Published: 09.05.2022

REF 22/05/C-MA: Spaceplane Systems Engineer

To support the fast and low-cost implementation of the Aurora project, we are looking for excellent spaceplane engineers. The position offered here contributes to overall vehicle and mission design on system level, especially for new/extended mission scenarios with modified vehicle configurations.

We are looking for highly motivated, flexible and resilient applicants with a strong background in designing of high-speed aerospace vehicles, space launchers and/or reentry vehicles.

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

Job Description

  • Perform overall system design and analysis activities
  • Main focus on system-level trajectory simulation/optimization for different mission scenarios, guidance & control, aerodynamics/aerothermodynamics analysis
  • Support definition/investigation of vehicle operation concepts, air traffic management, airport/spaceport operation & mission logistics
  • Support vehicle design modifications for special mission/application scenarios
  • Documentation
  • Potential team leader function (depending on work experience)


  • Degree in aerospace engineering or similar
  • Broad technical knowledge background with focus preferably in the areas of flight/orbital mechanics, trajectory simulation, guidance & control, high-speed/reentry aerodynamics/aerothermodynamics
  • Solid work experience in system-level design & assessment of high-speed vehicles, launch vehicles, reentry vehicles or similar
  • Application experience with CAD & CFD software is an advantage
  • Good programming skills
  • Project management experience is an advantage
  • Very good analytical thinking capabilities
  • German & English language skills
  • Proactive thinking, high level of motivation, flexibility, resilience & teamwork capability

Your Benefits

  • The chance to become part of the spaceflight revolution
  • The chance to become part of a highly motivated and agile startup team
  • An international and diverse working atmosphere
  • Competitive salary

Start, Location & Contact

  • Contract: full time
  • Start of contract: Immediately
  • Work location: Bremen, Germany
  • Contact: please send applications & requests/questions to: career@polaris-rfz.de
  • Contact via phone: +49 (0)421 2208 123