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    TitleEPS-SG System End to End M&C Engineer
    Job posted on22/09/2016
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a

    EPS-SG System End to End M&C Engineer

    You will be based initially for 2 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:

    The activities for this consultancy will include overall system aspects involving the space segment (satellites) and the ground segment, consisting of the data acquisition systems, monitoring and control systems, data processing facilities and product dissemination facilities. The focus for the consultant will be on Satellite and operational related aspects within the system.

    The tasks and responsibilities of the consultant to be undertaken will typically include the following:

    Ensuring that operational aspects (from operations concept etc) are adequately reflected in the system technical specifications and design.

    Provide input and support to the customisation of the Packet Utilisation Standard (PUS) specific to EPS-SG and documentation of the results.

    Provide input and support to the customisation of other satellite related ECSS standards

    Provide input to the Space to ground ICD and ensure that the system design and operations matches with the satellite data storage and retrieval concepts.

    Follow up of actions arising from the Space segment that have system impacts.

    Provide support to general system engineering activities:

    Analysis and trade off activities

    Preparation and maintenance of system technical specification.

    Documentation of system design and justification

    Ad hoc internal reviews

    System level formal reviews.

    Ground segment level activities as required

    Support IV&V activities


    These activities will involve interactions with other Client divisions. Travel within Europe, to the United States and possibly other parts of the world may have to be undertaken for certain tasks.


    Your Profile:

    The consultant shall have the following experience and background:

    University degree in the domain of engineering, science, or equivalent.

    At least 5 years of experience in the field of engineering of space and/or ground systems, in the area of Low-Earth Orbiting satellites (LEO), including the development of monitoring and control systems for polar satellites.

    Experience of Satellite Monitoring and Control using ECSS PUS standards services.

    Capability to prepare system requirements and design documents, and to perform system-level analyses for complex polar satellite systems.

    The following experience would be additional assets:

    Familiarity with the CORE design tool (from Vitech).

    Experience with DOORs.

    The key person shall be able to fulfil the assigned tasks with a minimum of supervision, have a systematic approach to work, be able to plan his/her work and to cope with tight schedules and multiple tasks.

    He/she shall have the capability to write accurate and consistent technical documentation. Good communication skills (verbal and written) are important. He/she shall be willing to work in a team of engineers and in cooperation with industry and partner agencies.

    Fluency in English (the working language). Knowledge of French would be an advantage.


    REFERENCE: 16-213206

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany


    CLOSING DATE: 1st November 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.

    Contact information
    CompanyMoltek Consultants Ltd
    Contact namePeter Clarke
    AddressThe Business Centre
    Green Road
    United Kingdom
    TN12 8JS
    Phone+44(0)1892 725000
    Fax+44(0)1892 725001
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