AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer

Holt Executive are actively assisting a market-leading global defence and space company who are looking for an AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer to join them.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of orbital control systems for current and future space missions.


The right AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will have experience of writing software requirements for orbital and guidance algorithms, as well as Matlab and C++


Key Responsibilities for the AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer



  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will work from initial concept design through to support and validation.

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will produce the associated documentation

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will write software requirements for Guidance and orbital control algorithms.

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will produce software and performance analysis documentation.

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will develop software to a prototype level for non-real-time simulator development under C/Matlab.


Desirable Knowledge and Skills required for The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will



  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will have 3 to 5 years experience on knowledge of dynamics, control, mathematical modelling, matlab and Simulink.

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will have space industry experience including Guidance and orbital algorithms, OR experience in robotics and automation.

  • The AOCS Engineer / Controls Engineer / Algorithm Developer will have a good degree or equivalent in a numerate discipline with dynamics and control engineering content.




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