SCISYS Deutschland GmbH in its Engineering Service business provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated 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. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career Progression.
We are looking for s Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer (m/f/d) to work in our Darmstadt office.
Thanks to the seniority and consolidated relevant experience in the field, the candidate will play a crucial technical lead role in supporting operations preparation for different upcoming missions at SCISYS, like the German telecommunication mission “Heinrich Hertz” (H2SAT, phases C/D/E1), the Mission to the Moon and the ESA Lagrange space weather mission (phases A/B). The candidate will be able to contribute from the very beginning of the project lifecycle with system level responsibility and eventually be a core member of the mission operations team for H2SAT. The candidate will report directly to the respective mission operations manager.
For this position, the following tasks are currently envisaged, but the assignments might change during the project’s development depending on the operational needs:
Act as team technical lead for operations preparation for the assigned mission(s), in continuous coordination with the mission operations manager
Provide system level expertise and guidance
Review, refine and complement relevant documentation generated during preceding phases
Support the development of all the required documentation as per operational phase, according to ECSS standard
Develop and validate the Flight Operations Procedures for LEOP, IOT and routine operations
Prepare training material and provide training to other members of the operations team
Define, coordinate, conduct and document system validation activities as simulation campaigns, SVTs, mission rehearsals, etc.
Test and validate all operational items
Perform operational configuration management
Participate in technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning meetings
Support H2SAT LEOP, platform & payload IOT, GTO-GEO transfer and final GEO orbit slot acquisition as member of the operations team
The successful candidate will have:
A university master’s degree in aerospace, mathematics, physics or equivalent
Demonstrated and consolidated experience preferably with more than 7 years in the field of spacecraft operations
Fluency in English. Knowledge of German would be an advantage
We are looking for a motivated and proactive team player, able to work autonomously, showing initiative and self-management skills when performing under time pressure.
With SCISYS you get the chance to take responsibility for your own and varied professional activities, while there is always room for producing new ideas and contributing your personality
Get to know a corporate culture where team spirit, trust and dedication are the core values
Short decision paths, flexible working hours and a good reconciliation of work and everyday life are a matter of course for us
To apply for this vacancy please visit: https://careers.scisys.de/en/jobs