Functional AIT Engineer

  • Functional AIT Engineer

    In this position as Functional AIT Engineer, you will be responsible for spacecraft hardware and software test campaigns.

Job overview

The location for this position is on one of the major sites of our client in Southern Germany. Our client is one of the key players in the European satellite and launcher industries. At this site around 2500 people are employed, working on space and defense projects. The space division is specialized in Earth Observation, Navigation and Science.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Functional testing with AIT for Satellite projects;
  • Development of functional test for Payload Data Chain which insolves all units on the satellite from mass-memory via the downlink system and the decryption of the data handling chain support failure analysis in case of findings;
  • Data analysis carried out in the central checkout system CCS5 using the TLC scripting language;
  • Handling the electrical ground support equipment connected to the data chain.


  • Degree in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or comparable field;
  • Experience in development projects and the creation of technical documentation;
  • First test experience in functional testing of spacecrafts would be an asset;
  • Basic knowledge of ECSS standards;
  • Basic knowledge of CCS5 standards;
  • Knowledge on spacecraft TM/TC (PUS);
  • Basic electrical background;
  • Fluent in English.

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.