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Engineering Roles

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Director of Product Development

As the Director of Product Development for the Space Solar programme, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and managing the development of our innovative space demonstrators and products from initial concept and modelling to deployment and operation. This role requires a visionary leader with a strong track record in successfully delivering complex aerospace projects.

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Director of Technology Development

As the Director of Technology Development for the Space Solar programme, you will play a pivotal role driving the research, development, and maturation of all the technologies that form the Space Solar system. This role requires a visionary and creative leader with a strong track record in successfully delivering complex technology maturation projects.

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Head of Computational & Data Engineering

As Head of Computational & Data Engineering you are expected to be a recognized expert in the field(s) of (one or more of) HPC (modelling & extreme scale simulation), AI/ML or computer science more generally and are responsible for promoting continuous improvement in the way that Space Solar exploits simulation, moving from a business wherein codes are “calibrated” onto existing experiments, towards a future where codes are made “actionable” (i.e. predictive) by the application of Verification, Validation and Uncertainty Quantification (VVUQ) tools and techniques.

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Senior Power Systems Engineer

As a Senior Power Systems Engineer you will lead and contribute to the design, development, and implementation of the in-space and terrestrial SBSP power systems. Your expertise will be crucial in solving the complex engineering challenges of converting microwave power, distribution and grid connection. You will also support any power systems on the spacecraft.

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Senior Space Systems Engineer

As a Senior experienced Space Systems Engineer which can provide specialist expertise to inform the design, development, build and test of our Space Based Solar Power system and demonstrators. You will be part of a diverse and highly capable team which will work closely together to execute the programme.

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Senior RF Engineer

As a Senior RF Engineer you will play the pivotal role in developing the technologies needed for 1-10GHz for satellite to the ground retrodirective phased array wireless power transmission.

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Electronics and Digital Design Engineer

This is an exciting opportunity for an Electronics and Digital Design Engineer to be involved in the development of Space Based Solar Power technologies. The portfolio ranges from advanced DSP/FPGA systems, complex SoC systems, ASIC/MMIC chipset development. through to safety and security critical systems; using the latest embedded devices from all the major vendors.

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Development Engineer

The Development Engineer will contribute technically and lead projects that may cover low Technology Readiness Level concepts through Commercial-off-the-Shelf products, as part of multidisciplinary teams drawn from across the organisation and partners.

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Senior Autonomous Assembly and Robotics Engineer

As a Senior Autonomous Assembly and Robotics Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, development, and implementation of autonomous robotic systems for assembly of the Solar Power Satellite.  You will develop technologies capable of interacting with both cooperative and non-cooperative SBSP components.

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Autonomous Assembly and Robotics Engineer

As an Autonomous Assembly and Robotics Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in the design, development, and implementation of autonomous robotic systems for assembly of the Solar Power Satellite. You will develop technologies capable of interacting with both cooperative and non-cooperative SBSP components.

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Principle Development Engineer

As a Lead Development Engineer at Space Solar, you will be responsible for leading a team of multi-disciplinary and specialist engineers and scientists in the design, development, and optimization of the technologies required for our products. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring that our technologies meet performance, quality, and cost objectives, as well as fostering an environment of innovation and technical excellence.

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RF Engineer

As an RF engineer you will be designing and developing the technologies needed for satellite to ground retrodirective-phased-array wireless power transmission and receipt in the 1-10GHz range.

This is a pivotal role in the development of SBSP, engineering the beam forming elements and integrating this within the Solar Power Satellite whilst ensuring that interference and losses are minimised, and the overall specific power is maximised.

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Senior Electronics and Digital Design Engineer

As an experienced Senior Electronics and Digital Design Engineer you will be responsible for delivering the electronics and software elements of the design, development, build and test of our Space Based Solar Power system and demonstrators. You will be part of a diverse and highly capable team which will work closely together to execute the programme.

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Get in Touch

We are always looking for exceptional candidates to join the team at Space Solar. Head back to our Careers homepage to navigate to our Project Management and Business Operations roles.

If none of our current vacancies are right for you, you can still get in touch with your CV, detailing your relevant skills and experience. Complete the contact form, or email the team directly at recruitment@spacesolar.co.uk.

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