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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SOFTWARE TEST ENGINEER

We are looking for a software test engineer to join our growing team. Your task will be to add exciting new capabilities to our test suites. You will become part of a dynamic software design group, leading the development of the testing environment by making continuous improvements.

You will design, deploy and maintain automated tests within a continuous integration environment, improving and developing new test architectures to add additional capabilities.  You will validate new features and provide a lasting impact by working with the key stakeholders in the development process.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Design and development of automated test scripts and code
  • Validation of features including integration with software-in-the-loop and hardware-in-the-loop test suites
  • Deployment of tests into a continuous integration environment
  • Creation and maintenance of test infrastructure, tools, equipment and test harnesses
  • Generation and monitoring of suitable metrics to assess the level and quality of test coverage
  • Champion the software test area by proactively finding areas for improvement and driving the development of new infrastructure, tools, and best practices

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Experience developing tests and automation within a C, C++, and/or MATLAB development environment.
  • Experience with test-driven development
  • Knowledge of test methodologies, authoring test plans, development of test cases and debugging issues.
  • Proficient with script development for automation in Python or any similar language
  • Understanding and appreciation of interfacing with C based applications for embedded software targets
  • Familiarity with 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
  • Ability of working in autonomy and within a team setting to meet tight schedules
  • Resilience and ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively
  • Experience using and deploying test automation tools or build automation tools like Jenkins and TestComplete is considered a plus

Education

Bachelor or higher engineering degree in electronic engineering, aerospace, computer science or automation or other relevant areas

Language

Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.

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ACCOUNTANT

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Managing the general accounts;
  • Interfacing with the external provider of accounting services that deals with the records of the asset and liability cycle, personnel, bank cash, and other movements of the first note;
  • Managing the company's asset and liability flows;
  • Supporting the preparation of the balance sheet with related documents;
  • Managing accounting, administrative and tax issues;
  • Verifying accounting, tax and administrative compliance;
  • Managing relations with other departments and corporate offices.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Two years of professional accounting experience in the industrial sector with an equivalent position;
  • Professional knowledge of VAT administration, the income tax consolidation act, and proficiency with the main IT systems/office packages.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills

Education

  • Bachelor of Economic or related subjects

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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LEAD SYSTEM ENGINEER

Job Description

Lead the system engineering team for one or more projects within D-Orbit engineering team. Carry out the system-related activities on D-Orbit spacecraft, following the whole subsystem lifecycle. Design and develop the subsystem, coordinating with designers and developers of all areas of the engineering and manufacturing teams. Manage technical data exchanges with suppliers. Follow prototyping and engineering activities up to subsystem qualification. Take part in AIV of flight model and support operations from mission setup to in-flight system testing and maintenance.

Tasks And Responsibilities

The duties of a spacecraft system engineer during the entire duration of a mission typically include:

  • Defining top level design and requirements, starting from mission and payload requirements;
  • Designing and verifying detailed system and operation, in coordination with the rest of the spacecraft subsystems;
  • Leading subsystem and software specifications and development;
  • Defining system operations and support to in-flight operations during launch and early orbital phase (LEOP);
  • Leading the project technical team;
  • Acting as a technical interface with customers, program managers, and the commercial team;
  • Acting as an interface with the CTO for technology acquisition and development implementation;
  • Compiling and editing technical documents;
  • Managing system budget and team schedule.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Knowledge of system engineering;
  • Knowledge of orbital mechanics, and system-level knowledge of all spacecraft subsystems;
  • At least two years of working experience;
  • Having supported at least one flown mission as part of the system engineering team;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Proven leadership capabilities and strong charisma;
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in team.

Education

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in Aerospace Engineering.

Language

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

Job Description

A lot of activities that are straightforward in other fields can be tricky in the aerospace industry. One of these activities is the selection, management, and procurement of components and parts. Electrical components have special features to work in space, so their procurement can take a lot of months and their cost can be up to 100 times the cost of a similar, standard device. To optimize this activity, we are looking for a components engineer that will be the main interface between the designers and the manufacturing team.

You will become part of the design team as component expert, and you’ll have the chance to study in depth the technical characteristics of the components. Your expertise in components will support the designers when preparing analysis like part stress analysis and worst-case analysis.

In this dynamic position, you will interface with lots of people both within the company, and among the biggest international suppliers of aerospace components.

Tasks And Responsibilities

  • Select components on the basis of designers’ requirements, procurement data like cost and delivery time, the population of the company part list, the selection of tools to best manage the part list, and the interaction between part list, electric CAD and warehouse management.

Additional duties may be assigned, as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Good knowledge of electrical components and components characteristics;
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical components;
  • Ability of working in autonomy; • 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;
  • Knowledge of electronics design software, preferably Altium (not mandatory)

Education

Bachelor or higher engineering degree, preferably electronic engineering.

Language

Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.Knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

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TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM ENGINEER 

Job Description

We are looking for a telecommunication system engineer to:

  • Carry out the COM related activities on D-Orbit spacecraft, following the whole subsystem lifecycle.
  • Design and develop the subsystem, coordinating with system engineering.
  • Manage technical data exchanges with suppliers.
  • Overview prototyping and engineering activities up to subsystem qualification.
  • Participate in AIV of flight model and support operations from mission setup to in-flight COM testing and maintenance.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of a COM System Engineer on a spacecraft during the entire duration of a mission typically include:

  • Top-level design and requirements definition, starting from mission and payload requirements,
  • Detailed COM system and operation design and verification, coordinating with the rest of the spacecraft system and subsystems,
  • Subsystem modules (TRX, antennas, harness, etc.) definition and procurement. Activities might include design, prototyping, testing and manufacturing of in-house developed hardware or technical support to selection, procurement and acceptance of third party supplied items,
  • LEOP and commissioning of COM subsystem,
  • Authoring of Technical documents,
  • Managing Link budget,
  • Executing RF finite-element pattern analysis.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Knowledge of system engineering basics;
  • Proficient in MATLAB / Simulink signal processing toolbox;
  • Knowledge of network protocols like TCP/IP and A/D RF modulation techniques;
  • Confidence in drafting and handling link budgets;
  • Knowledge of wireless communication and signal processing;
  • Knowledge of antenna design;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in team and individually;
  • Knowledge of software-defined radios (SDR) technologies and GNU Radio toolkit is an asset;
  • Hands-on experience (like as radio-amateur) would be valued;
  • Proficiency in usage of ANSYS HFSS finite-element simulator is a strong asset;
  • Knowledge of ECSS standard like the E-ST-50 series is an asset;
  • Knowledge of embedded software is also considered important.

Education

  • Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent,) preferably in Telecommunication or Electronic Engineering.

Language

  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory;
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PROCUREMENT MANAGER

Job Description

Purchase goods or services for D-Orbit to use or sell. Ensure employer obtains quality products for competitive prices in a timely fashion. Play an integral role in ensuring the company sticks to budgets and operates profitably.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with key company employees to determine their product and service needs
  • Monitor business trends and product availability to pay the best price for company goods and services without sacrificing quality or delivery times
  • Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best prices for company
  • Identify and researches potential new suppliers
  • Research new products and services to meet company's goals
  • Assess total costs of company purchases
  • Develop and implement strategies for procuring, storing, and distributing goods or services and maintaining stock levels
  • Oversee a team of purchasing agents
  • Report to the Head of Procurement
Qualifications and Requirements
  • People Person
  • Good at Networking
  • Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Superior Organizational Skills
  • Good Business Instincts
  • Mathematics Skills
  • Good Negotiator
  • Financial Analysis Skills
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management Procedures
  • Logistics Skills
  • Preferred knowledge of Supply Management Software (Database Management, Inventory Management, Financial Analysis, Point of Sale, Procurement, Project Management, and Enterprise Resource Planning, and General Office Programs)
  • Preferred specialized Industry Knowledge
  • Experience as a Procurement Clerk or Junior Buyer

Education

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Economics, Applied Science, or a Related Field
Language
  • Full professional proficiency of English language is mandatory.
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PROJECT MANAGER

Job Description

We are looking for a project manager to be integrated in D-Orbit PM team. This position offers you the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment inside one of the fastest growing companies of 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.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties (whenever applicable) for the flawless execution of projects;
  • Ensure that the projects are delivered on time, within 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 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 Aerospace Engineering or Management Engineering.
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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