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Electrical Development Engineer

  • Reference DE-HP-4911
  • Location Immenstaad, Germany
  • Closing date 09 December 2022

HE Space is a successful international space company. For 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Electrical Development Engineer to support our customer in Germany.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As part of the team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Spacecraft Harness work package and the delivery of associated parts (hardware, models, documentation) in the BCD phases space programmes within the project teams and towards customers and partners;
  • Contribute to the analysis of customer/mission requirements and derivation of higher-level requirements up to the harness requirements, contribute to the preparation of the harness requirements specification for the manufacturers;
  • Collaboration in the definition of the wiring harness using the Engineering Base tool (from Aucotec), including:
    • Definition of functional and physical electrical wiring: functional channels (FC);
    • Definition of cables, wiring list creation of electrical drawings (block and wiring diagrams) consistency with other technical infrastructure;
    • S/W engineering, electrical integration;
    • Creation of exports to the wiring harness supplier(s);
  • Contribute to the definition of the geometric wiring harness design in collaboration with Mechanical Engineering;
  • Carrying out relevant analyses such as voltage drop, cable/connector derating, mass estimation;
  • Co-engineering with the harness supplier(s);
  • Participate in the coordination of the wire harness supplier(s) and wire harness procurement in collaboration with Supply Management;
  • Follow up relevant design and MAIT activities at supplier level;
  • Support relevant operational and AIT activities at system level;
  • Contribute to relevant internal/external R&D and improvement/standardisation initiatives.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent;
  • Initial experience in the development and manufacture of electrical interfaces and cable harnesses is desirable;
  • Experience in space engineering is an asset;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.


This job is located in Immenstaad. We welcome applicants who are available as soon as possible.

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word or PDF) to Tobias Bruns, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job DE-HP-4911 before 18-Nov-22.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Please note: Due to work permit requirements for this position, please apply only if you are citizen of a European Union state or if you are eligible to obtain a work permit for Germany.

Electrical Development Engineer

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Tobias Bruns
Tobias Bruns
  • Recruiter
  • +49 421 430 423 14

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