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Lead Systems Engineer - Redwire Poland Business Unit

Made In Space

Made In Space

Software Engineering
Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Where dreams and reality collide and the output is, out of this world. At Redwire Space, we are a team of dreamers and doers. Where the impossible becomes possible, and every day is an opportunity to learn and get one step closer to knowing the unknown. Join us on our mission to expand humanity’s presence in space.
Redwire is opening a new office in Warsaw, Poland. With many exciting opportunities on the horizon, Redwire is eagerly looking for your curiosity, passion for space, talent, and experience to help us Build Above. You’ll not only get to work for an international space company, you will also become one of the privileged engineers that can say the hardware you help to build is actually in space!

Summary

We have a new opportunity for a Lead Systems Engineer. As the Lead Systems Engineer, you will lead the engineering testing of small mechanisms; material testing and process qualifications; and the coordination and follow-up of integration (mechanical and electrical) of flight hardware and associated functional testing. This position includes coordinating with test facilities and overseeing procurements from Polish suppliers. The position will begin in September and will report to the General Manager – Redwire Poland Business Unit.

Responsibilities

• Support technical decision-making and take the technical lead for projects’ entire life cycles, including system and subsystem technical aspects
• Translate customer technical requirements into design, development and test requirements for the various subsystems/units/items as required
• Oversee overall technical coherence amid engineering divisions, supporting the project team during technical reviews, also coordinating, and participating in, system/subsystem level functional and performance test campaigns
• Engage internal and external stakeholders on program technical requirements, to include the coordination of procurements from Polish suppliers and subcontractor management
• Provide guidance and mentorship to junior engineers and technical support staff
• Write technical reports and support overall project technical documentation
• Occasional domestic and international travel may be requested

Ideal experience

• Master’s degree in mechanical engineering
• 3-5 years’ experience as a systems engineer on mechanical projects, with experience developing space mechanisms preferred
• Experience writing technical reports and communicating technical requirements in English
• Must be fluent (verbal & written) in English and Polish

Desired skills

• Initiative – A strong sense of proactivity, solution orientation, and dynamism
• Organized- Strong organization skills to provide clear, coherent, and concise information quickly and confidently
• Performance - Pays attention to detail, accuracy and completeness while taking ownership of results. Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills such as translating theory to real world practice
• Reliability- Able to prioritize activities and effectively support multiple projects/tasks
• Teamwork - You are a team player and like to take initiative, you see problems as challenges
• Results-oriented- Motivated and determined to achieve specified outcomes and goals

Come join us

Grow with us as we innovate the next generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration!
Interested, but not sure you meet every single requirement? Research shows that men will apply to jobs when they meet only 60% of the requirements, but women and other minority groups may only apply if they're sure they meet 100%. If you were turning away because you don't meet 100%, well, we'd still like to hear from you - tell us how you're the best fit for the requirements you're sure you meet.

Disclaimer

Please bear in mind that our company is bound by ITAR regulations, restricting candidates from certain countries or holders of double nationalities.

All offers of employment at Redwire are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in Poland.

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Interested, but not sure you meet every single requirement? Research shows that men will apply to jobs when they meet only 60% of the requirements, but women and other minority groups may only apply if they're sure they meet 100%. If you were turning away because you don't meet 100%, well, we'd still like to hear from you - tell us how you're the best fit for the requirements you're sure you meet.

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