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    Job Description
    TitleSystem Operations Engineer (Mission Performance Team) Consultant (f/m)
    Job codeRef. 2017_351
    Job posted on12/05/2017
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationGraduate
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    Job Description

    For our customer "Eumetsat" we are looking for a suitable candidate on the base fulltime (unlimited contract for the
    location Darmstadt, Germany starting asap for the position:


    System Operations Engineer (Mission Performance Team) Consultant (f/m) Ref. 2017_351


    Your responsibilities:
    The Consultant shall provide consultancy for the mission performance of the current Ground Segments (MSG Ground Segment,
    the EPS Overall Ground System (‘OGS’), and Copernicus/Sentinel-3 Ground Segment), as well as their evolution, as well as to
    the future programmes.
    System operations in a real-time operations environment
    End-to-end operations monitoring
    User messaging systems configuration and operation
    Configuration of event monitoring and end-to-end monitoring systems
    Monitoring infrastructure configuration and operation
    Multi-mission element and infrastructure operations
    Mission Performance System Evolutions for existing and new programmes, in particular for EPS-SG and Jason-CS
    Tasks including the provision of consultancy for the routine operations of the LEO & GEO ground segments, as well as
    their evolution to include new programmes and system operations
    Responsible for the definition and/or maintenance of the routine operations procedures pertaining to mission
    performance operations and the interfaces of the key systems within the ground segment, in accordance with the
    established Client Operations Department configuration management and quality assurance practices
    Re-design and evolution of the mission performance systems to support existing and new programmes
    Aacquire and maintain a System-wide view of the MSG System, the EPS CGS and OGS, and Copernicus/Sentinel-3,
    particularly in the areas of system end-to-end monitoring & control and data flows
    Review any planned changes to the mission performance system configurations for LEO and GEO ground segments, and
    support the investigation of anomalies encountered through the routine system and ground segment operations
    Provide consultancy for the development &operations preparation for recurrent satellites in existing operational
    programs (e.g. Metop-C and MSG-4), and for future operational programs currently in development (including Sentinel-3,
    MTG and EPS-SG).
    Implementation of system upgrades to support major operations projects, including System Mid-Term Evolution Plan,
    recurrent satellites, and any System hardware and operating system obsolescence upgrade.
    Consultant shall perform the following routine operations tasks:
    Definition, configuration and maintenance of end-to-end monitoring and reporting systems
    Definition and maintenance of system operations procedures, including system and ground segment procedures and
    operations guides
    Liase & optimise the spacecraft monitoring and control activities
    Liase with the ground segment facility operations teams and system operations analysts to ensure continuity &
    optimisation of ground segment and mission operations (through procedure and operations guide updates, configuration
    changes, database or user interface changes etc.)
    Support to the definition of Operations Service Specifications
    Interface with the systems maintenance teams and industry representatives to ensure optimised performance, including
    participating in the definition and implementation of any changes to the mission performance systems
    Provision of support to operational ground segment analyses
    Provision of stand-by/on-call support as system operations engineer, on an “as needed” basis. This will be coordinated
    through the normal on-call process
    Provision of support, as required, to critical operations
    Processing of mission performance related system anomalies, their documentation, investigation, classification and
    resolution/mitigation, including participation in Anomaly Review Boards
    Participation in technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning meetings
    Processing of system modifications, including their documentation, approval, and implementation, including participation
    in Change Review Boards
    Support to, and participation in, the functional verification and operational validation of mission performance system
    upgrades and evolutions, both standalone and in the context of an overall ground segment
    Liaison with various department and divisions within Client organisation (CM, QA, Management, Product Experts, User
    Services)
    Provision of training, through written materials, practical demonstrations and presentations, to other members of the
    Operations Team
    In the performance of these tasks, the Consultant shall apply the Client configuration and change control procedures as
    well as the relevant system engineering standards, quality management procedures and maintenance procedures.

     

    Your skills:

    At least a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline
    At least three years experience of end-to-end operations preparation and routine system operations of Geostationary
    (‘GEO’) and Low Earth Orbit (‘LEO’) satellite systems in a real-time spacecraft operations environment
    At least three years work experience in the operation and configuration of end-to-end monitoring and reporting systems
    for (Earth Observation) data processing ground segments
    At least three years experience in the definition, development, integration and verification & validation of ground
    segment and mission data monitoring systems
    Recent experience of the following, in an operational context, would be a distinct advantage:
    Experience of procurement phases for new programmes
    Experience of configuration and monitoring using NAGIOS/OP5
    Experience of software and system testing
    Experience with the definition and analysis of operational user requirements
    Experience of using configuration management systems
    Windows & Unix / Linux operating systems
    Web server administration
    Shell/HTML/PHP Scripting and XML
    Database Management and SQL
    Integrated Development Environments such as Eclipse
    Very good knowledge of English language

    Contact information
    CompanyBishop GmbH - Aeronautical Engineers
    Contact nameSarah Simon
    AddressBlankenese Bahnhofstr 12
    Hamburg
    Germany
    22587
    Phone0049 40 866 258 29
    Emailsimon.sarah@bishop-gmbh.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.bishop-gmbh.com


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