Space Engineer Position for Development of Electronic Boards

A Space Engineer position is open for the full development of PROC electronic boards, FPGA electronic boards, MOD electronic boards, DEP electronic boards, E-Box interconnecting harness, and E-Box to instrument harness for the VenSpec-H instrument of the EnVision mission. This position is available at the J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry in Prague, Czech Republic. The role involves close collaboration with the Institut Royal d'Aéronomie Spatiale de Belgique (Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Ruimte-Aeronomie, BIRA-IASP) and the European Space Agency. The position is funded by the PROgramme de Développement d'EXpériences scientifiques (PRODEX). For more information regarding the project, please contact Dr. Martin Ferus at

Type of Contract: Temporary (10 months with the possibility of extension). Three similar positions are available.

Job Status: Full-time


  • Deep, long-term, and well-documented knowledge and experience in the construction of space-grade electronics.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language.
  • Knowledge of French, Dutch, Czech, and German is an advantage.

Eligibility Criteria: If interested, please send your CV, a brief summary of education/courses taken relevant to construction work and development of space-grade electronics, along with 1 - 2 references to Please include “SC2024_03” in the subject line of your email.


  • 25 days of paid leave (holidays) per year, plus 3 days of paid sick leave.
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to children's groups of the CAS.
  • Discounts at recreation centers of the CAS.
  • Sports goods rental, free parking, trade union library.
  • Language courses.
  • Attractive location.

Selection process

By providing us with your personal data in your CV, you have allowed J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry to process and file your CV in the HR database. Your personal data will be used for the internal HR needs of the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry only. At the same time, you confirm herewith that the personal data as stated in the CV you have sent to us is true and accurate.

Application deadline
1. 3. 2024