Lead Test Engineer/Manager

Job Reference: GTL-2019-09-101

Location: Germany


Our client simulates the environmental conditions of space in their thermal vacuum chambers for the verification and qualification of satellites and their components. The Lead Test Engineer will be responsible for successfully running test campaigns for our client's international customers.


Task :

  • Responsible for the planning, execution and evaluation of test campaigns in the field of space simulation (experiments in thermal vacuum chambers)
  • Interface to the customers
  • Active involving in creating technical descriptions, test procedures, test reports and schedules according aerospace standards
  • Development of test concepts or experimental setups as well as the definition of test methods
  • Leadership of the test

Qualifications/Skills/Experience :


  • A degree in Engineering ideally with Aerospace or Mechanical background
  • Solid AIT experience and / or experience in the specification of thermal vacuum testing is required
  • Similarly, experience in the experimental work environment is important
  • You are familiar with the processes according to ECSS or development processes of the European Space Agency ESA
  • Customer-oriented
  • Secure, pleasant and convincing communication
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Domain in the use of MS Office
  • Team working
  • Result-oriented and quality-conscious way of working as well as high resilience and operational readiness