REF 11/02/21/A-MA

Systems Engineer for Winged Space Launcher and Hypersonic Vehicles

Published: 11.02.2021

Within the Aurora space launcher and hypersonic vehicle project, new and extended mission & applications scenarios will be investigated. To support this task, we offer a systems engineer position for vehicle design, flight simulation & mission operation analysis activities.

Job Description

  • Perform overall system design and analysis activities
  • Main focus on trajectory simulation & optimization for different mission/application scenarios, guidance & control, optionally also aerodynamics/aerothermodynamics analysis
  • Support definition/investigation of vehicle operation concepts, air traffic management, airport/spaceport operation & mission logistics 


  • Degree in aerospace engineering or similar
  • Broad technical knowledge background with focus preferably in the areas of flight/orbital mechanics, trajectory simulation, guidance & control, aerodynamics/aerothermodynamics
  • Very good analytical thinking capabilities
  • Good programming skills
  • Application experience with CFD & CAD software advantageous
  • German & English language skills
  • Proactive thinking, high level of motivation, flexibility, resilience & teamwork capability
  • Work experience in similar areas preferred

Start, Location & Contact

  • Start of contract: April or May 2021
  • Work location: Fahrenheitstrasse 1, 28359 Bremen
  • Contact: please send applications & requests/questions to: info@polaris-rfz.de 
  • Contact via phone: +49 (0)421 2208 124