Test Manager 

Andøya Space
Test Manager
Andøya Space is expanding its capabilities by building infrastructure for launching small satellites to polar and sun-synchronous orbits. We are seeking a Test Manager to create the system test documentation for new infrastructure, as well as executing all test programs towards the first launches. The position is within the project Build a Spaceport and will interface with both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate a consistent method of capturing, maintaining and sharing requirements among the work packages. The employment is a temporary project position of two years.

Working tasks

The successful applicant will join the Build a Spaceport project to capture and maintain test documentation across the program of works.

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the test strategy in the Build a Spaceport project
  • Create all documentation needed, then managing the test program
  • Involvement in the spaceport design to make sure test and verification is an integral part of the technical requirements and design (Design for Testing)
  • Plan the scope of testing within the context of Build a Spaceport project work packages
  • Develop test and verification strategies, as well as plans and procedures
  • Identify, plan and establish test equipment required for the test and verification effort
  • Control and follow-up of the test and verification effort
  • Report test results and KPIs
  • Strive for continuous improvement

Qualifications - education

  • We are seeking an applicant with a master’s degree in a relevant discipline, preferably from the aerospace or space sectors, with experience with integration and test of complex multi-discipline systems.
  • We are seeking an individual with some experience of working in an aerospace environment and a familiarity with test and formal verification, planning and execution. 
  • Commercial or national security considerations may apply to some operations; it is therefore essential that the applicant may gain a Norwegian security clearance.
  • The ability to converse and write in English is essential; the ability to speak Norwegian is desirable but not essential. 

Personal qualities

  • Safety awareness
  • Organised and structured
  • Flexible and deployable
  • Co-operative and good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to succeed in the New Space environment

We offer

Andøya Space is a stimulating international working environment, within an active local community, on an island providing many opportunities for outdoor pursuits. Salary is by agreement. Pension and insurance arrangements is according to company policies.  Andøya Space supports flexible working hours, and we can assist newcomers find housing and we may provide support for relocation costs.

Om arbeidsgiveren

Andøya Space is a Norwegian aerospace company. We enable scientists to explore Earth’s atmosphere with sounding rockets, balloons, unmanned aircraft and advanced ground-based instrumentation. We enable engineers to test new aerospace and defense related technology. We educate and inspire the next generation scientists and engineers. We are now working to establish Norway’s - and Europe’s - launch facility for small satellites.

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Sebastian Serrao
Project Manager Build a Spaceport
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Sist endret 3. mai 2021 15:15

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