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Attitude Control Engineer

Synspective Koto-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥6M ~ ¥8M annually
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About Synspective

Synspective Koto-ku, Tokyo

Synspective provides solutions for utilizing and integrating data from Synthetic Aperture Radar ("SAR") satellite constellations, big data, and machine learning.

Key benefits

  • English used internally
  • Flexible work-hours and location
  • Part-time or second job allowed

About the position


  • Design the architecture of satellite attitude control system
  • Design and implement the software for satellite attitude control
  • Model sensors and actuators in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Test and debug control algorithms
  • Integrate attitude determination and control software modules
  • Run simulations, Model In the Loop Simulation (MILS), Hardware In the Loop Simulation (HILS)
  • Verify, evaluate and validate the satellite attitude control system on-orbit, and investigate the reflections to the next satellites


  • Knowledge about the sensors and actuators
  • At least 5 years of experience in the design and validation of control systems in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience in modeling physical components (sensors, actuators) in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience in programming in C/C++
  • Able to go to the factory (Tsukuba) on business trips several times a year

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

  • Experience in the design, implementation and testing of spacecraft attitude and orbit control algorithms
  • Experience in the design and/or physical modeling of embedded systems
  • Experience in control law design, beyond classical techniques: non-linear design, optimal design
  • Experience in state estimation using Kalman filtering and anomaly detection algorithms
  • Experience in model identification
  • Knowledge of GNC hardware components such as: reaction wheels, magnetorquers, GPS receivers, gyroscopes, star trackers
  • Knowledge of electronics circuitry and interfaces


The compensation is in principle ¥6 to 8 million annually.


6 to 8 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Casual Chat

  2. 2

    Team Interview

  3. 3

    GM interview

  4. 4

    CEO interview

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