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Project Manager for Space Battery Systems

Research Field: Engineering 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC Energy Storage is looking for a person to join its Spin-off company, LANZO battery, which designs, develops and tests batteries for satellites and space launchers.

Job Description

Your contribution

The successful candidate will join a start-up company in the highly dynamic space sector, linked to a cutting-edge research centre focused on sustainability and the circular economy, which has brought electrification to our roads and is already working on a 100% sustainable future.

You will work on projects for the development, integration and qualification of batteries for satellite platforms. The project manager, in collaboration with the company director and the technical team, will be responsible for the development, manufacturing, integration and delivery of the space batteries to the customer. You will have to coordinate a technical team in order to maximise results.

Your work will be focused on:

Coordination of the technical team
Understanding spatial specifications used to define battery and power system requirements
Coordinating the design, qualification and delivery of the batteries.
You will also be involved in:

Generating and implementing new ideas/concepts.
Drawing up technical documentation.
Preparation of documentation related to the search for funding.

What we offer you

At LANZO you will be able to develop your career alongside a team of top-level professionals, in a young yet committed environment, dedicated to innovation and seeking to provide practical solutions for a more sustainable world.
Professional development opportunities that will help you build a solid career, working on projects to transform industry and society.
Work with teams at the very highest level in local, national and European settings.
Work-life balance initiatives
Continuous training
A privileged setting in a safe, friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees

Engineering with specialisation in electrical, electronic and power engineering. Master's degree or Doctoral thesis in the field of space systems.


Fluent in spoken and written English.


The successful candidate must demonstrate sound knowledge of the following:

Sound knowledge of design patterns.
Knowledge of space requirements.
Experience of managing and participating in large and modular projects.
Knowledge of electronic, mechanical and thermal design.


We are seeking a highly motivated person with an interest in research and innovation, to join a multi-disciplinary team. They must be able to organise their own work and meet deadlines and targets.

Having undertaken a placement abroad and more than 3 years’ work experience will be considered a plus.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 39  
Company/Institute LANZO 
Country SPAIN 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIDETEC 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Guipuzcoa 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramón, 196 
Phone +34 943309022 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2024-02-01 
Application Deadline 2024-05-08 
How To Apply