About 2021-11-25T16:37:52+00:00


BSSL is recruiting for a software engineer to join our engineering team. The successful applicant will work with our engineering and science teams to analyse, refine and simulate the performance of the Twinkle mission and have the opportunity to interact with world-leading industry and scientists. Applications should be sent to ian@bssl.space.

Job Specification


Blue Skies Space provides rapidly-delivered, cost-effective space science facilities. The company has developed a new class of satellites to provide high-quality data to the global scientific community, transferring the benefits of new commercial space sector developments to academic research. Twinkle is the first step in the team’s vision to create new opportunities for transformative scientific research.

Blue Skies Space has assembled an experienced team who have previously worked at organisations such as NASA, Airbus, Surrey Satellite Technology, Caltech and UCL, bringing a wealth of expertise in space science, satellite engineering, satellite construction and operations.

Prof. Jonathan Tennyson

Dr. Marcell Tessenyi

Prof. Giovanna Tinetti
Chief Scientist

Dr. Martin Faulkes
Non-Executive Director

Phillip Windred
Chief Operating Officer

Richard Archer
Strategic Partnerships

Max Joshua
Senior Development Manager

Benjamin Wilcock
Development Manager

Ian Stotesbury
Lead Systems Engineer

Dr. Billy Edwards
Project Scientist

Prof Giorgio Savini
Adviser , Science and Instrumentation

Dr. Dan Brown


Acknowledgement of EU funding

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 871149.

Blue Skies Space Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales, number: 09348394

Address 69 Wilson Street, London EC2A 2BB, UK.