System Engineer Ground Segment

Company Details

Passionate about people and passionate about space

HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a System Engineer Ground Segment to support our customer in Belgium

Key Tasks and Responsibilities              

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Define ground segment specifications, analyze interfaces including with flight elements;
  • Participate to the ground segment definition and design;
  • Define integration and validation plans at system level;
  • Drive tradeoffs analysis and propose technical choices;
  • Collaborate with our customers to find the perfect solution(s) to their need(s);
  • Interact with space agencies, customers and sub-contractors in exciting space projects;
  • Iterate with the software development team.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree in one of the following fields:  Aerospace Engineering, computer science, Physics Engineering or related field;
  • At least between 5 and 10 years of experience in system and/or software engineering in a similar technical environment. A few years of experience in project management is also an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of some related key technical domains to ground segment (e.g. Monitoring and control, ground stations, EGSE, planning, PUS, satellite operations, data cataloguing and distribution;
  • Knowledge and experience with a number of the ground segment applicable IT programming languages or technologies such as Python, Java, Micro-services architecture, Cloud technology;
  • Knowledge of ESA Engineering and Quality Standards;
  • An experience in space mission ground systems is a real asset;
  • Strong motivation for computer science and the space sector;
  • Versatility and creative mindset to identify technical solutions that meet our customers’ needs;
  • Team player and communicative;
  • Eager to learn to grow your development skill levels;
  • Rigorous and concerned by the quality of the output delivered;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage.

Tagged as: egse, satellite operations, planning, PUS, flight elements, data cataloguing

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