Mission and FDIR System Engineer (M/F) REF.FDIR_2024

Mission and FDIR System Engineer (M/F) REF.FDIR_2024

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

Mission and FDIR System Engineer (M/F) REF.FDIR_2024

In this position, you will help define the satellite mission and FDIR aspects along the whole project lifecycle, from the initial concept, detailed design, implementation, verification, and in-orbit operations.

You will interact with the Lead system engineer and all the different disciplines as SW, Avionics, AOCS/GNC, Propulsion, Power, Thermal etc.

The successful candidate has a deep and proven knowledge of Earth and interplanetary missions and orbits, space systems, subsystems and equipment.


  • Mission Operations timeline definition
  • Nominal and contingency operational scenario definition and analysis
  • Spacecraft operational constraints identification and analysis
  • FDIR concept, design, consolidation and fine tuning
  • Contribution to system, satellite, avionic and SW architectures
  • Contribution to Software specification
  • Contribution to User Manuals
  • Contribution to verification process and campaign
  • Participation in project technical and progress meetings
  • Participation to system and equipment reviews
  • Support to in orbit operations (LEOP, commissioning etc.)


  • Strong knowledge of satellite systems engineering, mission and operations
  • Experience in various satellite engineering domains (eg. Operations, SW, AOCS/GNC etc.)
  • 5+ years of hands-on working experience
  • 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
  • University degree (Master/PhD) or equivalent education plus relevant proven work experience in industry
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
Job Category: Vacancies
Job Type: Full Time

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