Sales Engineer

About Alén Space

Alén Space is a New Space company focused on the development of missions based on Nanosatellites as well as products and services related to them. Our mission is to help our clients to develop their business plan designing, manufacturing and operating satellites in order to execute the application they need.

While Alén Space is a new company, our team has been involved in several complete nanosatellite missions, from specification to delivery, during the last 13 years. Alén Space technical team is composed of systems engineers, electronic engineers, AIV engineers, software and operations engineers and project managers; with a large experience on IOD, communication, commercial and scientific missions, with private and public institutions such as the European Space Agency.

Alén Space’s value proposition resides in the flexibility and expertise of our team. We utilize our design and testing methodologies, which allow the use of components from various suppliers, to create the most suitable platform for the requested mission. During more than a decade, all our nanosatellites missions have been fully designed in-house, following the same multi-provider approach, resulting on a 100% success rate in orbit, for all launched missions.

At Alén Space, quality and flexibility in the design, manufacturing and testing are hallmarks of the company. The quality of the process is achieved through meticulous testing and verification processes, keeping traceability of all the executed activities. The flexibility is achieved thanks to the proximity relationship with our clients and to our supplier agnostic approach. This relationship aims not only at easing the communication process, but also at allowing our commercial clients to take an important role on the design aspects. In this line, we design the most flexible spacecraft platforms, to accommodate subsystem suppliers’ changes without heavily impacting the overall mission. Our systems and AIV engineers work closely with the client, in order to take decisions and involve them in the process.

Our team has enhanced a work method that applies the strict quality standards set by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS). All of our management, system engineering and AIV processes are based on those standards.

Quality, Flexibility, Scalability, Proximity, Expertise and Success define all Alén Space values.

Do you want to orbit with us?

We offer the opportunity to join a challenging space project together with a self-motivated team with great experience in the design and manufacturing of small satellites!

Job Description

The candidate will be part of the company commercial team, involved in the execution of the marketing and sales plan and reporting directly to the Sales Manager. His/her main responsibility will be bridging the technical and sales areas, elaborating proposals/offers to meet the requirements of our clients, contributing to the continuous improvement of products and proposals.

Position Tasks and Responsibilities

The following tasks will be assigned to the candidate:

  • Preparation of quotations with the support of the technical department.
  • Preparation of international public tenders.
  • Technical and commercial assistance to customers in the pre-sale phase. Monitoring and follow-up of active quotations.
  • Update the CRM in coordination with the Sales Manager.
  • Preparation of technical – commercial content for sales and marketing.
  • Contact with suppliers.
  • Coordination and preparation of the attendance in different exhibitions.
  • General support tasks for the commercial area.

Candidate qualifications and skills

The candidate must have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Aerospace, Telecommunication, Computer Science, Software or equivalent engineering degree.

The required experience and skills are:

  • Engineering training to facilitate understanding of technology and products.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English.
  • Customer orientation.
  • Ease to generate close and trust-based relationships with clients and team.
  • Availability to travel.

It will be also desirable the following qualifications and skills:

  • Experience using CRM software.
  • Previous experience in pre-sale and / or sale.
  • Experience in international settings. The applicant must be fluent in English.

The applicant must have good communication skills and must be able to work autonomously in an effective manner; while cooperating in a potentially international and culturally diverse team.

Moreover, the applicant must have good analytical, organizational and reporting skills; together with a proactive attitude to solve problems individually and an interest in technology development.

Notice: The applicant must be eligible to work and live in the EU.


We offer a full time indefinite term contract

  • Location: Vigo area (Spain)
  • Starting date: Immediate

If you are a proactive person and want to commit yourself to a present and future project, we hope to receive your CV.

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