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Product engineer in charge of fairing & inter-stage

  • Paris - La DĂ©fense, Île-de-France
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Job description

This position is open to 24-month group mobility

MaiaSpace is a European space tech company, designing, manufacturing and operating competitive and sustainable solutions for space mobility. We are driven by the belief that access to space is a major enabler for a better and more sustainable life on Earth, addressing the challenges faced by humanity: climate, resources, connectivity, and data. Our aim is to successfully design and test a cost-effective and reusable mini-launch vehicle by 2026.

Product engineer in charge of fairing & inter-stage

Inside MaiaSpace development teams you will join the team that elaborates and optimizes trajectories for our launch vehicle in 3dof and 6dof, elaborates the environment loads along the trajectory for the other development teams and finally lead the fairing and interstage products from specification to test and AIT.

In this team, you will oversee the design and development of the interstage structures and fairing. From requirement synthesis and follow-up, the partners selection for detailed design and/or manufacturing to the reception and test planification of the parts and prototypes. In strong interaction with the launch system architects, the synthesis of the definition for parts in your perimeter and their interfaces will also be part of your activities.

In this perimeter your responsibilities will include:

  • Development of the launcher inter-stage system, launcher fairing .
    • Definition synthesis including interfaces clarification with other teams and launch system architects.
    • Development plan determination
    • Design and manufacturing requirements Synthesis & adaptation to supplier feed-back
    • Make or buy strategy Proposition & possible partnerships on the products.
    • Subcontractors and partners Follow-up (from RFI, development, production and tests to reception and integration at MaiaSpace factory)
  • Participate in the development of hardware demonstration test campaigns (beginning with sub-system test to full scale integrated system) to validate the selected concepts in collaboration with the production teams.
  • Contribution to the overall launch system definition
    • Contribute to the engineering effort of your team and cross-functionally between teams, even if it involves work outside your main field of action, in order to contribute to the vehicle system synthesis.

Job requirements

🛾 Specific Skills:

  • Product Design & conception
  • Structures & mecanisms design & development
  • Contract management
  • Proficiency in CAD tools (SolidWorks, CATIA, ...)
  • Good level of English

Know-how :

  • Team spirit, sharing and solidarity
  • Curiosity, Adaptation
  • Pragmatism
  • Rigor and precision


  • Design engineer, specialization in aerospace preferred.
  • Level : ~10 years experience in the aerospace field or in mechanical design.

🎬 Working at MaiaSpace

You will be joining a friendly multi-disciplinary team, comprised of multi-skilled people, following Agile and Scrum methodologies. This means that your role and responsibility may evolve over time with varied assignments and challenges depending on priorities and competences. Your work will be hands-on and in close contact with the final product. We are open-minded, transparent, pragmatic, result oriented and people centric. Teamwork is at the heart of how we work together and our co-workers share the same fundamental values: respect, humility, reactivity and autonomy with a passion for technical excellence. Our newly acquired office space at La Defense is located within the heart of Europe’s largest purpose built business and commercial district with easy access to public transport.


  • Paris - La DĂ©fense, Île-de-France, France
Group Mobility


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