Development Manager for Optical Instruments

  • Development Manager for Optical Instruments

    Deadline ASAP

    For one of our customers we are currently recruiting a Development Manager for Optical Instruments for their location in the south of Germany.

Job overview

The location of this job is on our clients site near Munich. This site is primarily responsible for manufacturing space propulsion systems and satellite subsystems for telecommunications, navigation and Earth observation, for example satellite attitude control systems and solar arrays.

For one of our customers we are currently recruiting a Development Manager for Optical Instruments for their location in the south of Germany.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • The transnational optical instruments team develops and manufactures state-of-the-art spaceborne cameras, spectrometers, science payloads and lidars for scientific as well as operational applications;
  • Elaborate and maintain the optical instrument project development plan;
  • Ensure a pro-actively adaptation of the development activities, including re-arrangement of the development logic or activities, to maintain the instrument on-time delivery in spite of development issues;
  • Maintain the coherency between the suppliers contracts and the instrument development plan and schedule;
  • Maintain the instrument project schedule;
  • Maintain the TRL (Technology Readiness Level) overview of the instrument design, and ensures the coherency of the technology development plan (including at suppliers).

Requirements

  • At least a Master degree in mathematics, physics, Electrical engineering or Optical engineering;
  • At least over 5 years of relevant work experience in Aerospace;
  • Experience in space projects or industrial projects is desired;
  • Project management background is required;
  • Awareness of appropriate standards for space, ESA, ECSS, DSCC, MIL, etc. is needed;
  • English fluent;
  • German is a plus;
  • Communication skills;
  • Ability to work in cross-functional team;
  • Strong drive and self-motivation;
  • Ability to work on own initiative;
  • Facilitation Conflicts Management.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.