In-Space has a fun and dedicated team who value hard work, a positive attitude and solution-focused thinking.

We welcome applicants who will embrace their role and the flexibility required when working in a small company, and we reward dedication and results with a flexible environment to allow employees to flourish while meeting other requirements they may have in their lives.

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Current Vacancies

Salary £45 -£65K depending on skills and experience

As a DSP (Design Signal Processing) Engineer, you will need experience in definition and practical implementation of DSP algorithms running on embedded hardware platforms which are resource constrained. Some systems level experience is needed to derive and manage specific requirements and a pragmatic approaches to resolving technical issues is required.

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to take responsibility for a range of activities from technical studies, detailed design, development and test. They will be comfortable working with other technical specialists to deliver a wide range of projects to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. The successful individual will enjoy working as part of a team, is willing to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

The role requires experience in designing, developing, building and testing RF systems with a particular emphasis on software defined radios (programmable software and logic) and signal processing, and a proven ability to manage risks and take pragmatic approaches to resolving technical issues.

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AIT Engineer

Salary £30k-£50k Depending on skills and experience

As an AIT (Assembly, Integration and Test) Engineer, you will be involved with the design, build and test activities for our satellite projects.

Responsibilities will include:
• Working within project team to plan testing and create procedures for subsystem and satellite level functional and environmental testing
• Working with systems to ensure requirements are managed appropriately
• Working with operations to ensure correct methods and software tools are applied
• Definition of test equipment and test configurations required for AIT and EVT activities
• Subsystem and full spacecraft integration and assembly;
• Interfacing with suppliers and managing supplier delivery;
• Ensuring safe handling and configuration control of spacecraft
• Designing, building and testing test, development and flight spacecraft harnesses;
• Performing functional, electrical, mechanical and environmental tests at subsystem and spacecraft level;
• Working with project teams to support mission/service delivery;
• Supporting import and export regulatory activities for equipment and spacecraft;
• Collaboration with project managers to provide inputs to schedules; risk management plans; budget management and other project artefacts as required;
• Supporting spacecraft operations.

You will report into the Head of Spacecraft Production and your work will be prioritised in discussion with them.

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Salary £40 – £60K per annum 

As a Systems Engineer, you will be happy to work on a range of activities from technical studies to small spacecraft systems and subsystems. You will be comfortable working as part of a team to deliver projects to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. You will enjoy working as part of a team, be willing to flex priorities to support others where necessary and be comfortable with a fast-paced environment. You will take pride in your work, and be able to present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

The role requires some knowledge and experience of designing, developing, building or operating small spacecraft, a willingness to learn and the ability to work with others to identify and resolve technical issues. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience.

While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in project delivery, the role may require some bid support and other reasonable responsibilities as required by the business. You will be actively encouraged to maintain a current interest in space industry developments and are expected to pro-actively identify business/technology promotion opportunities.

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Salary £30 – £38K per dependent on skills and experience 

We are currently seeking a Mechanical CAD Designer to join our rapidly expanding team working on microsatellites weighing 40-150kg. The role will include the mechanical CAD design tasks involved in the development and launch of satellite missions, working in project teams to ensure the structural design and spacecraft layout meets mission needs.

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to work on a range of activities from technical studies to small spacecraft systems and subsystems.

The role requires in depth knowledge and experience of using a 3D CAD package (preferably Solidworks) for the design and development of satellite structures and supporting equipment from concept level to detailed design and build.

You will be working as part of a motivated, supportive, highly capable multidisciplinary team, to deliver projects within time and budget. You will have a willingness to learn, and the ability to work with others to identify and resolve technical issues. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience.

The successful individual will be able to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. The role will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.
While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in project delivery, the role will also require some bid support and other reasonable responsibilities as required by the business. You will be actively encouraged to maintain a current interest in space industry developments and are expected to pro-actively identify business/technology promotion opportunities.

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Salary £45 – £75K per annum 

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to take responsibility for delivering a wide range of projects to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. The successful individual will enjoy working as part of a team, is willing to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.
The role requires experience in delivering technical projects and someone who understands the decisions and trade-offs which must be made to ensure successful delivery. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience
While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in Technical Project Management and bid management, the role may require some business change management, project management consulting and other reasonable responsibilities in-line with your capabilities and experience as required by the business.

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Salary £45 -£65K depending on skills and experience

As an RF Systems Engineer, you will have experience in systems level definition and management of RF systems from definition and design phase through to delivery and test, with a proven ability to manage risks and take pragmatic approaches to resolving technical issues.

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to take responsibility for a range of activities from technical studies, detailed design, development and test. They will be comfortable working with other technical specialists to deliver a wide range of projects to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. The successful individual will enjoy working as part of a team, is willing to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

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Salary £40 – £55K per annum 

As a Service Delivery Manager your role will include managing the delivery of service contracts to meet customer SLAs, to budget and quality standards. You will act as the customer’s single point of contact for the service delivery, manage internal resources, ultimately reporting into the COO and liaising with managed service management.

The successful candidate will be comfortable working as part of a team to deliver services to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. They will be willing to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and will be comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

You will work closely with the operations team and support activities in the following areas:
– Act as the customer advocate in internal discussions, representing the customer’s interests and point-of-view
– Customer communications, escalations and coordination of resource for major incidents and other service issues, pulling in additional resources when needed e.g. specialist teams or people
– Prioritisation of problems and coordination of investigation and resolution activities
– Management of service subcontractors and third parties to ensure they are delivering to agreed contractual service levels and quality, ensuring SLA commitments are commercially backed off
– Service delivery review meetings with customers and internal management reporting
– Identification and implementation of service improvement activities with support of service architect, customer and operations team
– Design, estimation, approval and implementation of Change Requests to the service
– Communication and transition management of changes to ensure awareness and preparedness of all stakeholders
– Identification of opportunities for the sale of additional services and work with account management to secure sales
– Assist the pre-sales and commercial teams in bid work for on new / renewal of SLA Agreements
– Assist with the collection of customer satisfaction data, achieve a high level of customer satisfaction, production of and enactment of recovery action plans if service delivery is not meeting expectations
– Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and client staff
– Monitor service performance and management of services against contracted Service Level Agreement metrics and agreed KPIs
– Ensure the financial health of the services, manage revenues and costs within agreed budgets and forecasts
– Ensure effective communication with customers and across organisational boundaries – from engineers through to senior managers
– Ensure the operations team are aware of the scope of support services to be provided and have the required information in their possession
– Promote customer new / changed requirements to technical authorities, pre-sales, service architect and product manager for consideration for inclusion in product roadmaps

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Salary £30 -£60K depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Ground Segment Engineer due to the rapid growth of our organisation.

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to learn quickly, and assume responsibility for their work. They will be comfortable working with other technical specialists to develop, deliver and maintain a wide range of ground segment solutions and services to a variety of different space missions. The successful individual will enjoy working as part of a team, is willing to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and is comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

The role requires some knowledge and experience of computer hardware and networks, and a proven capability for coding/scripting. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience.

While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in ground segment delivery, the role may require some bid support and other reasonable responsibilities as required by the business. You will be actively encouraged to maintain a current interest in space industry developments.

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Salary £50 – £65K per annum 

As an Electronics Engineer, your role will include working on a range of activities from technical studies, detailed design, development and test through to wider spacecraft support. You will be comfortable working as part of a team to deliver projects to a variety of customers including institutional, academic and commercial organisations. You will be willing to flex your priorities to support others where necessary and be comfortable with a fast-paced environment. It will require someone who takes pride in their work, and can present a professional face to clients, suppliers and partners.

The role requires some knowledge and experience of designing, developing, building and testing electronic systems, a willingness to learn and the ability to identify and resolve technical issues. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience.

While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in project delivery, the role may require some bid support and other reasonable responsibilities as required by the business. You will be actively encouraged to maintain a current interest in space industry developments and are expected to pro-actively identify business/technology promotion opportunities.

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Salary £45 -£55K depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing team

This is an exciting role which will suit an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who is happy to take responsibility for a range of activities from design and development to testing of software.

The main responsibilities will be the development of payload applications for spacecraft operations and the development of attitude and orientation control software for spacecraft. Additional responsibilities will include automating testing and simulation scenarios, and code review and management. The applicant need not have prior knowledge of either spacecraft systems or RF theory, but will need to be comfortable working with other technical specialists to deliver the required software.

The role requires experience in designing, developing and testing software systems, and a proven ability to manage risks and take pragmatic approaches to resolving software issues. While the primary responsibilities of the role lie in software delivery, the role may require some understanding of algorithm development and software/systems testing and they will be actively encouraged to maintain a current interest in space industry developments. The right attitude is equally as important as background and experience. They should be willing to work as part of a team, to flex their priorities to support others where necessary and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.

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Salary £40 -£50K depending on skills and experience

We are looking for a Technical Sales Engineer with experience in the space industry to join out sales team.

As a Technical Sales Engineer, your responsibilities will include:
– Stimulating and developing leads;
– Ensuring future potential customers are aware of In-Space capabilities and services;
– Establishing and maintaining good relationships with customers;
– Understanding the customer’s needs and working with them to shape the offering so that In-Space’s capabilities can satisfy their needs;
– Being part of the bid review process and ensuring that the bid meets the customer’s requirements and budget;
– Bringing in knowledge of the industry/ market to ensure we pursue appropriate leads;
– Maintaining customer account planning to ensure customer satisfaction and retention;
– Understanding the market strategy and sales plan;
– Owning the entire sales lifecycle for your customers and ensure accurate sales data is maintained;
– Acting as the customer’s account manager and point of escalation throughout the project life cycle;
– Supporting the marketing team by attending relevant exhibitions, conferences and events

This role will require national and international travel

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