Band D £30,782-£36,459, Band E £38,318 to £45,576 (dependent on skills and experience and inclusive of annual allowance)
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) is one of Europe’s largest science research organisations. We’re trusted to support, enable and undertake pioneering projects in an amazing diversity of fields. Through world-class facilities and people, we’re driving ground-breaking advances in science and technology.
STFC is a partner organisation within UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). UKRI is a new entitythat brings together nine partnersto create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation.
STFC offers a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance. This includes 30 days’ annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas shut down, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, an exceptional defined benefit pension scheme, and social and sporting activities and societies.
About the role
STFC’s RAL Space department carries out an extensive range of world-class space research and technology development. We’ve had significant involvement in over 200 space missions and operate at the forefront of UK Space Research. Our Space Engineering and Technology Division is growing and we are looking for Space Systems Engineers to support a number of ongoing and new programmes. The exciting portfolio of programmes covers a wide range of applications from Space Instrument Systems to Space Physics, Earth Observation and Space Technology Development.
As a Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to provide technical leadership to a range of projects involving ground support, calibration and flight hardware at all stages of the space project lifecycle; from pre-project feasibility studies, through to flight operations. Depending on your particular experience, the positions will be tailored to focus on one or more of the following areas; Concurrent Design, Space Technology Road-mapping, Space Physics instrumentation and Earth Observation.
Responsibilities will include:
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent in Engineering or Physics as well as having expertise in a space related engineering discipline. For the Band D position you will have dedicated experience at all project stages, whereas for our Band E position that experience will be as a technical lead for a number of work packages.
You will be a strong communicator with the ability to cultivate collaborations with external academic and industrial partners and manage a range of projects at one time. You will be self-motivated with a proactive approach and the ability to manage multiple projects at any one time.
We would love to hear from you if you have any of the below skills and experience, but these are desirable and not essential.
These posts offer longer term professional development opportunities in Systems Engineering specialisations and Technical Programme Management, so do get in touch with us if you would like to find out more.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to include a cover letter outlining their suitability for this role.
Applications are handled by UK Shared Business Services, to apply please visit our job board at http://www.topcareer.jobs/Vacancy/irc248860_9281.aspx. Applicants who are unable to apply online should contact us by telephone on +44 (0)1793 867000.
The closing date for applications is 21st April 2019.
|Salary:||£30,782 to £45,576 dependent on skills and experience and inclusive of annual allowance|
|Placed On:||21st March 2019|
|Closes:||21st April 2019|
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