Careers

Join a fast-growing, exciting startup in Oxfordshire, right in the heart of the UK’s innovation hub. Here at Open Cosmos, our business is making space accessible to anyone.

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Engineer, Remote Sensing

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.

Engineering

Front-end software engineer

Open Cosmos is seeking a front-end developer to take over the development of our main web-app which is currently used for design & simulation of satellite missions, and which eventually will be used for satellite operations.

Operations

Head of Talent

Recruiting and retaining the best talents is one of the most critical activities we have on our plate, as it will define who we are as a company. As our Head of Talent you will be responsible for developing, implementing, measuring, and leading key initiatives and projects in recruiting, on-boarding, compensation, employee engagement, career & leadership development, culture & diversity, and performance assessment.

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Executive, EMEA

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. 

Engineering

Back-end/Database Software Engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of designing, validating and commissioning software for Open Cosmos’ mission development & management infrastructure. Likewise, the candidate will contribute to the expansion of Open Cosmos’ global satellite control infrastructure as a member of the software team.

Operations

HR Manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ and take over HR for Open Cosmos fast-growing team and implement the best-practice processes to a highly motivated and successful team.

Operations

Technical Recruiter

Recruiting and retaining the best talents is one of the most critical activities we have on our plate, as it will define who we are as a company. As our Technical Recruiter you will run a full desk and be responsible for the sourcing, screening, interviewing, and onboarding of top candidates to fill a wide variety of mission-critical roles.

Engineering

Database Infrastructure engineer

The successful candidate will be in charge of the design and development of a database and managing the infrastructure that it runs on. This database is expected to grow rapidly, and should have high availability and throughput. Space industry experience is not required.

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Executive, APAC

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. 

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Executive, MENA

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. 

Engineering

Aerospace Software Modelling Engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of designing, building and validating software models of Open Cosmos’ flight and ground systems for a satellite simulation and control platform.

Operations

Head of Supply Chain

The successful candidate will be in charge of managing the supply chain at company level, supporting other departments in the delivery of Open Cosmos’ simple-i and simple-o services. You will be responsible of ensuring that the company space mission service’ building blocks are in place, deliver in time with the required quality. You will report directly to the CEO and be a key piece to run successfully the company operations and satisfy our customers.

Operations

Head of Quality

The successful candidate will be responsible to ensure reaching and maintaining quality across the company to satisfy the customers expectations and the company vision.

Engineering

C# Software Engineer

Open Cosmos is seeking talented and enthusiastic C# developers with interest in space, to build a collection of services which will be responsible for the control and mission operations of several fleets/constellations of satellites.

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Executive, LATAM

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. 

Sales & Marketing Development

Senior Sales Executive, North America

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. 

Engineering

C++ Software Engineer

We are seeking C++ software engineers to develop applications and services which will run on our satellites.  This may sometimes also include working on our kernel and drivers.

Operations

Hardware Quality Manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to ensure quality across the company hardware developed products to fulfill the company needs.

Engineering

Java Software Engineer

Open Cosmos is seeking talented and enthusiastic Java developers with interest in space, to build a collection of services which will be responsible for the control and mission operations of several fleets/constellations of satellites. Additionally we also require more Java developers (ideally familiar with PostgreSQL and RabbitMQ), to accelerate the development of our mission simulation / payload testing / payload development products.

Engineering

DSP/FPGA Engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be engaged in the design and development of FPGA based algorithms as part of Open Cosmos’ electronics team.

Engineering

Electronics Engineer

The successful candidate 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 Open Cosmos’ electronics team.

Engineering

Junior/Graduate Electronics Engineer

The successful candidate 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.

Engineering

Electronics Design and Test Engineer

The successful candidate 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. Applicants with strong interests in electronics who see it as a hobby will be especially welcome.

Engineering

Junior Electronics Design and Test Engineer

The Junior Test Development Engineer 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. Applicants with strong interests in electronics who see it as a hobby will be especially welcomed.

Engineering

Antenna Engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of designing, simulating, validating and testing RF microwave antennas as part of Open Cosmos’ electronics team.

Operations

Legal Manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible for legals, including IP and contracts.

Operations

Finance Manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will work with the Head of Finance on running the company finances. This position can be part-time, full-time or a progression thereof. Most of the tasks can be taught and professional experience is a plus.

Operations

Bookkeeper / Jr. Finance Manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will work with the Head of Finance (and a Finance Manager) on running the company finances. This position can be part-time, full-time or a progression thereof. Most of the tasks can be taught and professional experience is a plus.

Operations

Facilities manager

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible of the procurement and management related to Open Cosmos facilities.

Operations

Front of House / Office Manager

The Office Manager is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to the whole Open Cosmos team in a professional, efficient and confidential manner. Duties also include organising social events.

Operations

Front of House / Executive Assistant

The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for providing administrative support to senior OC team members in a professional, efficient and confidential manner. Duties are highly confidential and require broad and comprehensive knowledge of the organisation’s procedures and practices.

Engineering

Mechanical / Thermal Design and Analysis Lead Engineer

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

Engineering

Lead Satellite Assembly, Integration and Test (AIT) Engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and be responsible to define and drive AIT operations and ensure AIT operational excellence to fulfill the company needs during the production stage.

Engineering

Satellite Assembly, integration and test (AIT) engineer

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be responsible to define and drive AIT operations and AIT operational excellence to fulfill the project needs during the production stage.

Engineering

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

The successful candidate will be leading the design, execution and validation of GNC/AOCS systems for Open Cosmos’ nanosatellite missions.

Engineering

Mission Control Software Development Lead

The successful candidate will be responsible of leading the software development team to design, implement, test, validate, release and upgrade Open Cosmos’ Spacecraft Monitoring and Control Software (qbapp).

Engineering

Flight Software Operations Engineer

The successful candidate will be in charge of leading the definition of the spacecraft on-board software in its applications layer. This will include not only nominal spacecraft operations across the mission but also Fault Detection, Isolation and Recovery strategies that will automatise in-orbit spacecraft anomaly troubleshooting and resolution.

Engineering

Mission Operations Engineer

The successful candidate will be in charge of leading the preparation and execution of all mission operations that Open Cosmos will follow. The successful candidate will not only have direct responsibilities over post-launch spacecraft operations planning and execution but also will have to follow and support the qbee design team to ensure that outstanding levels of operability are met.

Engineering

Technical Project Manager

The successful candidate will be in charge of delivering Open Cosmos’ Simple O projects in time and within the project budget. You will be in charge of preparing the proposal, capturing customer requirements and planning the project execution. You will interface with customers and the mission stakeholders, Open Cosmos’ technical and commercial teams, partners and suppliers.

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