Senior / Expert Spacecraft Operations Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence will be required.

Company Details

The range of our services span from supporting spacecraft operations to managing complex network infrastructure, to designing innovative software solutions.

What we offer?

  • Flexibility to support various sub-systems and payloads -> you will be able to develop further experience in your current area of expertise or develop expertise you wish you had,
  • MSG satellites are spin stabilized and MTG satellites are 3-axis stabilized -> you will gain experience on both types of missions
  • The Service Team in charge of supporting routine operations is also in charge of supporting the operations preparation -> you will gain invaluable experience in all phases of this space project including the support to LEOP, commissioning and end of life,
  • A permanent employment in a fast growing and energetic company looking at shaking the Space Industry.
  • Very good salary package and evolution possibilities.

Important notice: All candidates must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence will be required.

The ideal candidate:

In addition to having a university degree in a relevant technical discipline or the equivalent work experience, the applicant shall have experience in at least the following attributes:

  • Experience in Spacecraft Operations preferably on Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO), spinning and/or 3-axis stabilised spacecraft with responsibility for one or more platform subsystems or instruments during operational validation, LEOP, commissioning or routine operations phases;
  • Experience of Spacecraft Operations Preparation preferably on Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO), with responsibility on development and validation of operational baseline ( procedures, database etc.) including validation tools (e.g. S/C simulator) and ground segment M&C facilities;
  • Experience in satellite performance monitoring and reporting aspects including anomaly analysis and solving in liaison with satellite industry, procedure change control and configuration management processes;
  • Experience in the operation or development of satellite ground segment facilities, in particular procedure development, monitor and control, mission planning, on-board software management, performance analysis, configuration management and simulator facilities.

Experience of the following would be a distinct advantage:

  • Experience of MSG CF and of SCOS2000 mission control systems and use of the APEX operations procedures preparation and execution tool;
  • Proven experience in the phases of LEOP and commissioning.
  • Specification of space system and operational concepts, facility requirements;
  • Familiarity with On-Board Control Procedure concepts;
  • Familiarity with the ECSS Packet Utilisation Standard, customisation and usage;
  • Familiarity with system change control and configuration management procedures;
  • Data analysis software packages and programming skills in other coding languages such as Python / Java etc.;
  • Use of VBA for development of ad-hoc tools in MS Office applications.

Are you up to the challenge? Looking for a new opportunity to evolve your career? Send your CV by the 30th October 2020.

Reference – exo-job-mstg19211-1 and exo-job-mstg19211-2

Tagged as: ms office, python/java, satellite performance monitoring, geostationary earth orbit, spinning/3-axis stabilised spacecraft, s/c simulator, procedure development, data analysis software

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