[P07] Ground Software Manager

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


Responsible for automation (ground) engineering team composed by several knowledge areas: electrical and software development


  • Responsible for Electrical and Automation Ground Engineering, from the concept to the  setting-up prior to delivery.

  • Continued coordination with Civil Works and Launcher Engineering.

  • Facilities under responsibility:

  • Rocket engine test benches.

  • Test benches of propulsive stages: 

    Hydrostatic test benches for launcher tanks.;Launch pad.; Bureaux. 

Required Knowledge

  • Automation, Electrical or Electronic Engineering Bachelor’s degree or demonstrable relevant experience in lieu thereof.

  • > 5 years of relevant technical experience.

  • Knowledge in project management

  • Knowledge in electrical design

  • Knowledge in automation systems

  • Knowledge in managing real time data.

  • Well-versed in ERP systems as well as office tools

  • Well-versed in Microsoft Project and other planning tools

Required competences

  • Fluent written and oral communication both in Spanish and English.

  • Engineering Degree

  • More than 6 years of experience at management role

  • Team Management

  • Organizational skills

  • Hard work

  • Hard availability

  • Leadership

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Problem-solving oriented and decision making oriented

  • Risk anticipation and mitigation oriented

Valued competences

  • Passionate and creative problem solver that thrives in fast-paced environment

  • Understanding of other disciplines: mechanical, fluids management, LabView development

  • Knowledge in cryogenic systems

  • French B2-C1

  • Master's degree


  • Travels: Teruel, Huelva


Equal Employment Opportunity

Payload Aerospace SL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against gender, marital status, religion, age, colour, race, sexual orientation, nationality or disability.

We are compromised in maintaining a diverse and free from discrimination working environment where everyone is treated with respect. Employment is based on an individual’s merit and qualifications, directly related to job competence.

These principles are included in all aspects of employment: recruiting, hiring, training, compensation and benefits, and promotion.