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Data & Control Systems Engineer at Gilmour Space Technologies

Helensvale, QLD

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Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

We are currently seeking a Data & Control Systems Engineer to join our fast-paced, highly enthusiastic, and dedicated team in Queensland, Australia. The position will work with the engineering teams to develop safe and user-friendly control systems in support of R&D and production testing. This includes designing and maintaining data and control systems consisting of various data acquisition and control hardware, wiring and interface harnesses, and other required instrumentation.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Apply multidisciplinary skills in Mechanical, Electrical, Controls and Software Engineering
  • Design customized software systems, in C/C++ and National Instruments (NI) LabVIEW, built on COTS platforms for real-time control and visualization of rocket systems
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert on all aspects of LabVIEW hardware and software
  • Design test systems based on requirements set by the propulsion team that are highly configurable, flexible, and maintainable
  • Integrate enterprise solutions that monitor data acquisition, instrumentation, and automated test equipment
  • Implement mission-critical solutions that coordinate diverse, multivendor, multiplatform tools and technologies
  • Assemble and configure automation system hardware
  • Design, write, test, deploy, and debug software modules and hardware integration

Skills and experience

  • Strong understanding of NI data acquisition systems (e.g. PXI, cDAQ, cRIO)
  • Working knowledge of LabVIEW
  • Exposure to C/C++, electronics, FPGA’s, and embedded programming
  • Sound understanding for networking protocols such as TCP/IP and UDP
  • Demonstrated familiarity with real-time control
  • Experience developing highly configurable and flexible test systems
  • Strong understanding of pressure, temperature, and flow measurement instrumentation
  • Generate and review detailed schematics, drawings, and instructions
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment

How to apply

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space.  You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change.

If you are a proactive team player with a passion for space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter. 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Job Type

Full Time



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About Gilmour Space Technologies

Office address

  • 62 Millaroo Drive, Helensvale, QLD, 4212

Company size

11-50 people

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