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Guidance & Navigation Manager at Gilmour Space Technologies

in Gold Coast, QLD

Job description

Gilmour Space Technologies is a leading rocket company based in Gold Coast, Australia that is pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion for small satellite launch vehicles; targeting for commercial LEO launches from 2020.


We are looking for an experienced, senior engineer to lead an 8-person Guidance & Navigation Systems team in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.


The Guidance & Navigation Manager will be expected to develop the guidance, navigation and control systems of the launch vehicles under development.


Minimum Requirements:

  • The candidate should have at least 10 years of hands-on work experience with guidance & navigation systems for launch vehicles through their entire system lifecycle (phases (0-E), including design, test, integration and operational use.
  • Ability to work towards demanding deadlines, to problem-solve, innovate and manage technical risks with agility.
  • Fully conversant with International standards (ECSS/Mil-std/NASA etc).
  • Ability to model with CAD (Inventor/Solidworks ideally) and Fluid dynamics toolsets e.g. ASTOS.
  • The position will report to the Head of Rocket Design & Development, and be based at our facility in Gold Coast, Australia.

Interested applicants should attention their applications to the hiring manager at

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