Job opportunities across the African Space Industry

Check out all current job openings across various sub-sector in the African Space Industry. Read below for some job opportunities!

Space Advisory Company is hiring a Software Engineer to join their team working on the Square Kilometer Array’s Science Data Processor (SDP).

Algerian Space Agency is recruiting for the position of Coordinator and Manager of General Facilities at the Center for Space Technology – Arzew – Oran. Application closes on March 31, 2019. More information here.

The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory has an exciting opportunity for a Commissioning Scientist with knowledge of polarimetry and continuum imaging to commission radio telescopes and support science operations. The successful candidate will be considered for appointment at a standard or senior level, commensurate with experience and record. Apply here.

Humanitarian OpenStreetMap is recruiting for a Finance Advisor, deadline is March 22, 2019. Apply here. AIRBUS sis also recruiting for multiple positions across Africa. Apply here.

The NewSpace Systems team in Somerset West has a permanent position available for an electronic design engineer to take responsibility for electronic design, development and verification on various projects working within a multidisciplinary team. They are also looking for a Production Supervisor to join the highly skilled team in Somerset West, South Africa. NSS specializes in the manufacturing of advanced satellite components. The successful candidate will be responsible for production management of aerospace products, to ensure efficient assembly of products to the highest quality. Apply here.

Xinabox is looking for teachers and educators, who are very familiar with science, maths, geography, biology and physics to implement their space program. More information here.

Esri Eastern Africa offers a robust internship programme for continuing students and recent graduates with intakes in January, April, July and October. Applications for internship can be sent to careers@esriea.com

ESRI is hiring for a Business Development Manager, Solution Engineer for their Kenya Office and other offices around Africa. Apply Here.

EGNOS Africa is seeking to recruit an Economic/Market Expert to complement the JPO team. Apply here.

IAU and NAOJ seek an excellent individual to join the IAU OAO, to provide support to the IAU OAO activities. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) Office for Astronomy Outreach (OAO) is a hub for coordinating astronomy public outreach activities around the world. The aim is to make it easier for the public to access information about our Universe and local and global astronomy events while building networks to support and disseminate information to the amateur astronomy and public outreach communities. The IAU OAO is located at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ), Mitaka Campus, Tokyo, Japan. More information is available here.

Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute is recruiting for multiple positions. More information here.



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New Report: The African space economy is now worth USD 7 billion and is projected to grow at a 7.3% compound annual growth rate to exceed USD 10 billion by 2024. Read the executive summary of the African Space Industry Report - 2019 Edition to learn more about the industry. You can order the report online.


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