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About the role

Our Mission - to fly to space twice in a day. This is a substantial, complex project and we are looking for someone with strong technical experience and a track record of exceeding expectations. What you will do:

  • Systems engineering on mission and system level including system product breakdown, and system sizing
  • Work closely with the project manager, system and sub-system owners, design engineers and operations
  • Use, improve and implement mission analysis tools
  • Author, review and maintain technical documentation
  • Collaborate with domain experts
  • Define and manage requirements
  • Define system interfaces and co-ordinate system and sub-system collaborations
  • Co-ordinate system assembly, integration, and verification
  • Support the flow of information from design through simulation and into final system verification, and mission flight. Requirements What you will bring:
  • An advanced qualification in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or similar
  • At least 4 years of experience in Systems Engineering, or engineering on a vehicle or platform with a variety of systems.
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Great communication skills
  • Great knowledge of varied engineering disciplines
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Dawn Aerospace is open for

  • People for
    Engineering
  • Interested to work in
    Christchurch
  • Who specialize in
    Mechanical Engineering
  • And have following skills
    Project Management
  • We are looking to fill a
    Full-time position
  • For talents with seniority
    Mid-level
  • With a capacity of
    40 hours per week
  • And we are happy to pay
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The story

Dawn Aerospace was founded to redefine near-space transportation. Redefine how we deliver assets to space, position satellites on orbit, and return things down to Earth to enable the vibrant and circular space economy of the future.
There are

51 – 200

employees in the company

Offices

Headquartered in New Zealand and the Netherlands, Dawn Aerospace is building same-day reusable launch vehicles and non-toxic satellite propulsion systems.
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  • Netherlands flagDelft
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The company has achieved a series of significant milestones in the past 12 months, including launching 15 propulsion units to space from Europe, the USA, and Russia, and completing the successful first flights of the suborbital spaceplane, the Dawn Mk-II Aurora.

Dawn Aerospace is open for

  • People for
    Engineering
  • Interested to work in
    Christchurch
  • Who specialize in
    Mechanical Engineering
  • And have following skills
    Project Management
  • We are looking to fill a
    Full-time position
  • For talents with seniority
    Mid-level
  • With a capacity of
    40 hours per week
  • And we are happy to pay
    Get the app to see