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RUAG Space USA Systems Engineer in Centennial, Colorado

Systems Engineer

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RUAG Space is part of the international RUAG group which is active in the fields of Aerospace and Defence and employs more than 9,000 employees worldwide. We are Europe's largest, independent supplier to the aerospace industry. In Switzerland, Sweden, Austria, Finland, Germany and in the USA we develop, produce and test subsystems and components for Space applications. Heritage, flexibility and outstanding reliability make RUAG Space the partner of choice for producers of satellites and the launch services industry all over the world.


  • Coordinate all technical disciplines related to the development of complex products

  • Manage, negotiate and track customer requirements and break them down to sub-system level requirements

  • Manage requirements verification control

  • Issue Technical Specifications for sub-systems and subcontractors

  • Drive / Contribute to design and technologies selection process

  • Analyses complex problems and defines solutions, considering given requirements

  • Conduct concept studies

  • Develops, evaluates and compares technical solutions in order to determine optimal nominal solutions incl. multi-disciplinary trade-offs and respective reports

  • Issue technical reports (e.g. Development plans, Specifications, product justification file, Definition file, Development and Qualification test plans, verify control document, etc)

  • Review of technical results and documentation (incl. engineering and manufacturing drawings)

  • Support the project manager in the conduction of regular project meeting (internal and external) as well as design reviews

  • Conduct technical meetings

  • Coordinate and issue of technical proposals

  • Support the project manager in technical negotiations with customers and subcontractors/suppliers, be primary technical interface to the customer


  • B.S. in Engineering

  • 5+ Years of relevant industry experience

  • Very good understanding of composite and metallic materials in the following domains: mechanical, structural, thermal, acoustic and aerodynamic

  • Risk management

  • Awareness for costs and schedule

  • Problem solving skills

  • Good communication and cooperation

  • Organization skills

  • Familiarity with IBM DOORS and Enovia preferred

  • MS Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and also Project)

Did we spark your interest in this exciting position? Then we look forward to receiving your online application.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.


Centennial, CO, US

Job Experience Level: Professionals

Job Category/Job Family: Engineering

RUAG is a globally acclaimed innovation leader with over 9000 employees. We are constantly setting the benchmark with outstanding products, services and one-stop-shop solutions. Whether on the ground, in the air or in space and for civil and military applications, we work both independently and together with international partners to drive forward technological advancements and help make the world a safer place.