Senior Ground Systems Engineer Ref# V-32561

  • South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32561

Visa sponsorship and a relocation package can be offered for this role.

Holt Executive are partnered with a global leader in Space sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Senior Ground Systems Engineer to be involved in the whole ground segment development process, from conceptual design to maintenance, playing a key role by interfacing with the Mission Systems and Operations teams.

Our partner offers hybrid working and flexible hours, and you will join a team of highly talented engineers working on cutting edge technology, in their state-of-the-art office and cleanroom facility in Oxford.

Responsibilities for the Senior Ground Systems Engineer:

  • Participate in/lead the development of ground systems including Mission Control System, Mission Planning System, Ground Stations Interface System.
  • Derive requirements for the ground segment.
  • Interface with the external suppliers’ teams acting as a Product Owner or Technical Officer and provide support to the development team during the ground segment development phase.
  • Produce and maintain project documentation to good standard including requirements, verification and validation plan, test procedures, test reports, etc.
  • Perform verification & validation of the systems with other team members.

 Skills and Experience required by the Senior Ground Systems Engineer:

  • University degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • 5+ years of industry experience in satellite ground systems engineering.
  • Good knowledge of the main components of a ground segment (for example, mission control system, mission planning system).
  • Good knowledge of Requirements Engineering, system integration, verification and validation.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Relocation package and visa sponsorship (if applicable)
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days)
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare

 If your skills and experience match this Senior Ground Systems Engineer  opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to 

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