Launch Operator

Sidereus Space Dynamics is at the forefront of the next wave of space exploration, pioneering the development of EOS, the Personal Space Vehicle. As a groundbreaking single-stage-to-orbit launch vehicle, EOS is marking the dawn of a new era in space access. With our state-of-the-art propulsion system and novel vehicle design, we’re pushing the envelope of what is conceivable in space exploration.

We invite passionate, proactive, and hands-on Launch Operator Specialists to join us on this exciting journey. We are an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity. If you are excited about space exploration and ready to play a critical role in shaping its future, we want to hear from you. Come make a meaningful impact at Sidereus Space Dynamics, where the future of space travel is being forged.

Launch Operator Specialist

As a Launch Operator Specialist, you will play a pivotal role in the success of our launch operations, directly contributing to the effective deployment of our vehicles. Your responsibilities will span across the spectrum of launch operations, from preparing launch equipment and assisting in subsystem assembly, to defining mission-specific test and operational requirements, and troubleshooting real-time challenges. Your resilience, initiative, and ability to make risk-conscious decisions under pressure will be crucial to our mission’s success.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and execute the preparation of launch equipment and hardware for testing, pre-launch operations, and launch operations.
  • Assist in the assembly of subsystem components, ensuring compliance with technical standards.
  • Define test and operational requirements for each mission, integrating inputs from various functions to optimize outcomes.
  • Develop comprehensive ground system plans and establish clear, efficient operational procedures.
  • Conduct thorough flight vehicle and facility checkouts, and readiness testing to ensure optimal launch conditions.
  • Troubleshoot test and operational challenges in real-time, leveraging your technical expertise and problem-solving skills.
  • Be prepared for domestic and international travel as required to support launch activities.
  • Exercise prudent decision-making skills under pressure, prioritizing safety and mission objectives

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience with launch vehicle / similar operations.
  • Proven experience in ground equipment operations related to aircraft, spacecraft, or amateur rockets.
  • Proficient in managing the logistics of complex launch operations

Preferred Skills & Experiences:

  • Proven track record of liaisoning with authorities to secure necessary regulatory approvals and clearances for launches and logistics, both domestically and internationally

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to travel extensively to support launch activities and hardware testing.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours as necessary to meet mission objectives.
  • Adaptability to take on varying subsystem design responsibilities, demonstrating a quick learning curve to meet changing requirements

Salary And Benefits:

For this role, we offer a salary range between €25,000 and €39,000, commensurate with your qualifications and experience. Our benefits package includes:

  • Meal card recharged monthly for added convenience.
  • Additional monetary compensation upon achieving project milestones.
  • Potential stock options upon the successful completion of primary milestones, aligning your success with our company’s growth.
  • A supportive, collaborative, and growth-oriented work environment.

At Sidereus Space Dynamics, we are committed to fostering a workplace that values collaboration and recognizes individual contributions to our mission’s success.

Join Us:

At Sidereus Space Dynamics, your innovative ideas and hard work will shape the future of space travel. As a Launch Operator, you will play a critical role in advancing our mission and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Let’s make history together. If you’re ready to launch your career to new heights, apply today!

Full Time

84131, Salerno, Campania, Italy