We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
MTG Satellite Simulator and MOF Tools Engineer
You will be based initially for 3 years at our client’s headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further 2 years may be possible. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.
Your Tasks Include:
The tasks of the Consultant will typically include:
Support to the maintenance of MTG Mission Operations Facility requirement specification in the area of MTG Mission Operations Facility tools and liaison with the operational users for the definition of the requirements baseline.
Follow up the MTG Mission Operations Facility tools procurement to make sure that the delivery fits the intended purpose.
Follow up the MTG Mission Operations Facility satellite simulator procurement to make sure that the delivery fits the intended purpose.
Support the MTG ground segment team, the Mission Operations Facility manager, the ground segment manager and the SATSIM procurement manager.
Interact with suppliers and partner organisations.
Participation to the Reviews for the satellite simulator as well as the Mission Operations Facility tools and interfacing facilities.
Participation (test conduction and / or witnessing) to MTG satellite simulator as well as the Mission Operations Facility tools testing and related activities on facility as well as on system level.
Analysis of test results and test reports on satellite simulator, Mission Operations Facility as well as on system level in particular with respect to their suitability for requirement verification and validation.
Generation of test plans / procedures for in house testing.
Track the Mission Operations Facility tools test results, test reports and requirement verification status.
Cloning and installation of the MTG satellite simulator as well as the Mission Operations Facility tools, while fulfilling the configuration management requirements.
Verification of correct satellite simulator as well as Mission Operations Facility installation.
Monitor and, where applicable, steer the lifecycle for all related anomaly reports (ARs) / non-conformance reports (NCRs).
Develop, including design, documentation, coding and testing of dedicated Mission Operations Facility tools not externally procured based on input requirement documentation. This task includes the involvement / interaction with the final users, participation to relevant reviews and answering of RIDs generated.
Operation of the MTG satellite simulator during Mission Operations Facility test campaigns.
Provision of support to other users of the MTG satellite simulator / Mission Operations Facility tools.
Preparation and production of routine reports as necessary.
Preparation of technical notes and attendance at technical meetings.
Analysis, review and generation of any relevant MTG documentation.
In addition to having a University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, furthermore the Consultant shall have, as a pre-requisite, a demonstrated experience of five years in the following:
Mission Operations System specifications / development and / or procurement within a space system.
Spacecraft simulator development, installation, testing and hands-on operation.
In depth knowledge of SIMSAT.
Software development in JAVA.
Eclipse RCP / RAP.
GIT & SVN Version Control software.
AIV related activities (test procedure generation, requirements verification and validation, test report generation).
Anomaly reports (ARs) / non-conformance reports (NCRs) handling, investigation and discussion with clients as well as the supplier.
SW development under UNIX / Linux operating system.
It would be a distinct advantage for the Consultant to have experience with some of the following:
ECSS Space Engineering Standards, in particular those related to Mission Control and SW engineering.
Satellite TM / TC Database design, implementation and testing.
Satellite / Ground Operations Preparation.
Spacecraft routine operations.
In depth knowledge of MICONYS (SCOS 2000, FARC, PARC, etc.) based Monitoring and Control Subsystems.
Configuration Control software (e.g. Dimensions).
The Consultant shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and must be able to work with the minimum of supervision.
The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the consultant must be able to work effectively in this language and have knowledge of the other.
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 22nd September 2016
MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.