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Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:18:10 +0000
China carried out the controlled deorbiting of its Tiangong-2 space lab into the South Pacific, the China Manned Space Engineering Office (CMSEO) announced Friday. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:36:28 +0000
Kevin O’Connell, director of the Commerce Department’s Office of Space Commerce, said the repository, called the Unified Data Library, is the first step in the transfer of some space situational awareness responsibilities as requested by the White House last year.  SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 12:00:53 +0000
The story of the Apollo program, the many heroes in the headlines and those behind-the-scenes, the unprecedented crisis and tragedies that were overcome to fulfill a martyred President’s bold promise, is a story as compelling as any great novel or Greek myth. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 19 Jul 2019 01:26:17 +0000
NASA has decided to extend the lifetimes of all eight astrophysics missions up for review, from large space telescopes to an instrument on the International Space Station. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:17:32 +0000
The U.K. will invest $34 million in small satellites, will increase support for the Combined Space Operations Center. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:00:44 +0000
History is now repeating itself. President Trump has declared he wants to send astronauts to the moon by 2024 and then Mars by 2033. But, in other words, NASA is saying to Trump the same thing it said to Bush: “You can’t do your program until you do my program.” SpaceNews.com
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Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:39:00 +0000
A half-century after developing the computers that guided the Apollo missions to the moon, Draper is working on technologies that it says can enable new human and robotic missions to the moon in the near future. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 13:00:47 +0000
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Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:22 +0000
As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first humans to walk on the moon, you might notice we aren’t celebrating it on the moon. Why? SpaceNews.com
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 02:44:31 +0000
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate committee July 17 that a cost estimate for landing humans on the moon by 2024 likely won’t be ready until the administration submits a budget request next February. SpaceNews.com
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    Job Description
    TitlePayload Data Ground Segment Systems Engineer
    Job posted on21/03/2019 (modified on 11/07/2019)
    LocationDarmstdadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    You will support a mission-critical payload data ground system providing satellite data products to meteorological services world-wide. You will be part of a small multinational team. You will work in a complex Linux-based environment comprising a large number of powerful, state-of-the-art server and storage systems. You will use and extend your experience on system level (architecture, interfaces, data flows).

    Summary / objective

    We are looking for a degree-educated system engineer to work in a complex satellite data processing system. Our team supports the customer (on-site in Darmstadt) to process and deliver meteorological data to international users: complete, in time and with good quality.

    Responsibilities / Duties

    Performance monitoring and preventive maintenance to ensure continuous, complete and timely production and delivery of the products to the users;

    Anomaly investigation, root cause analysis and Anomaly Reports handling: this will also include providing recommendations for workarounds to mitigate satellite anomalies;

    Support evolution of the software – building, packaging, deployment, integration and testing in test environments and operational environment. Maintenance and update of operational documentations;

    Perform technical analysis of system architecture and specification evolutions or major upgrades of the operational ground systems. Contribute to proposals, and to the IV&V activities for major evolutions of the operational ground systems.

    Qualifications / Experience

    Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Telecommunication or other relevant scientific or engineering area;

    Experience in software development, Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) of complex systems;

    System-level and component-level experience (complex system architecture with many interfaces, data flows and dependencies) is more relevant than programming experience;

    Experience working in a Linux based environment.

    Essential Skills

    Able to work in an orderly and disciplined manner, demonstrating analytical approach and attention to detail;

    Working in Linux (RHEL) environment on shell level (bash);

    Network services (SSH, NFS, FTP, HTTP) typical in Linux environments;

    Professional communication, in English language, with customer and other involved parties/teams;

    Configuration Control processes and tools;

    Able to work with minimum supervision.

    Desirable Skills

    Scripting languages (bash, perl, python);

    Databases (SQL);

    Source code configuration control (Subversion);

    Java / C++ programming language;

    Eclipse IDE knowledge;

    Experience with high-availability systems (RAID disk arrays, network interface bonding, cluster servers);

    Experience with Payload Data Ground Segment systems;

    Knowledge of space and ground system engineering processes, system and software life-cycles and standards.

    Further Requirements

    After the familiarisation period it is expected that the candidate participates in the rotating on-call duty

    Web Pagehttps://www.telespazio-vega.de/jobs/j18099
    Contact information
    CompanyTelespazio VEGA Deutschland GmbH
    Contact nameHuman Resources
    AddressEuropaplatz 5
    Darmstadt
    Germany
    64293
    Phone+49 (0) 6151 8257-0
    Emailrecruitment@vega.de
    Web Pagehttps://www.telespazio-vega.de/jobs/j18099


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