Mission Analysis & Flight Dynamics Studies Engineer

CDI Par Airbus
  • Toulouse
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  • Ingénierie / Gestion de production
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Mission Analysis & Flight Dynamics Studies Engineer

Mission Analysis & Flight Dynamics Studies Engineer

Airbus Defence & Space Toulouse (ex Astrium SL)

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe's number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.

Airbus Group is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2015, the Group - comprising Airbus, Airbus Defence and Space and Airbus Helicopters - generated revenues of € 64.5 billion and employed a workforce of around 136,600.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A vacancy for a Mission Analysis & Flight Dynamics Studies Engineer (m/f) has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Toulouse.
The successful applicant will join the AOCS/GNC & Flight Dynamics Development department.

As the study engineer, you will be involved in Mission Analysis and Flight Dynamics studies for satellite and space projects in the development phase, for various applicative domains like Earth Observation (e.g. Spot 6/7 and Perusat programmes, etc.), Geostationary satellites or constellations (e.g. Measat 3B, DTV15, Eutelsat 172B, etc.).
Tasks & accountabilities

You will conduct Mission Analysis and Flight Dynamic activities for programmes in the development phase and will therefore be in charge of the following activities:

·  Orbit dynamic analysis: analysing and selecting orbits according to mission needs, predicting trajectories, strategizing injections and transfers and trading off and optimising manoeuvers,
·  Flight dynamics ground software development: participating with the continuous improvement of in-house flight dynamic tools, manoeuver computation and orbit restitution modules, defining the customisation and automation framework for Graphical User Interfaces and interfacing with satellite control centre operations,
·  As the Flight Dynamics specialist, participating with the Launch and Early Operation phases and providing functional expertise support for satellite end-of-life re-orbit operations.

This role will involve some travel for business (twice a year in Europe) and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

·  Educated to an Engineer diploma or a Master's degree level (or equivalent),
·  1st experience (internship, project...) in flight dynamics and/or AOCS and/or GNC and/or Flight Control systems engineering,
·  Good knowledge of Space orbital mechanics,
·  Ideally, knowledge of automatic control, Matlab Simulink and software development,
·  Team spirit,
·  Sense of commitment,
·  Well organised,
·  A negotiation level of French and English is expected.

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