up of the technical framework (documentation, processes, etc.) related to the commercial exploitation of ScienceTaxi program and services
  • Technical coordination of vehicle providers, suppliers and sub-contractors in the process of development and flight certification
  • Master’s degree in space systems, mechanical or electrical/electronic engineering, or similar
  • Experiences in similar positions and projects, above scientific and biotechnology payloads
  • ideally are experienced with system engineering, testing, verification and qualification in the area of manned spaceflight with knowledge of space program roles, standards (e.g. ECSS and SSP) and configuration control
  • are experienced with CAE / CAD / FEM and software tools (ANYSY, Catia, MATLAB, Python) and with MS Office
  • are a team player with communication skills, supportive, well organized and have an independent way of working
  • fluently speak and write in English and ideally good in German
  • Structured way of working and ability to prioritize a variety of tasks and to complete them diligently
  • Mindset
    • self-motivated and proactive
    • takes full ownership
    • comfortable with high uncertainty
    • hands-on / getting things done
    • persistent
    • relentlessly resourceful
    • analytical
    • empathic
    • low ego
  • Is there anything more exciting than the intersection of space and biotechnology?
  • You'll work directly or indirectly on projects launched to the International Space Station and other platforms in space.
  • We offer a flexible work environment with many opportunities to work remotely.
  • You'll love our office at Technoport in the heart of the Belval campus. From the shared kitchen (with foosball, billiards and pinball) you have a direct view of Belval's blast furnaces.    
  • We organize weekly team lunches and regular team events (e.g. barbecue boat trips on Lake Constance).
  • We support you in finding your perfect setup and help you choose between Team Mac and Team Windows.
  • We are very impact-driven at work and outside of work. That's why you can take at least one Impact Day a year to demonstrate for more climate protection or support another social or environmental cause.
  • We care about our footprint, so we offset emissions from our rocket launches, business travel and all other activities.
  • In addition, we offset the private emissions of all our team members
...and a final remark:
We care about each other and believe that a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or your secret aversion to pineapple on pizza.
About us
yuri is a European space startup founded in 2019, headquartered in Meckenbeuren in Southern Germany with an R&D office in Luxembourg. Our mission is to advance biotechnology by utilizing the unique environment of space. Our team of 15 space nerds has launched 11 ISS payloads to date and our customers include space agencies like NASA, ESA, DLR or LSA, the pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline or research institutes like UCLA, UTS Sydney or the Charité Berlin. With the unique experience of launching biology into space, we are currently transforming into a biotech company that uses the space environment to develop own products and therapies. For this ambitious plan we brought on board a number of world-class investors and business angels from Silicon Valley, New York, Boston, London, Berlin, Munich and Vienna.

Tell us more about you
We're thrilled that you consider joining our team. If you have any questions about our application process, feel free to send an email to: people@yurigravity.com

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