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Instrument Systems Engineer

40 hours per week
Reference: 63125
Date: 2024-02-16
Calin-Ciprian Pop
Senior Sales Consultant
Foreign Engineering
Soenenspark 44a/101, 9051 Sint-Denijs-Westrem
  • You'll not only get to work in a well-known space company offering flexibility, work-life balance, and an open and friendly working environment, but you will also become one of the privileged engineers that can say some of the hardware they helped built is actually orbiting Earth.
  • Motivating salary package.


As an Instrument Systems engineer you will support the development of an instrument subsystem over the entire lifecycle of an overall space instrument project.

You will be part of the development team of a device such as a 3D bioprinter, a thermodynamical instrument, and/or equivalent projects for operation on board the International Space Station amongst others.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Translate the higher-level technical requirements into design and development requirements.
  • Follow the design and development process and interact with all technical disciplines (mechanical, thermal, electronic, software...).
  • Support the overall technical coherence of the project.
  • Plan and execute system/subsystem level functional and performance test campaigns.
  • Perform first-order system/subsystem level assessments/analysis.
  • Assist in the technical budget management.
  • Support technical decision making.
  • Write the related technical reports and support overall coherence of the project technical documentation.


Our client is developing capabilities that are vital for people to live and work in space such as microgravity payloads, platforms, in-space manufacturing and biotech facilities.

For their Belgian branch they are looking for an Instrument Systems Engineer.


  • Masters' degree in Engineering, Physics, or equivalent field.
  • Knowledge about development of (space) scientific instruments is an asset.
  • Experience in writing technical reports.
  • Technical communication skills.
  • Hands-on problem solving skills.
  • Strong organisation and planning skills.
  • Willingness to travel regularly.

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