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Flight Safety Engineer (m/f/d)

Isar Aerospace

Isar Aerospace

Ottobrunn, Germany · Germany · Ottobrunn, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Your Mission

As Flight Safety Analyst you will work within the Flight Safety team and you will perform risk assessments and contribute to the development of the flight safety toolset, in the frame of the licensing process and launch operations.

More specifically, you will:

  • Conduct simulation campaigns for upcoming Spectrum missions
  • Update, optimize, and maintain the Flight Safety Tools used by the Flight Safety Team in the analysis and during the operations
  • Perform sensitivity analysis on flight safety topics to optimize the mission analysis process
  • Perform risk assessments on Flight and Ground operations
  • Coordinate with the team the different submission deadlines for the licensing application
  • Write and maintain technical documentation for the tools and licensing process

Who you are and what you have

  • Master’s degree in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, numerical methods/scientific programming or similar
  • At least 1 year of experience in launch trajectories optimization/simulations in professional, student group or academic settings
  • At least 1 year of experience in preparation 3DoF of Atmospheric/orbital flight propagation algorithms in professional, student group or academic settings
  • Proven experience in one of the following languages: MATLAB/Python/FORTRAN/C++
  • Present complex issues in a clear and insightful manner
  • Highly organized with high attention to detail
  • Effective team player adjusting self-sufficiently and quickly to a changing work environment
  • Fluent English

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with DRAMA, ASTOS, STK, OPTAX, 6DoF simulations, etc
  • Familiarity with regulations and standards such as CFR part 450 and/or FSOA(LOS), RCC 319/321/324
  • Experience with other topics like Space Debris, Re-entry
  • Experience in Ground Safety and risk assessments


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