Ground Segment Engineer for Space Missions

Company Details


GMV is a technological business group with an international presence. We offer our solutions, services and products in very diverse sectors: Aeronautics, Banking and Finances, Space, Defense, Health, Cybersecurity, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Automotive, Telecommunications, and Information Technology for Public Administration and large corporations.

If you like everything to run smoothly, you consider testing is crucial in any system development and you are passionate about software quality, welcome to GMV! If you don’t know us yet, we are an engineering and innovation company that works in different areas, one of them is space, where we participate in flight segment activities, satellite navigation, ground segment, data processing and space mission support among many others.

You will be part of our Ground Segment Program team, full of talent and desire to innovate, whose mission is providing end to end Ground Segment Solutions to our clients. The division addresses different types of space missions like Earth Observation, Satellite Based Communications, Interplanetary or Science Missions. Some examples of projects are Exomars for ESA, or Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and EUMETSAT Polar System Second Generation (EPS-SG) for EUMETSAT.

The candidate will join team engineering team providing support on client premises and will be part of the Program AIV team providing support to the client on-site.

Main tasks will be:

  • Support the client in the operation and use of the systems provided by GMV.
  • Help client in the characterisation and investigation of anomalies.
  • Act as communication bridge between the development and maintenance team and the client.
  • Support in the deployment and acceptance of new versions.
  • Participate in V&V reviews.
  • Participate in meeting at technical level with the client to plan the evolution of the systems.
  • Reporting to the Program  Manager.
  • Elaboration of the technical documentation associated with Verification and Validation (e.g. Test Cases, Test Procedures, Test Report, Verification Control Document, etc).


If you want this position to be yours, we would like you to have the following knowledge/experience:

  • Satellite Ground Segment architecture and subsystems
  • Software Integration, Validation and Acceptance Process
  • Software Engineering and lifecycle
  • Scripting and Linux (Python, shell, etc)

Also it would be valuable to have experience on:

  • Applicable Standars (ECSS, SLE, CCSDS, etc)
  • SW development tools (jenkings, GIT, etc)


  • Join our GMV team and culture by entering into technological and innovative projects within multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Professional career development and training plan. You will be able to acquire or perfect knowledge in the technologies we use as well as in skills. We also offer a language learning program.
  • We are flexible! We have flexible hours and depending on the project, you can work from home for an optimal work-life balance.
  • We care about your well-being and you will have a health insurance.
  • Edenred Shopping City Card and Contributory Pension Plan
  • Join our team activities, events and sports competitions. We also have JobRad so you can get around by bike!
  • No dress code! Be comfortable at work
  • Are you coming from another country? We offer a relocation package.
  • Time for a break? You will find fruit and coffee at your disposal in our canteen.
  • We promote equal opportunities in recruitment and we are a company committed to inclusion and diversity.


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