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Junior Electric Propulsion Engineer (m/f/d)

Dresden, Sachsen, GermanyProduct Development

Job description

Are you passionate about tech and space? Do you want to be part of an international team and help shape the future of our planet as well as space? Do you want to elevate the status-quo of the world of satellites?

About Morpheus

Morpheus Space is revolutionizing the space industry by enabling dynamic satellite constellations for the first time using the fusion of advanced electric propulsion with artificial intelligence. Our technology helps prevent satellite collisions in space and reduce the ever-growing space debris. At our site in Dresden, Germany, our electric satellite propulsion systems are developed and produced for the global market.

🌟 In this role, you will…

  • ... design electric propulsion systems, their mechanical subsystems, test equipment and tools
  • … perform numerical simulations as thermal modeling of our propulsion system or/and subcomponents
  • … perform numerical simulations of charged particle trajectories in electric fields
  • ... design and procure fixtures and equipment necessary for tests
  • ... design, prepare and perfom breadboard tests of propulsion subsystem
  • ... write technical reports about product designs, test setups and performance tests
  • ... work hands-on for all tests and help improve our facilities continuously
  • ... research materials, technologies and suppliers
  • ... operate vacuum facilities and help to improve them
  • … support to develop internal test standards and procedures
  • … work closely together with other teams of our hardware engineering

✔️ At Morpheus, we…

  • ... offer a variety of tasks with an unlimited working contract in an international and growing space startup
  • ... offer responsible tasks in an international fast-growing space startup with exceptional development opportunities
  • ... offer flexible working hours and competitive compensation
  • … offer flat hierarchies and the opportunity to develop yourself personally and professionally
  • … live the Start-up mentality: from an innovative mindset to joint team events and weekly happy hour

Job requirements

🤝 We should get to know each other if you…

  • ... are a B.Sc/M.Sc in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics or similar
  • ... have experience in the design of electric propulsion systems or terrestrial ion beam applications, bonus is having experience with the FEEP (field emission electric propulsion) or liquid metal ion source (LMIS) technology
  • … have experience in numerical simulations
  • ... have hands-on experience in testing electric propulsion systems
  • ... have strong physical understanding for ion dynamics, material science and manufacturability
  • ... have experience with test planning and writing technical reports
  • ... eager to learn new things and develop yourself
  • ... are self-organized with high attention to detail and safety
  • ... have a can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills
  • ... enjoy hands-on activities such as cutting, drilling metal, soldering electronics, operating power tools etc.
  • … are fluent in English

If we have piqued your interest and you want to come to office in a good mood from now on, we look forward to receiving your application!

Diversity is very important to us. We look forward to a wide range of applicants (m/f/d).

We are looking forward to meeting you!