Senior AOCS Engineer

Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium

Founded in 2018, Aerospacelab is an emerging figure in the aerospace sector, showcasing a remarkable achievement of 8 satellites successfully deployed in orbit. We pride ourselves on our dedication to vertical integration and TRL-9 implementation, solidifying our commitment to driving innovation in the space industry. 

With our operations strategically placed in various locations, including the US, Aerospacelab remains steadfast in its mission to deliver pioneering solutions for our diverse customer community. Aerospacelab recently broke ground on its Megafactory, the world’s third largest satellite manufacturing facility, scheduled to begin operations in 2026.

Role Overview

As a Senior AOCS engineer at Aerospacelab, you will lead designing and implementing attitude and orbit control solutions for satellites across various missions. Utilizing your expertise, you will be key in ensuring our missions achieve the various mission performances on pointing, stability and robustness throughout their missions, as well as participate in improving our design and simulation toolchain. Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams, you will guide the AOCS design from concept through launch.


  • Lead the technical development and testing of Attitude and Orbit Control Systems on project level
  • Participate in the development of simulation products
  • Support LEOP and AOCS commissioning activities
  • Provide support and analyses for mission and systems engineering, and operations
  • Support preparation of project proposals

Nice to have

  • Understanding of version control in Git
  • Experience with supporting operations of a satellite
  • Good understanding of embedded software architecture

Must have

  • MSc or PhD in a relevant field 
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Strong demonstrated skillset in AOCS design
  • Experience in building complex simulations and models 
  • Proficiency in Matlab/Simulink
  • Fluency in English

joining us

  • Build your own career path
  • Direct impact on the growth trajectory of the company
  • Flat hierarchy
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Flexible ways of working
  • Salary package consistent with your experience