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Senior Design Engineer - Fluid System (m/f/d)

Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace

Ottobrunn, Germany · Germany · Ottobrunn, Germany
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

Your Mission

As Senior Design Engineer Fluid System you will be responsible for the design, draft and analysis of (sub-)systems of the on-board fluid system of the Spectrum rocket.

More specifically, you will:

  • Take ownership to set up, run and modify simulations to model these systems
  • Have a good understanding of all subsystems to ensure the proper interaction between all systems
  • Plan development cycles of vehicle subsystems and components from a conceptual design until TRL8
  • Define detailed requirements for fluid system components
  • Review and provide critical feedback to the CAD-Team in the implementation of designs
  • Support in the definition of future system architectures of the on-board fluid system
  • Write technical documentation and conduct (sub)system design review
  • Improve/create processes to streamline workflows where necessary
  • Travel to test sites to support system-level testing efforts on-site

Who you are and what you have

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical, aerospace, or chemical engineering (or equivalent)
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in the aerospace industry or similar
  • Practical experience in design and testing on-board cryogenic fluid system designs
  • Deep understanding of the mutual influence of on-board fluid and other vehicle and ground system
  • Flexible attitude towards highly iterative designs, especially in the early design phases
  • Adjusting self-sufficiently and quickly to a changing work environment
  • Highly organized, effective team player with high attention to detail
  • Communicating actively and openly in a constructive manner
  • Present complex issues in a clear and insightful manner
  • Can-do attitude
  • Fluent English

Nice to Have:

  • Hands-on experience with piping system assemblies or other relevant shop floor experience
  • Experience with EcosimPro/ESPSS, Python, Simulink
  • Experience with high-pressure and cryogenic piping systems


  • 30 days holiday
  • Subsidised lunch
  • Individual learning budget
  • Virtual company shares
  • Wellpass Sport Clubs membership
  • Customized company pension plan
  • Deutschland Ticket

Who we are

We are Isar Aerospace and we are at the forefront of New Space building a modern space business to enable faster, better and cheaper access to space.

Our mission is to help democratise space and use it for good in order to improve life on Earth now and for the future generations.

We are a fast-growing company aiming to provide sustainable and environmentally friendly launch solutions for small and medium-sized satellites and constellations into Low Earth Orbit. The company is privately funded by world-leading technology investors with strong commitment and support and our team is made of driven and talented people with a real passion for space innovation.

We're making rockets in a way that hasn't been done before disrupting a traditional industry. If you are up for the challenge, want to work on cutting-edge projects and be part of a team changing the world for better, come, join us and launch your career!

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