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Guidance, Navigation & Control Engineer

Electronic & Software Systems

About VOS

Venture Orbital Systems is a French start-up in the aerospace domain whose main activity lies in the development of an orbital nano-launcher dedicated to nanosatellites operators named Zephyr.

Job Description

As part of the Electronic and Software Systems department of the company, you will guarantee the performance of the Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) system as well as its functional and physical integration.

Your mission will include the following tasks:

  • Guarantee the performance of the system by technically defining it, specifying the components to be supplied and the tests to be conducted,
  • Ensure justification of system design and integration into the launcher,
  • Carry out design studies of the components of the flight GNC chain (sensors, actuators, computer),
  • Carry out design studies of flight control algorithms (analysis of control strategies, verification of the feasibility of a mission with respect to this strategy, algorithmic design),
  • Prepare and execute a test plan to qualify the system,


  • Bachelor’s degree in physics or engineering  
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in GNC in the aerospace or defense industry
  • You have knowledge of inertial navigation, high-performing control loop and simulation software (MATLAB/Simulink or equivalent)  
  • You have notions on one or more computing languages and can be quickly operational on languages such as ADA, C++ or Java.
  • You have a good understanding of the space domain and basic knowledge in space mechanics.
  • You are autonomous, curious, and passionate
  • You have a good level both in French and English


We work in a dynamic and innovative environment, your work will have a meaningful impact on the development of Zephyr.  

If you want to contribute to a launcher development and share your passion, please apply to the job.

Location: 8 Allée du vignoble, Reims, 51100, FRANCE

Job begins in September 2021

Contact: careers@venture-orbital.com