We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
System Engineering Consultant
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.
The key person will carry out tasks which support activities typically related to Phase B/C of a space programme in the area of system design engineering and architecture definition. The key person will provide consultancy to the Sentinel-6/Jason-CS project, with potential support to other LEO programmes.
The Key person will perform system engineering activities such as:
Justification of the system design including producing and maintaining any relevant analyses and budgets;
General support to system engineering activities, for example:
Documentation of system design and interfaces.
Support to the technical coordination with Partners.
Support to segment level activities and reviews as required.
Participate to System level formal reviews.
In the performance of these tasks, the Contractor shall apply the Client’s configuration and change control procedures as well as the relevant system engineering standards and quality management procedures.
The Key person shall have a university degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to the job profile together with the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks without supervision.
Knowledge and experience with the following is considered mandatory:
At least 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of large scale systems engineering and architectural design;
Demonstrated ability to analyse systems from an end-to-end perspective;
Capability to prepare design documents, to perform system-level analyses and to produce and maintain technical budgets.
Knowledge and experience with the following is considered an advantage:
Experience in earth observation satellite-based projects, particularly in the areas of near-real time data processing or spacecraft control systems;
Experience with Model Based System Engineering with the support of dedicated tools (e.g. CORE);
Space and ground system engineering processes and standards.
The variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported require a high degree of autonomy and good analytical skills. The Key person shall be in possession of sound interpersonal skills to conduct the responsibilities described above autonomously and without supervision, exhibiting good oral and written communications skills, analytical capabilities, and motivation.
The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the Key person must be able to work effectively in this language
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 21st February 2017
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.