AOCS & GNC Architect m/f Ref. Sat_AOCS_24

AOCS & GNC Architect m/f Ref. Sat_AOCS_24

OHB Italia is seeking for its Satellite and Missions Department in Rome or Milano an

AOCS & GNC Architect m/f Ref. Sat_AOCS_24

As an AOCS & GNC architect, you will lead and drive the AOCS & GNC activities along the whole project lifecycle, including design, development, integration, verification, launch and in-orbit operations.
This is applicable both for subsystems developed in OHB-I and subsystems contracted to a subcontractor.

You will be actively involved with other projects of the same product line, acting both as a keeper and an innovator of the product technical baseline, by proposing disruptive approaches to optimize the processes, reduce the Total Cost of Ownership and improve the schedule.


  • Technical Lead of AOCS/GNC subsystems
  • Develop AOCS/GNC architectures and perform related trade-offs
  • Lead the Design and Development of AOCS/GNC subsystems
  • Technical management of AOCS/GNC subsystem subcontractor
  • Technical Support to Procurement of AOCS/GNC equipment
  • Lead the Verification and Validation of AOCS/GNC subsystems
  • Support satellite AIT (hands-on) and verification activities
  • Support to satellite proposals and system studies for AOCS/GNC topics
  • Preparation of technical documentation
  • Participation to Launch campaign


  • Engineering or doctoral degree in aerospace engineering or comparable qualifications and professional experience
  • Experience in the space business, especially with AOCS/GNC architectures, procurement, design and verification and validation processes
  • Strong knowledge of attitude and orbit dynamics, missions, SW, and AOCS/GNC equipment
  • Experience in satellite verification, including participation to AIT campaigns
  • Good knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, Office Tools and DOORS
  • Excellent sense of responsibility
  • Structured hands-on work-approach
  • Highly self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Customer oriented thinking-approach
  • Ability to work in international teams
  • Fluency in spoken and written English


  • Experience with Deep Space missions
  • Knowledge of Autocoding
Job Category: Vacancies
Job Type: Full Time

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