Ground Station System Engineer
What we are searching for
Leaf Space is a leading provider of ground segment as-a-service (GSaaS) solutions. Leaf Space's proprietary concept is focused on providing satellite and launch vehicle connectivity as-a-service, to support clients with their operations by managing and procuring the entire ground segment system through a complete set of services.   All of Leaf Space’s GSaaS solutions are driven by the need of the satellite and launch vehicle operators to have an efficient, secure, and effective method to operate their assets and to enable full exploitation of data. The value of Leaf’s solutions has already been recognized by the market covering different applications from remote sensing to IoT communications.   We are actively developing innovative, disruptive technologies to support the New Space economy. We prioritize hiring top talent and cultivating a collaborative, high-achieving and supportive workplace. Leaf Space has a core team headquartered in Milan, Italy and recently expanded its presence in the U.S. with headquarters based in Northern Virginia.   Leaf Space is looking for world-class talent ready to tackle challenging projects to drive expansion and sustainability of the space ecosystem. Leaf Space offers competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and flexible remote work options.  The company has recently finalized a Series B investment round to finance its scale-up phase. This new phase will need a strong structuring process of the company organization and therefore Leaf Space is searching for a: 
What we need?

Ground Station System Engineer 


Understand thoroughly all the technical aspects of the ground station system on the hardware side as well as on the application side.
Cooperate with the sites manager team and the sales department to establish the system design and requirements.
Perform the onsite installation of the ground station coordinating the local support.
Perform the function of supervisor during the remote installation of the ground station when necessary.
Carry out the commissioning phase of a ground station, remotely or on-site.
Determine causes of operating errors and provide maintenance troubleshooting and problem solving in a timely and efficient manner, empowering the service level of the ground station.
Write troubleshooting and maintenance procedures for remote support.
Collaborate effectively with the manufacturers and the technical team to understand and improve the installed systems.
Drive results by consistently achieving goals and pushing to complete tasks by their deadlines.
This position includes frequent traveling even at short notice.


Competitive salary package with performance-based incentives.
Flexible working hours.
Professional development opportunities, including access to industry conferences, workshops, and training programs.
A collaborative and inclusive work environment that encourages idea sharing, innovation, and personal growth.
Opportunity for career advancement and growth within a dynamic and rapidly expanding organization at the forefront of the new space industry.
Ticket restaurant and transportation allowance.


Radio Frequency background or Telecommunication, this allowing you to understand the product’s technical specificities.
Fluency in oral and written English is a must and additional language skills, including Italian, or Spanish, are a plus.
Skilled in managing technical work on field and troubleshooting, even with little supervision.
Valid Passport and driver’s license is extremely important for the job.
Enjoy interacting with people, bringing advice and solutions to them, and demonstrating good service skills.
Hands-on and problem-solving mindset.
Proactive and always looking for personal and technical skills improvement.
Adapt to a constantly changing and challenging environment.

Reports to: Head of GSSE
Job Location: Leaf Space Headquarters in Lomazzo (Italy). No remote working is allowed. Smart working is allowed when compatible with company needs.
Expected Start Date: ASAP
Job Type: Full Time