MISSION OPERATION SEGMENT SYSTEM ENGINEER

Company Details

OHB Italia S.p.A. is part of the European Space and Technology Group OHB SE (Orbitale Hochtechnologie Bremen), listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. It is one of the three top space companies in Europe with 3.000 employees worldwide and total revenues for EUR 901 Mio. in 2020.

Your Tasks:

  • Technical management of Mission Planning, Flight Dynamics, Satellite Control Center and Satellite Simulator subsystems subcontractors
  • Technical management and coordination of Mission Operation Segment engineering and AIV activities
  • Technical management of subsystems design activities down to component level
  • Definition of ground element design, development and programmatic framework
  • Definition and justification of S/S architecture, from concept to detailed design phase
  • Definition and control of S/S technical interfaces, internal and external (towards space and launch segments)
  • Definition and control of system technical budget and margins


Your Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or comparable in Aerospace Engineering
  • Professional experience of at least five years in Ground Segment (G/S) engineering projects for space systems, in Phase C/D as mandatory
  • Professional experience of at least five years in definition and design of S/S for EO systems for institutional and/or commercial customers
  • Strong competences in design and development of EO space
  • Experience in the definition, management and traceability of requirements structure with the support of DOORS
  • Use of simulation and computing tools for the definition of G/S performances, e.g. STK, Python, MATLAB
  • Proven capability to define of G/S design throughout the support of model-based methods, techniques and tools (e.g. SysML, UML)
  • Sound knowledge of ground system engineering processes, and ground system and software life cycles
  • Sound knowledge of relevant ECSS standards
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills
  • Ability to devise creative solutions and think out of the box
  • Proven heritage and attitude for problem solving and project team management
  • High level of flexibility, willingness to work in international teams and ability to keep tight schedules
  • High motivation, proactive working approach and strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent communication, presentation and documentation skills
  • Fluency in both spoken and written (Business) English, Italian skills are desirable

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