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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Solar Array Drive/Antenna Pointing Mechanisms

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

  • Mechanisms Design responsibility for Space Mechanisms
  • Technical lead in development programs for Space Mechanisms


Desired qualifications and skills

  • M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Mechanics
  • Technical Management skills
  • Experience with one or more;
    • Solar Array Drive or Antenna pointing Mechanisms
    • Gear design, Bearing Design, Tribology, Mechanism Performance Assessment, Kinematic, Dynamic
  • Design experience with CATIA
  • Experience with engineering tools like Mathcad, Matlab etc. for calculations, simulations and analysis of test data
  • PDM and ERP experience
  • Microsoft Office skills
  • Good English writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive attitude, Positive personality, Determined, Innovative, Collaborative, Reliable
  • The position requires a security clearance according to applicable requirements


We offer

  • Exciting work in an international Space environment
  • An open and friendly work environment
  • A safe workplace in a growing and well-established company
  • A series of off-work possibilities such as cabins, trips, equipment to borrow for free, tickets to different sport or concert events and family theme parks

Kongsberg Space Systems (part of the Division Space and Surveillance in KDA), develops products for satellites, space probes and launchers to space. KSS work closely with the largest space corporations in Europe.