RF Engineer

RF Engineer

Annons: 27312034
Yrke: Radiofysiker
Arbetsgivare: SSC
Arbetets ort: Kiruna, Norrbottens län
Senaste ansökningsdatum: 2023-04-17
Publiceringsdatum: 2023-03-17


Arbetslivserfarenhet: Radiofysiker


Do you want to be part of creating history in Swedish Space Industry? In 2023, we plan to enable launch of satellites from Esrange outside of Kiruna in the North of Sweden. Now there is a unique opportunity for you to join the establishment and operation of the orbital launch capability as well as partake in our testbed activities.



As a RF Engineer, you will be part of our team that designs, implements and operates current or future facilities and systems for rocket motor tests and orbital launches. During the establishment phase, you will be part of our Spaceport project team, working on a variety of work packages with the goal to enable us as a spaceport and test centre. Later in the operational phase, you will take part in customer missions as well as be part of the engineering team responsible for the systems involved. You will also assist with your expertise discussing customer’s needs. Expect to work with RF systems both already existing and potential new ones. Antennas, receivers, transmitters and signal distribution as well as performing link budgets are items known to you. The role has a certain level of flexibility depending on aptitude, interest and current need in the organisation.



You are a service minded person, thorough and work well with people. You can manage irregular hours, long shifts and travel to the test sites during campaigns. You are proficient in your field and used to learn and adapt in order to create solutions.

We also believe you have:

• a good proficiency in English
• a university degree or corresponding experience in electronics or physics specializing in RF
• a few years of experience with RF systems

We would consider it a bonus should you also have:

• a good proficiency in Swedish
• prior experience in the space sector towards TMTC
• experience with Flight Terminations Systems



• A unique opportunity to be part of the establishment of Sweden’s first orbital launch service
• An exciting position in a market space with continuous change and big challenges
• A workplace characterized by an open atmosphere and proud employees all over the world
• Opportunity for personal development



We offer a permanent position after 6-months trial period. Daytime 40h/week. As part of Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department you will take part in launching and test campaigns which are scheduled outside normal working hours. The position is stationed at Esrange Space Center or at our Solna office. We require that you are an EU citizen and have a Swedish work permit.



Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Please apply using your CV and personal letter by clicking the apply button below. We evaluate all applications continuously.

For more information about this position, please contact:
Joakim Öman, Manager Engineering, Orbital Launch & Rocket Test Department
Phone: +46 980 7 2126, +46 70 101 52 18 


WE HELP EARTH BENEFIT FROM SPACE SSC is a leading global provider of advanced space services with more than fifty years of experience. Since our start pioneering scientific rocket launches in northern Sweden, we have grown into a renowned, full-service supplier of state-of-the-art space engineering, satellite and launch services to commercial and institutional customers worldwide.