D-Orbit offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic team in which freedom is equal to responsibility. We are looking for motivation, passion for space and resilience. If you are a talented person, who loves challenges, not afraid to work hard, able to quickly recover from mistakes and day-by-day issues, and ready to keep our team pace, D-Orbit is the place for you.

You can find the positions that are currently open in our Company below. If any of these sounds like the next step in your career, then please get in touch, we’d love to talk! If you don't find anything that fits your profile but you would still like to be considered for the future,  send us your application anyway! We're always looking for bright new minds to add to our team.

Apply to D-Orbit by sending an email at recruitment@dorbit.space, and providing us with your CV.

Thank you for your interest in D-Orbit. Please note that because of the large number of application received, we will contact only the applicants selected for interview.

#246 - FLIGHT DYNAMICS ENGINEER - ITALY

As a Flight Dynamics Engineer, you will be tasked with orbital maneuvers planning and execution for D-Orbit’s Fleet of Carriers and Reconnaissance and Servicing Vessels. This comprehends the development of flight dynamics and operations planning tools. From D-Orbit’s mission control center, within the Spaceflight Operations team, you will also conduct end-to-end mission operations, from design to execution, from launch to final deorbiting. Activities like payload operations, customer satellites’ deployments, satellite tasking, telemetry dump and post-processing, contingency and ground operations like failure detections and recovery as long as operations planning and scheduling and flight dynamics will be part of D-Orbit’s Spaceflight Operations team activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support to top-level design and requirements definition, starting from mission and payload requirements;

  • Development and maintenance of flight dynamics tools;

  • Detailed operations requirements and design definitions;

  • Flight dynamics and maneuver planning operations;

  • Interface with engineering and software team to define use cases, on-ground and on-orbit operations;

  • On-orbit operations procedures design and verification,

  • On-orbit operations planning and scheduling;

  • Anomaly identification and resolution;

  • Authoring of Technical documents.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least 2 years of working experience in the spaceflight dynamics domain (e.g., orbital mechanics, mission analysis, flight operations, ground segment engineering);

  • Knowledge of Spaceflight Operations Design;

  • Knowledge of numerical Spaceflight Dynamics Principles;

  • Knowledge of flight dynamics tools (Orekit, GMAT);

  • Knowledge of System Engineering, Orbital and Attitude Dynamics;

  • Knowledge of Ground Segment architectures is a plus;

  • Knowledge in scripting languages (Python) is a strong plus;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;

  • Familiarity with On-Board Control Procedures concepts is a plus​.

Education

Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Aerospace/Space Engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#245 - SPACEFLIGHT OPERATIONS ENGINEERS - ITALY

We are looking for two Spaceflight Operations engineers. As Spaceflight Operation engineer you will be tasked with commanding and controlling D-Orbit’s Fleet of Carriers and Reconnaissance and Servicing Vessels. From D-Orbit’s mission control center, you will conduct end-to-end mission operations, from design to execution, from launch to final deorbiting. Activities like payload operations, customer satellites’ deployments, satellite tasking, telemetry dump and post-processing, contingency and ground operations like failure detections and recovery as long as operations planning and scheduling and flight dynamics will be part of D-Orbit’s Spaceflight Operations team activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support to top-level design and requirements definition, starting from mission and payload requirements;

  • Detailed operations requirements and design definitions;

  • Interfacing with all subsystems and software team to define use cases, on-ground and on-orbit operations;

  • Support to ground systems and integration with space segment;

  • On-orbit operations procedures definitions and verification,

  • On-orbit operations planning, scheduling, and execution throughout the missions;

  • Flight dynamics maintenance and maneuver planning;

  • Anomaly identification and resolution;

  • Authoring of Technical documents.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least 2 years of working experience in relevant space engineering domain (e.g., system engineering, flight operations, AIV/AIT, ground segment engineering);

  • Knowledge of System Engineering, Orbital and Attitude Dynamics;

  • Knowledge of Spaceflight Operations;

  • Knowledge in scripting languages (Python) and flight dynamics tools (Orekit, GMAT);

  • Knowledge of Ground Segment architectures;

  • Availability to work outside normal office working hours;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;

  • Experience in spaceflight operations and/or AIV processes is a strong plus;

  • Knowledge of spaceflight dynamics and maneuver planning is a strong plus;

  • Familiarity with On-Board Control Procedures concepts is a plus.

Education

Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Aerospace/Space Engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#243 - HARDWARE ENGINEER - ITALY

We are looking for a candidate to join our Hardware Engineering team and actively follow board Electronic design. Deal with Electronic design from requirements definition to schematic entry. Support the System, Manufacturing, and Mechanical engineering teams throughout the full product development life-cycle, supporting PCB outline, component placement, and routing process. Follow technical data exchange with suppliers and support manufacturing during board assembly and test. Participate in other HW Engineering activities involving both requirements definition, electrical design, verification, and testing.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for the design of electronic boards from requirements to schematic definition, procedure management, and tests' coordination.

  • Lead PCB outline, layer setup, component placement, and signal routing requirements for Power, Digital, and Mixed-Signals applications.

  • Lead interface with PCB services suppliers.

  • Keep up with and know industry and space standards and technologies.

  • Work with Hardware Engineers and the manufacturing team for the development and sustaining of current products.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Work experience of at least 3 years in space/automotive/medical industries.

  • Experience with Altium designer tool.

  • Experience with Spice simulation tool.

  • Experienced with state-of-the-art PCB design tools and methodology.

  • Proficient with high-speed, mixed-signals, and power conversion design.

  • Proficient in using electronic lab instruments (oscilloscope, multimeter, spectrum analyzer, power supply, electronic load, etc)

  • Knowledge of common electronic interfaces like CAN, SPI, I2C, RS-422, RS-485, Space-Wire, MIL-1553.

  • Proficient with common ECSS standard electronic analyses like PSA, WCA, and FMEA/FMECA.

  • A self-starter and highly motivated with strong organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;

  • Knowledge of ECSS PCB mastering rules is a plus.

  • Knowledge of VHDL is a plus.

  • Knowledge of RF mastering is a plus.

Education

 

MSc degree in Electronics or equivalent practical experience.

 

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#244 - PROPULSION SYSTEM ENGINEER - ITALY

We are looking for a Propulsion System Engineer to join our team in Italy. You will become part of a growing Spacecraft Propulsion and Thermal group. Within this team, you will contribute to the definition and improvement of the Propulsion System designs of Spacecrafts. The activities will range from the specification definition up to the support to AIV activities and will include the execution of tests and technical interactions with suppliers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Definition of Propulsion Subsystem requirements;

  • Support in the analyses for the propulsion subsystem;

  • Support for satellite propulsion AIV activities

  • Definition of propulsion test plans, specifications, setup, and procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Analytical and modeling skills;

  • Knowledge of propulsion subsystems for in-space applications;

  • Familiarity with procedure definition and management;

  • Capability of autonomous working;

  • Experience in propulsion test planning and execution;

  • Previous knowledge in acquisition systems and data processing;

  • Knowledge of thermodynamics;

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight schedules.

Preferential Skills

  • Experience in CFD software;

  • Knowledge of programming languages (Python, C, Matlab, others);

  • Knowledge of CAD modeling software;

  • Familiarity with ECSS Standards;

  • Familiarity with safety measures for propulsion subsystems.

 

Professional Experience

 

Work experience of 1 to 3 years in space/aeronautical industries

Education

Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in Space Engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#242 - SYSTEM AIV ENGINEER - ITALY

As part of the D-Orbit system engineering team for the Assembly, Integration, and Verification, you will follow at system-level the whole lifecycle of D-Orbit’s spacecraft, focusing mainly on AIV activities. Working shoulder-to-shoulder with D-Orbit’s manufacturing team and all subsystems designers, you will be tasked with assembling and testing our Engineering Models, Structural and Thermal Models, and Flight Models. You will support the design and verification of Ground Segment, manage and carry out launch campaign at the launch site, and support the flight operations team before and during on-orbit operations.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Overall spacecraft and subsystems verification plans definitions, maintenance, and control;

  • Carry out Assembly, Integration, and Verification of spacecraft and subsystems at all levels, holding responsibility for spacecraft model (from Engineering Models to Flight Models) AIV;

  • Support systems design implementing design-for-maintainability guidelines;

  • Interfacing with all subsystems and teams during AIV phases;

  • Execution of launch campaign;

  • Support to LEOP and orbital operations;

  • Authoring of Technical documents.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least two years of working experience in a relevant field;

  • Knowledge of System Engineering and system-level knowledge of all spacecraft subsystems;

  • Knowledge of data busses architectures;

  • Experience with data interfaces such as i2c, SPI, CAN, RS422/485;

  • Hands-on experience with typical electronic laboratory equipment and tools;

  • Proficient in working in Linux environment;

  • Experience in spacecraft AIV process;

  • Knowledge in CubeSat Space Protocol is a strong asset;

  • Knowledge in ESA PUS is a strong asset;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team.

Education

University degree preferably in the fields of Aerospace/Space Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Automation Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or Computer Science and Engineering

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#240 - THERMAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER - ITALY

We are looking for a Thermal Systems Engineer to join our team in Italy. You will become part of a growing Spacecraft Propulsion and Thermal group. Within this team, you will contribute to the definition and improvement of the Thermal Control System designs of Spacecrafts and Products. The activities will range from the specification definition up to the support to AIV activities and will include the execution of thermal tests and the technical interactions with the suppliers.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Definition of system-level and unit-level Thermal Control Subsystem specifications;

  • Thermal design definition of new Spacecrafts and Products;

  • Upgrade of the currently the existing satellite platform thermal design;

  • Definition of thermal tests specifications, setup, and procedures;

  • Support system and unit thermal-vacuum testing and integration activities;

  • Definition of Thermal Control hardware integration procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of thermodynamics;

  • Strong analytical and modelling skills;

  • Knowledge of heat exchange in composite structures;

  • Knowledge of heat exchange in self-pressurizing, two-phase flows;

  • Capability of working in autonomy;

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight schedules;

  • Excellent technical communication skills.

Preferential Skills

  • Familiarity with ECSS Standards;

  • Familiarity with the software Systema Thermica and Systema Thermisol;

  • Experience with thermal hardware integration;

  • Experience with thermal testing;

  • Experience with thermal model correlation.

Education

Advanced University Degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in Space Engineering or Energy Engineering.

Professional Experience

Work experience of at least 2 years in space/aeronautical/energy industries.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#241 - ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN - ITALY

We are looking for an Electronic Technician to join our Italian team. Do you wonder how would you feel knowing that you've built something that travels through space every time you look at the sky? Then this is the job for you. We are looking for someone with the right combination of technical knowledge and common sense to work with us in the production department. You will be involved in the operations of electronic and mechanical assembly of the flight hardware of our satellites, in the testing phases of the subsystems, in the management of the warehouse, in the acquisition of components, and in the maintenance of instrumentation and equipment

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Electronic Operator

    • Assembly of printed circuit boards

    • Wiring of units containing electronic and mechanical parts

    • Component kitting

    • Testing of electronic boards

 

  • Mechanical Operator

    • Assembly of precision mechanical parts

    • Use of mechanical measuring tools like calipers and torque wrenches

 

  • Warehouse management

    • Maintenance of the inventory and verification of incoming components

    • Warehouse organization in relation to company part lists

    • Drafting DDT and packaging for outgoing components

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Good knowledge of electronics, in particular on characteristic parameters of components

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical components and electromechanical actuators

  • Experience in electronic assemblies and soldering process

  • Experience in the use of electronic measurement instrumentation

  • Familiarity with instrumentation and equipment used in electronic manufacturing

  • Knowledge of mechanical measurement tools

  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office package: Word and Excel

  • Good manual dexterity, common sense, and a good attitude for problem-solving

  • Ability to carry out operations in autonomy

  • Ability to follow complex assembly and testing procedures

  • Aptitude for organization and meticulous care of work environments

  • Ability to work in a team to achieve common goals

  • Willingness to travel for several days

Education

Technical high school diploma, preferably electronic or electromechanical (other education also accepted if the skills listed have been acquired through hobbies or other activities)

Language

Good professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#239 - DEVOPS / SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER - ITALY or PORTUGAL

We are looking for a DevOps/ Site Reliability Engineering to join our team. You will work with the engineering team to build new features and improve upon existing ones. This role will contribute to architectural design and development processes, and to discussions involving technological choices. Make high-impact changes to production environments with the confidence of having a deep understanding of how the system works making the infrastructure reliable and scalable without much human intervention.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire services pipelines, focusing on the deployment of the existing and new services;

  • Contribute to the automation of the development processes;

  • Contribute to the automation of the deployment processes;

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong Experience in deploying, automating, maintaining, and managing cloud-based environments and familiar with AWS administration;

  • Strong experience of the use of command-line of the Linux based operating systems;

  • Strong familiarity with CI tools like Jenkins, ArgoCD, bitbucket pipelines;

  • Significant knowledge of Docker and Kubernetes;

  • Strong familiarity with Git distributed version control system;

  • Strong familiarity with Infrastructure-as-Code using tools like Terraform;

  • Strong experience in debugging distributed applications potentially running in remote environments;

  • Experience in database systems;

  • Familiarity with monitoring and central logging technologies (For example ELK stack, FluentD, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.);

  • Experience in agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum);

  • Knowledge about cloud security principles (security groups, secrets management, etc.).

Preferential Skills

  • Experience working with microservice solutions in a cloud-based environment;

  • Experience of bash shell scripting;

  • Experience in Python programming;

  • Experience with Cassandra databases;

  • Experience with Jira framework;

  • Experience in authentication and authorization mechanisms;

  • Experience with event bus technologies (e.g., Kafka).

Professional Experience

At least 3 years of experience working as a DevOps Engineer or SRE

 

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#238 - FULL STACK DEVELOPER - ITALY or PORTUGAL

We are looking for a Frontend Full Stack Developer. You will become part of a growing software design group responsible for the delivery of various services targeted for the space sector.

Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire application services lifecycle with a focus on the specification, design, deployment, test, integration, and maintenance.  Through those activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will deliver exciting new features.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire services pipelines, focusing on requirements elicitation, coding, debugging, and integration of both backend and frontend applications;

  • Implement new backend and frontend applications;

  • Improve the currently existing backend and frontend applications;

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience in the development of React/Redux applications (at least 3 years)

  • Knowledge in HTML, JavaScript/Typescript, CSS;

  • Experience in Python programming:

    • Knowledge of asynchronous programming;

    • Strong knowledge about pythons’ unit testing frameworks (preferably pytest);

  • Experience in the use and design of REST APIs;

  • Experience in event-driven development (e.g., WebSockets);

  • Strong familiarity with Git distributed version control system;

  • Experience in agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, TDD);

  • Strong experience of the use of command-line of the Linux based operating systems;

  • Strong experience in debugging distributed applications potentially running in remote environments;

  • Experience in UI/UX design:

    • Preferably aiming mission-critical systems;

  • Experience in the applications that handle large datasets;

  • Experience in the definition and use of Docker containers;

Preferential Skills

  • Experience in web application development using the microservices architectural paradigm;

  • Experience in designing web-based applications considering the need for scalability, reliability and security;

  • Experience with Jira framework;

  • Experience in bash shell scripting;

  • Experience in C and/or Java programming;

  • Experience in authentication and authorization mechanisms;

  • Experience with event bus technologies (e.g., Kafka).

Professional Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in the development of frontend applications;

  • At least 3 years of experience in the development of backend applications;

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development

 

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#237 - FRONT END DEVELOPER - ITALY or PORTUGAL

We are looking for a front end developer. You will become part of a growing software design group responsible for the delivery of various services targeted for the space sector.

Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire application services lifecycle with a focus on the specification, design, deployment, test, integration, and maintenance.  Through those activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will deliver exciting new features.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire services pipelines, focusing on requirements elicitation, coding, debugging, and integration of frontend applications;

  • Implement new frontend applications;

  • Improve the currently existing frontend applications;

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong experience in the development of React/Redux applications (at least 3 years)

  • Strong knowledge in HTML, JavaScript/Typescript, CSS;

  • Strong experience in the use of REST APIs;

  • Strong experience in event-driven development (e.g., WebSockets);

  • Strong familiarity with Git distributed version control system;

  • Strong experience in agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, TDD);

  • Strong experience of the use of command-line of the Linux based operating systems;

  • Strong experience in debugging distributed applications potentially running in remote environments;

  • Experience in UI/UX design

  • Some experience in web application development using the microservices architectural paradigm;

  • Experience in designing web-based applications considering the need for scalability, reliability, and security;

  • Experience with Jira framework;

  • Experience in authentication and authorization mechanisms.

Professional Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in the development of frontend applications.

 

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#236 - BACKEND SOFTWARE DEVELOPER - ITALY or PORTUGAL

We are looking for a Backend Software Developer to join our team. You will become part of a growing software design group responsible for the delivery of various services targeted for the space sector.

Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire application services lifecycle with a focus on the specification, design, deployment, test, integration, and maintenance.  Through those activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will deliver exciting new features.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire services pipelines, focusing on requirements elicitation, coding, debugging, and integration;

  • Implement new services and features;

  • Improve the currently existing services;

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong experience in Python programming (at least 3 years):

    • Knowledge of asynchronous programming;

    • Strong knowledge about Pythons’ unit testing frameworks (preferably pytest);

    • Experience in the use of Cython library for generation of python extensions;

  • Strong experience in Java programming (preferable experience in Kotlin):

    • Experience in maintaining Java based web applications;

  • Strong experience in C programming;

  • Strong experience in the use and design of REST APIs;

  • Strong experience on event-driven architectures (pub/sub pattern);

  • Strong familiarity with Git distributed version control system;

  • Strong experience of the use of commandline of the Linux based operating systems;

  • Strong experience in debugging distributed applications potentially running in remote environments;

  • Experience in agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, TDD);

  • Experience with applications that handle large datasets;

  • Experience in implementing caching mechanisms (i.e., using Redis);

  • Experience in NoSQL databases such as Cassandra and Redis;

  • Experience in relational databases, namely PostgreSQL;

  • Experience using Kafka, MQTT and Redis as message brokers;

  • Experience in cloud-based environments, namely AWS;

  • Experience in the definition and use of Docker containers;

  • Experience in orchestration of docker containerized microservices using Kubernetes;

  • Some experience in working under DevOps oriented methodologies:

  • Pipeline definition;

  • Test execution automation;

  • Some experience in web application development using the microservices architectural paradigm;

  • Experience in designing web-based applications considering the need for scalability, reliability and security;

    • Experience with Jira framework;

    • Experience of bash shell scripting;

  • Experience in JavaScript/Typescript;

  • Experience in authentication and authorization mechanisms;

  • Experience with event bus technologies (e.g., Kafka);

Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in software development;

  • Experience of design and development of mission critical systems (preferably in the aerospace domain)

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#235 - PRODUCT ASSURANCE SPECIALIST - ITALY

We are looking for a Product Assurance Specialist to join our team.  You will become part of a growing Quality and Product Assurance group. Within this team, you will check the quality of incoming and outgoing materials or products for the Company. You will collaborate in standardization and training activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • PA support to surveillance of payload integration, system tests, launch campaign, AIT activities, NRBs,

  • Inspect, test, or measure materials using gauges, calipers, and micrometers, as well as operating electronic inspection equipment to ensure that all necessary procedures and products are inspected to a high standard,

  • Work with the Manufacturing and Engineering team to ensure all quality standards are met; addresses any deficiencies with appropriate corrective action.

  • Check instrument calibration and assure they are suitable to be used on flight items.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience working within a quality assurance environment

  • Experience in electronic assemblies and soldering process gained during education and/or training and/or previous job experiences,

  • Familiarity with instrumentation and equipment used for electronic production,

  • Experience with Space Quality Standards (and Space Standards in general), their implementation, and of the space industry in general.

  • Experience with ISO9001 and/or EN9100 standard is considered an asset.

  • Capability of working in autonomy

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work well in a team setting to meet tight schedules

  • Attitude to the meticulous organization of work environments,

  • Detail-oriented – to spot issues and monitor products or parts that do not meet compliance

Education

Technical high school diploma, electronic or electromechanical expert.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#234 - PRODUCT ASSURANCE ENGINEER - ITALY

We are looking for a Product Assurance Engineer to join our team.  You will become part of a growing Quality and Product Assurance group, with responsibility for the Quality Management System at D-Orbit.  Within this team, you will own the quality of assigned projects and technology developments.

You will be responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of product assurance and the related safety engineering and management program. You will carry out technological research (R&D) in the fields of PA&S management, techniques, methodologies, and tools. You will collaborate in standardization and training activities.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Preparing and implementing general and project-specific programmatic and technical requirements based on the applicable product and quality assurance baseline.

  • Supporting to monitor and report about supplier PA&S program execution to ensure compliance with applicable requirements; this includes auditing activities.

  • Supporting establishment and implementation of standards and best practices in the product and quality assurance field.

  • Supporting implementation of the configuration management system under D-Orbit projects.

  • Managing non-conformances, their solution, and analysis of root causes.

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience working within a quality assurance environment

  • Experience in the technical domains covered by the position

  • Experience with Space Quality Standards (and Space Standards in general), their implementation, and of the space industry in general.

  • Experience with ISO9001 and/or EN9100 standard is considered an asset.

  • Capability of working in autonomy

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work well in a team setting to meet tight schedules

  • Knowledge of any topics within configuration management, international shipment management, quality auditing, or assessor certification is considered a plus

Education

Bachelor or higher engineering degree, in any relevant area such as electronic, aerospace or mechanical/materials engineering.

Language

 

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#233 - PROJECT MANAGER - UNITED KINGDOM

We are looking for project managers to be integrated into the D-Orbit PM team. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment inside one of the fastest-growing companies in the high-tech industry. As a project manager, you will be responsible for planning, monitoring, and managing company projects, ranging from the strategic planning of activities to their implementation and control. Your job will also require you to draft, edit, and deliver proposals for grant applications or budgets and support data for the sales department. Your function will also require significant interaction with other Company departments, such as Technical, Sales, Administration, Purchase, Production, and Quality.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties (whenever applicable) for the flawless execution of projects;

  • Ensure that the projects are delivered on time, within the scope, and within budget;

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders;

  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress and measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques;

  • Perform risk management;

  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs;

  • Proposal drafting and delivery as support to the sales team.

  • Produce tools in Excel and Microsoft Project to support current and future Project Management Activities;

  • Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Technical background, with conceptual understanding or hands-on experience in space technologies;

  • At least five-plus years of experience in project coordination and management;​​

  • Direct experience of working as Prime contractor to European Space Agency;

  • Good knowledge of ECSS standards

  • Experience in aerospace projects gained from structured and dynamic environments;

  • Knowledge of project management techniques;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;

  • Leadership, management, and team coordination skills;

  • Good Knowledge of PM software tools like Microsoft Project;

  • PMP certification is a plus.

Education

Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent), preferably in Space Engineering or Management Engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#232 - SOFTWARE PRODUCT ASSURANCE ENGINEER - ITALY

We are looking for a Software Product Assurance Engineer to join our team.  You will become part of a growing Quality and Product Assurance group, with responsibility for the Quality Management System at D-Orbit.  Within this team, you will own the quality of software components across a range of embedded and high-performance applications in space.

Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire project lifecycle with a focus on the development process, quality goals, failure modes analysis, configuration management, test, and maintenance plans of software applications.  Through these activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will assure the smooth delivery of exciting new software features into space.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Monitor every phase of the software development lifecycle to ensure the quality goals are met via the recording of quality metrics

  • Ensure software processes are followed correctly and consistently

  • Manage software configuration to ensure availability and traceability of software products

  • Manage the software processes with a focus on continuous improvement and checking if they are fit for the purpose

  • Track software defects and non-conformances, collaborating with all team members to resolve them and ensuring the root causes are addressed for the future

  • Scouting of the latest state-of-the-art tools and processes within the software discipline and driving their adoption within the group

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience working within a quality assurance environment

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to work with and analyze large data sets

  • Experience with any automated testing tools, test processes, and test-driven development

  • Knowledge of typical software development methodology and release versioning processes

  • Knowledge of applicable standards on software development and validation (such as ECSS or DO-178) Familiarity with the Git versioning system or any similar DVCS

  • Capability of working in autonomy

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work hard in a team setting to meet tight schedules

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively

  • Knowledge of any topics within embedded application software, real-time operating systems and electronics is considered a plus

Education

Bachelor or higher engineering degree, in any relevant area such as electronic engineering, computer science, or automation.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

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#220 - EMBEDDED SOFTWARE ENGINEER

ITALY

We are looking for an Embedded Software Engineer to join our team.  You will become part of a growing software design group responsible for the delivery of software components across a range of embedded and high-performance applications in space.

Within a continuous integration environment, you will contribute to the entire application lifecycle with a focus on the specification, design, deployment, test, integration, and maintenance of software features.  Improving and developing new features to shared libraries, adding additional capabilities to existing flight applications, will also be a key part of this.  Through these activities and by working with the key stakeholders in the development process you will deliver exciting new features and directly support on-going spacecraft operations.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire application lifecycle, focusing on requirements elicitation, coding, debugging, and integration with the flight hardware

  • Validation of features including integration with software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop test suites

  • Scouting of the latest technologies within embedded software development and driving their adoption within the group

  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of the teams' processes and methodologies

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

Candidates with any level of experience will be considered, from new graduates through to senior engineers with several years of experience under their belt.  Offers will be tailored based on the candidates' experience. You will have at least some of the following skills:

  • Experience delivering embedded software in any C-family language

  • Knowledge of real-time operating systems (such as RTEMS or FreeRTOS) and/or operating systems targeted for embedded applications (such as any embedded Linux) is considered an advantage

  • Knowledge of any typical embedded communication interfaces such as USART, SPI, I2C, CAN, Ethernet, EtherCAT

  • Experience using and configuring any common build toolchains or similar development environment (such as ANT, WAF, Makefile, Visual Studio, etc.)

  • Familiarity with using any Linux based distribution and appreciation of application development

  • Familiarity with typical software development methodology and release versioning processes

  • Familiarity with Git versioning system or any similar DVCS

  • Experience with test-driven development

  • Capability of working in autonomy

  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work hard in a team setting to meet tight schedules

  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively

Education

Bachelor or higher engineering degree, in any relevant area such as electronic engineering, computer science, or automation.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory. 

#202 - PROJECT MANAGERS

ITALY

We are looking for project managers to be integrated into the D-Orbit PM team. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment inside one of the fastest-growing companies in the high tech industry. As a PM, you will be responsible for planning, monitoring, and managing company projects, ranging from the strategic planning of activities to their implementation and control. Your job will also require you to draft, edit, and deliver proposals for grant applications or budgets and support data for the sales department. Your function will also require significant interaction with other Company departments, such as Technical, Sales, Administration, Purchase, Production, and Quality.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties (whenever applicable) for the flawless execution of projects;

  • Ensure that the projects are delivered on time, within the scope and within budget;

  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders;

  • Develop detailed project plans to track progress and measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques;

  • Perform risk management;

  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs;

  • Proposal drafting and delivery as support to the sales team.

  • Produce tools in Excel and Microsoft Project to support current and future Project Management Activities;

  • Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Technical background, with conceptual understanding or hands-on experience in space technologies;

  • At least three years of experience in project coordination and management;

  • Experience in aerospace projects gained from structured and dynamic environments;

  • Knowledge of project management techniques;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team and individually;

  • Leadership, management, and team coordination skills;

  • Good Knowledge of PM software tools like Microsoft Project;

  • PMP certification is a plus.

Education

 

Advanced University Degree (Master's degree or equivalent), preferably in Space Engineering or Management Engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory.

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