SCISYS Deutschland GmbH provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. We have a strong presence at ESOC and EUMETSAT, as well as serving all ESA sites and spacecraft primes. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable, dedicated and talented engineers across Europe. Our services cover the whole life cycle of space programmes from early concepts to operations.
Our Space Division provides a dynamic, supportive and friendly atmosphere in which you are encouraged to lead with initiative. We support new ideas from our colleagues and are focused on innovation. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career progression.
For our location in Darmstadt (Germany), we are looking for Operations Preparation Engineers.
For phases C/D/E1 of a new Geostationary Telecoms Mission we are looking for Operations Preparations Engineers.
The tasks will include:
Review, refine and complement the mission analysis and other relevant documentation generated during preceding phases
Support the development of the missions operations concepts and plans
Perform the mission-specific configuration and adaptation of the ground system
Develop and validate the end-to-end space and ground procedures for LEOP, IOT and routine operations
Prepare training material and provide training to other members of the operations team
Prepare, conduct and document system validation activities as simulation campaigns, SVTs, mission rehearsals, etc.
Participate in technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning Meetings
Be part of the operations team during the following phases: LEOP, platform & payload IOT, relocation to final orbit slot
The following experience and skills are essential:
Minimum of a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
Demonstrated experience in the field of spacecraft operations with specific experience as follows:
- Specification of system and operational concepts and external operational interfaces management.
- Definition, development and validation of operations for satellite ground segment facilities
- Spacecraft monitor and control operations
- Operational procedures development life cycle and operation preparations environment for operational systems
- Support to system validation
Fluent in English.
Knowledge of German would be an advantage.
Start date is November 2017.
The initial location of the work is in our Darmstadt office. When the control centre for the mission is ready for use (location TBD within Germany), remaining tasks will be performed there.
The candidate must have a valid German work and residence permit or be an EU Citizen.
The candidate shall be eligible to obtain a personal security clearance.
To apply online please visit www.scisys.de/spacejobs