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Programmes

Bid & Partnership Manager

You will be joining Open Cosmos Programmes team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and you will be responsible for the management of bids and relationships needed to develop space missions for future projects. Basic knowledge of either Earth Observation or Telecommunications payloads is required.

Technology

Electronics Design and Test Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible for the design, implementation and smooth running of hardware and software systems used to test and validate new and developing satellite systems. If you see electronics as a hobby and not only as a job, you are more than welcome.

Technology

Electronics Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of designing, simulating, validating and testing electronic systems as part of the Open Cosmos’ electronics team. You will be involved in a fast design-test-iterate cycle that characterises Open Cosmos’ work.

Technology

Embedded Software Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ satellite development team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to lead and manage the implementation of embedded software in microprocessors that form key elements of our spacecraft avionics. You will have the opportunity to be involved in the whole cycle of a mission from concept, to tests, V&V, to orbital operations support and telemetry analysis.

Technology

Junior Electronics Design and Test Engineer

You will be responsible for the design, implementation and smooth running of hardware and software systems used to test and validate new and developing satellite systems. If you see electronics as a hobby and not only as a job, you are more than welcome.

Technology

Junior Electronics Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be engaged in designing, simulation and validating and testing electronic systems as part of Open Cosmos’ electronics team.

Legal

Junior Legal Counsel

You will be joining Open Cosmos core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible for legal, including IP and contracts.

Technology

Lead Attitude and Orbit Determination and Control Systems (AOCS) Engineer

You will be leading the design, execution and validation of GNC/AOCS systems for open Cosmos’ nanosatellite missions.

Technology

Mechanical Design and Analysis Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to deliver mechanical designs and perform structural analysis and tests to fulfill the company needs.

Programmes

Mission Manager

You will be in charge of delivering Open Cosmos projects in time and within the project budget. This means preparing the proposal, capturing customer requirements and planning the project execution but also defining timelines, allocating resources, identifying risks and using Open Cosmos’ technologies and services to satisfy customer expectations. You will interface with customers and the mission stakeholders, Open Cosmos’ technical and commercial teams, partners and suppliers. You will contribute to the design of the mission alongside with the systems engineering and mission operations teams.

Operations

Procurement Manager

You will become part of the procurement team, which is responsible for procuring goods and services to Open Cosmos enabling operations across the entire company. You will be responsible for sourcing, executing and managing contracts for a variety of products and / or services that range in value and complexity. On the services, this could cover (but not limited to) the following commodities: Launch services, Ground Segment services or Insurance. On the products side, this could cover (but not limited to) different kind of subsystems such as Propulsion, Harnesses or Payload but also direct materials such as mechanical and PCB parts.

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Technology

Full Stack Software Engineer

You will be joining the Open Cosmos Programmes software development team and you will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing and delivering several of the software modules of one of our core products: beeApp.  

Technology

Satellite Assembly Integration and Test Engineer

You will be joining the Open Cosmos Programmes AIT team. You will be responsible for developing software and hardware solutions to automate our satellite production processes. You will also take part in test planning, procedures description and optimisation of our processes.

Technology

Satellite Assembly Integration and Test Technician

You will be joining the Open Cosmos AIT team and you will take part in the manufacturing of our innovative satellites and the testing needed to make sure they are ready to go into space.

Technology

Spacecraft Software Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to develop applications and services which will run on our satellites. The work involves tight interaction with the satellite development team, mission operations and production departments. The work can involve working on our kernel and drivers as well alongside the embedded software engineers. Familiarity with unit testing and mocking is essential. Development work will require using Linux on a day-to-day basis. Experience working with kernels (e.g. Linux, FreeRTOS, etc), drivers, filesystems, and embedded platforms is a bonus.

RF Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ satellite development team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to deliver communication module and RF related designs to be embarked into our satellites.

Internships

AIT Internship

This opportunity is for a 6-month internship, ideal for an engineering student looking for an early experience of the aerospace sector. We are open to consider a full staff position following this internship. This is an exciting opportunity for you as an engineer to get familiar with both technical and commercial aspects of the space sector in a fast-growing start-up. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). You will participate primarily in software activities of the company.

Internships

Operations Internship

This opportunity is for a 6-month internship, ideal for an engineering student looking for the early experience of the aerospace sector. We are open to consider a full staff position following this internship. This is an exciting opportunity for you as an engineer to get familiar with both technical and commercial aspects of the space sector in a fast-growing start-up. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). You will participate primarily in the ERP and Technical activities of the company, as well as the implementation of the ERP system.

Internships

Mechanical Engineering Internship

This opportunity is for a 12-month internship, ideal for an engineering student looking for the early experience of the aerospace sector. We are open to consider a full staff position following this internship. This is an exciting opportunity for you as an engineer to get familiar with both technical and commercial aspects of the space sector in a fast-growing start-up. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). You will participate primarily in the Mechanical and design activities of the company and support the overall support of the Technology function.

Internships

Mission Control Software Development Internship (front end)

This opportunity is for a 6-month internship, ideal for an engineering student looking for the early experience of the aerospace sector. We are open to consider a full staff position following this internship. This is an exciting opportunity for you as an engineer to get familiar with both technical and commercial aspects of the space sector in a fast-growing start-up. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). You will participate primarily in the mission operations activities of the company, as well as supporting the software function.

Technology

FPGA Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ satellite development team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to lead and manage the implementation of firmware in FPGA targets that form key elements of our spacecraft avionics. You are expected to be involved in the whole cycle of a mission from concept, to tests, V&V, to orbital operations support and telemetry analysis.

Internships

Business and Technical Intelligence Internship

This opportunity is for a 6-month internship, ideal for an engineering student looking for early experience of the aerospace sector. We are open to consider a full staff position following this internship. This is an exciting opportunity for you as an engineer to get familiar with both technical and commercial aspects of the space sector in a fast-growing start-up. You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK). You will participate primarily in the business intelligence activities of the company, as well as supporting the Market Development function.

People

Recruiter

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ People team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible for sourcing, recruiting and bringing onboard the best talent. The work involves tight interaction across the whole organization as well as with external stakeholders and partners. Recruiting and retaining the best talent is one of the most critical activities we have on our plate as it will define who we are as a company and as such you will report directly to the HR Lead. Technical Recruitment experience and familiarity with implementation, deployment and management of ATS systems is essential. Experience of non-tech recruitment is a bonus.

Technology

C+ and C++ Software Engineer

You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to develop applications and services which will run on our satellites. The work involves tight interaction with the satellite development team, mission operations, and production departments. The work can involve working on our kernel and drivers as well alongside the embedded software engineers. Familiarity with unit testing and mocking is essential. Development work will require using Linux on a day-to-day basis. Experience working with kernels (e.g. Linux, FreeRTOS, etc), drivers, filesystems, and embedded platforms is a bonus.

Market Development

Business Development Manager

You will become part of a team of sales professionals and strive in helping our customers solve the world’s biggest challenges through the use of satellite technology. Your portfolio will include both enterprises as well as institutions looking for end-to-end space missions acquisitions. Open Cosmos’ space mission service includes our beeSat 5-50kg satellite bus, beeKit payload qualification hardware platform, beeApp mission simulation software, Hive deployer, launch brokering & launch campaign, satellite operations centre, ground segment procurement, regulatory compliance support, and on-orbit operations support. As part of your daily job you will develop local sales team, reseller relationships, distribution channels, manage an extensive sales pipeline, provide product demonstrations to prospective customers, and build strategic business relationships with key institutional and enterprise decision makers