Flight Termination Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

RFA - Rocket Factory Augsburg

Flight Termination Systems Engineer (m/f/d)

RFA - Rocket Factory Augsburg

Augsburg, Germany

At Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) we have one goal: create low-cost, flexible and reliable access to space. We specialize in the creation of small launcher solutions designed for deploying satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and beyond. Together with you, we want to revolutionize space services and help enhance life on Earth. Sounds interesting? Then join our journey and be part of the team leading the New Space movement in Europe!

For temporary employment of 12 months Rocket Factory Augsburg AG in Augsburg is looking for a Flight Termination Systems Engineer (m/f/d).

A multidisciplinary engineer is required to work on flight termination systems and components, working across multiple departments to assist with architecture, system design, verification, validation and certification processes per regulatory requirements and launch operations.

Your Tasks

  • Spearhead the creation and optimization of advanced avionics and electronic systems, focusing on safety-critical applications;
  • Oversee rigorous environmental testing processes to validate system performance and durability, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and protocols;
  • Maintain stringent adherence to aerospace safety standards such as RCC-319 and RCC-324, ensuring all designs meet or exceed regulatory requirements;
  • Actively support flight safety initiatives and launch operations, providing technical guidance and ensuring comprehensive safety measures at launch sites;
  • Take charge of licensing processes and regulatory documentation, ensuring timely and accurate completion of all necessary paperwork and compliance requirements;
  • Foster a collaborative team environment, providing mentorship and guidance to junior engineers while promoting a culture of technical excellence and innovation.

Your Qualifications

  • Strong background in avionics, electronics or similar discipline;
  • Experience with the design, testing and commissioning of safety critical systems;
  • Familiarity with relevant environmental testing;
  • Experience in working with flight safety or launch sites and executing launch operations is considered advantageous;
  • Experience with RCC-319 and RCC-324 or other equivalent aerospace safety standards is considered advantageous;
  • Fluent oral and written English skills (all day-to-day activities are performed in English);
  • The ability to independently resolve facets of licensing and documentation;
  • Strong lateral thinking skills, high social intelligence, and the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a team.

We offer

  • Atmosphere: Experience life in an international & dynamic New Space start-up;
  • Flexibility: Fit your working schedule to your needs with flexible working hours;
  • Home Office: Full-time employees benefit from 1 day per week home office;
  • Health: Sweat, stretch or squat it out with WellPass, a training app which connects you to thousands of gyms and studios;
  • Paid Time Off: 30 days annual leave and special leave days;
  • RFA Family: Join our regular company and team events and become part of the RFA family;
  • Parking: Free parking for your car and your bike.

This is the perfect opportunity to take on an exciting new challenge and be part of the leading private company in the new European space race. You'll get to work with over 300 employees from more than 44 countries and have the opportunity to accelerate your professional and personal development.

Ready to make history with us?

Apply now! We're looking forward to receiving your application in German or English.

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