CAREERS

D-Orbit is a service provider for the traditional and new space sectors, with capabilities in satellite manufacturing, launch, deployment, satellite operations, end-of-life strategies and solutions, space propulsion and related critical software. Its products and services cover the entire lifecycle of a space mission, including mission analysis and design, engineering, manufacturing, integration, testing, launch, and end-of-life decommissioning.


InOrbit NOW is the first SmallSat launch and deployment service in the market that can deliver up to 16 CubeSats to orbit and release them individually into distinct orbital slots.


The service guarantees a wider separation between CubeSats, enabling a faster signal acquisition and a stable collision-free formation that is essential for spacecraft with no independent propulsion.


Committed to pursuing business models that are profitable, friendly for the environment, and socially beneficial, D-Orbit is the first certified B-Corp space company in the world.


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FLIGHT SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Job Description

We are looking for a software developer of embedded flight software. This job is your opportunity to work in the most exciting and fast growing high tech industry. You will be involved in the whole development lifecycle of flight software, from blank paper to code deployment and testing on flight hardware. You will also be involved in supporting the spacecraft operations team during the execution of space missions..

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding, debugging and integration with the hardware.;

Qualifications and Requirements

  • University degree in computer science, electronic, or software engineering, possibly with focus on embedded software development;
  • At least one year of experience in embedded software development;
  • Professional experience in C and C++ programming for embedded applications;
  • Familiarity with Linux operating system and scripting;
  • Knowledge of operating systems such as RTEMS or FreeRTOS is valued;
  • Experience with low-power microcontrollers, MCU and microprocessors, preferably ATMega, AVR32 and Cortex;
  • Knowledge of communication protocol like I2C, SPI, CAN bus, USART;
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications;
  • Familiarity with AGILE software development methodology and release processes;
  • Familiarity with GIT versioning system;
  • 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;
  •  Culturally sensitive.
  • Professional experience in CubeSat, Nanosatellite, Microsatellite software development will be particularly appreciated;
  • Automotive embedded software development and Linux-based distributed operating system will constitute a plus.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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SENIOR HARDWARE ENGINEER

Job Description

We are looking for a senior hardware engineer. You will work on cutting edge space technology as part of an exciting team that will challenge your creativity and technical skills. Your tasks will include design, engineering, and testing of circuit board, FGPA, and equipment. You will also develop early prototypes based on given specifications, test the prototype, and support the production screen testing.

Responsibilities

  • Hardware and FPGA design, engineering and testing;
  • Design of circuit boards, FGPA and equipment featuring analog electronics, power, digital and microprocessors (mixed signal);
  • Development of early prototypes and their implementation based on the production documentation, prototype testing and assembly, design of testing procedures for the prototypes and support in the production screen testing.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least seven years of experience in hardware development;
  • Confidence and proven experience in digital hardware design and FPGA firmware programming;
  • Experience in supply management and PCB layout review;
  • Experience in design-to-manufacture;
  • Capability of working in autonomy and managing small teams;
  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast paced environment;
  • Ability to work in a team setting to meet tight schedules;
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in safety-critical, high-reliability, high-availability hardware design;
  • Experience in space (ECSS-standard) and/or avionics hardware design;
  • Experience in automotive and medical applications;
  • Experience in electromechanical motor drives;
  • Experience in using PDM/PLM tools.

Education

  • Engineering degree, preferably Electronic Engineering.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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SALES ENGINEER

Job Description

We are looking for a sales engineer. You will provide support to the sales team, identifying new leads, analyzing clients’ needs and requirements, and providing feedback to the technical team about desired features, and to the sales and marketing team about how to improve product communication. You will also be in contact with customers, negotiating contractual terms and conditions to meet company and customer’s needs. Finally, you will prepare internal reports and prepare support material for the sales team.

Responsibilities

  • Support the sales team in the following areas:
  • Search for new clients;
  • Analyze clients’ needs and requirements and report them to the rest of the Sales and Marketing team as well as to the Technical Team;
  • Manage clients’ relationships;
  • Persuade clients that our products or services best satisfy their needs in terms of quality, price and delivery;
  • Prepare offers and proposal;
  • Negotiate, tender, and contract terms and conditions to meet clients’ and company’s needs;
  • Organize and carry out product training;
  • Analyze costs and sales;
  • Prepare reports for the head of the office and update customer records;
  • Meet regular sales targets and coordinate sales projects;
  • Liaise with other members of the sales team and other technical experts;
  • Produce support material for other members of the sales team.

Education and Background

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a technology-related degree.
  • Studying/working/personal experiences abroad are an asset.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
  • Proficiency in one or more additional languages is an asset.

Candidate Profile

Our ideal candidate is open-minded and accustomed to operating in a multicultural environment. Flexible and eager to learn, she or he has a clear predisposition to listen to other people and to be convivial in every condition.  A solid technical background, quick thinking, and problem-solving skills, combined with good communication skills are also necessary. He or she shall be ready to develop sound judgment skills and business sense.

D-Orbit is a small and highly innovative company, based strongly on teamwork and interpersonal relationships between team members, where resilience and persistency are fundamental values. The ideal candidate shall be coherent with this philosophy.

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MECHANICAL ENGINEER

Job Description

We are looking for a mechanical engineer. You will work on cutting edge space technology as part of an exciting team that will challenge your creativity and technical skills. Your tasks will include design, prototyping, manufacturing, and testing of equipment, mechanisms, and structures. The environment is highly dynamic, so you have the opportunity to quickly acquire new skills and take over new responsibilities.

Responsibilities

  • Design of equipment, mechanism and structures from the drawing board to manufacturing and testing;
  • The main skills required are mechanical design and engineering.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • At least two years of experience in mechanical design;
  • Knowledge in FEM analysis;
  • Knowledge in design for additive manufacturing is highly appreciated;
  • Knowledge of PTC CREO software is highly appreciated;
  • Knowledge of MSC Nastran software suite is highly appreciated;
  • Knowledge in design for composite materials;
  • Knowledge in design for additive manufacturing is highly appreciated;
  • Experience in using PDM/PLM tools is valued;
  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work in a team setting and meet tight schedules;
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively;
  • Culturally sensitive.

Education

  • University Level, preferably Mechanical or Aerospace engineering.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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MARKET INTELLIGENCE AND PROGRAMS ANALYST – Internship

Job Description

We are looking for a marketing intelligence expert that will perform market research studies in support of the business development manager. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, in one of the fastest growing high tech industry. Your job will require you to research, identify, and evaluate new business opportunities, suggest product improvements, identify competitors, and forecast markets. You will also draft, edit, and deliver business plans on use cases identified by the management.

Responsibilities

  • Support the Business Development Manager in the following areas:
    • Conduct market research studies, and perform related development and analyses involving price, trends, and market development potential with particular emphasis on new applications.
    • Identify, quantify, and make recommendations about market price, customer delivery requirements, quality, and other factors involving products & services related to business cases identified by the manager.
    • Identify and evaluate new business opportunities and product improvements.
    • Develop profiles of key and potential competitors, forecasting markets, business volume, and market share for new applications.
    • Draft, edit, layout and deliver business plan on specific cases identified by the manager.
  • Support the Program Manager in the following areas:
    • Produce tools in Excel and Microsoft Project to support current and future Project Management Activities;
    • Collect relevant information from Company stakeholders to fill in ESA PSS-A Forms Templates and structured information collection and storage;
    • Suggest relevant Program Management Key Performance Indicator for specific Company monitoring needs.

Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to communicate and summarize technical concepts clearly and effectively through reports and relevant documents;
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in team and individually;
  • Good Knowledge of software tools for PM support like Microsoft Project;
  • Proficient in Microsoft office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Ability of accessing and manage off-line and on-line databases for information gathering and collection.

Education

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) preferably in Management Engineering or Business Economics.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.

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LEAD FLIGHT SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Job Description

We are looking for a lead software developer to manage the development of embedded flight software. You will be the main responsible for software design, development and testing. While your job will have a major hands-on component, with a lot of coding and debugging, you will also be required to coordinate the activities of other software developers throughout the software development lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the application lifecycle, focusing on coding, debugging and integration with the hardware;
  • Coordination of other software developers, working in tight coordination with the system engineers to deliver a software product up to expectations.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • University degree in computer science, electronic or software engineering, possibly with focus on embedded software development;
  • At least three years of experience in embedded software development;
  • Professional experience in C and C++ programming for embedded applications;
  • Familiarity with the Linux operating system and scripting;
  • Knowledge of operating systems such as RTEMS or FreeRTOS is valued;
  • Experience with low-power microcontrollers, MCU and microprocessors, preferably ATMega, AVR32, and Cortex;
  • Knowledge of communication protocol like as I2C, SPI, CAN bus, USART;
  • Ability to document requirements and specifications;
  • Familiarity with Unified Modeling Language (UML), and ability to represent software architectures with UML notation;
  • Familiarity with AGILE software development methodology and release processes;
  • Familiarity with GIT versioning system;
  • Experience with test-driven development;
  • Capability of working in autonomy and managing small teams;
  • 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;
  • Culturally sensitive;
  • Professional experience in CubeSat, Nanosatellite, Microsatellite software development will be particularly appreciated;
  • Automotive embedded software development and Linux-based distributed operating system will constitute a plus.

Language

Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.

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HIGH-SPEED CAMERA OPERATOR – Internship

Job Description

We are looking for a high-speed camera operator. Your main tasks will be operating high-speed camera equipment and provide the needed maintenance. Your profile will also include IT support in managing email, antivirus, NAS, and VoIP systems. The job requires transfers in Italy and abroad.

Responsibilities

  • Support the High-Speed Camera operator in the following areas:
    • Perform maintenance of High Speed Cameras to ensure quality and performance;
    • Operate High-frequency video camera in technical and commercial photography;
    • Transfers in Italy and abroad.
  • IT support in the following areas:
    • Management of mail, antivirus, NAS, and VoIP systems.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Solid computer skills, covering email server management, database management, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, and so on;
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and interest in Information Technology;
  • Interest in photography and video;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Attitude to work both alone and in a team.

Education

  • Bachelor of Computer Science/Engineering.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.

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CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Job Description

We are looking for a chief accountant. Your main task will be to coordinate the accounting operations of the Italian, Portuguese, and American headquarters of the company. You will update the cash flow forecasting in collaboration with procurement and program managers, and coordinate the preparation of the annual financial statements. You will also contribute, in collaboration with the CFO, to streamline the internal procedures and scale up the ERP infrastructures for growth.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Accounting operations of the Italian Headquarter and the foreign subsidiaries
  • Liaise the Administrative, Fiscal, Audit and Payroll consultants and suppliers;
  • Ensure proper management of accounting and related tasks for both Grants and Commercial Sales;
  • Update cash flow forecasting, working closely with Procurement and Program Managers;
  • Lead the preparation of the Annual Financial Statements;
  • Support the CFO in developing internal state-of-the-art procedures for growth;
  • Cooperate with the internal Team in charge of selecting, purchasing and implementing new ERP solutions.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Professional knowledge of accounting. Experience with IFRS is a plus;
  • At least one previous direct experience in implementing a major ERP;
  • Familiar with accounting of complex projects and stock records;
  • Professional experience with one of the major ERP is highly regarded.

Education and Background

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting;
  • At least five years of experience in finance and management accounting;
  • Experience in a scale-up company or industrial, export-oriented business.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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ASSISTANT AND OFFICE SUPPORT

Job Description

We are looking for an administrative assistant for our Italian headquarter. You will have the opportunity to work with a team of smart and highly motivated engineers, and give your contribution to the development of cutting edge technology. Your tasks will include handling incoming phone calls and emails, organize travels for the staff, updating the agenda, preparing meeting room, and perform all the administrative tasks required for a proper functioning of the division.

Responsibilities

  • Manage reception desk;
  • Reply, filter, and forward phone calls;
  • Organize travels (book hotels, airplane, ground transportation, and so on);
  • Prepare meeting rooms, setting up audio-video equipment, videoconferencing tools, and so on;
  • Sort incoming mail;
  • Assist the team and perform all tasks required for a proper functioning of the division;
  • Lay out and file business-related documents.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience in fulfilling this role;
  • Good knowledge of Windows operating system and Microsoft Office;
  • Communication and organizational skills, precision and flexibility;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Attitude to work in a team.

Education

  • Diploma and/or University degree, preferably Accounting diploma or Bachelor of Economics degree.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Tell your story: who you are, where you come from, where do you want to go;
  • Talk about your professional and personal experience (hobbies, sport, readings, etc.);
  • Tell us what you can offer to D-Orbit;
  • Let us know your professional expectations.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are always interested in new talent, so we want to hear from you. Ready for a job you’ll love? Apply to D-Orbit by filling out this form, and provide us a link to a five-minute (max) video to explain:

  • Your story: who you are, where you come from, where do you want to go;
  • Your professional and personal experience (hobbies, sport, readings, etc.)
  • What you can offer to D-Orbit;
  • Your professional expectations.

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