LSE Space GmbH is truly an international company with widespread expertise in large international projects - often crossing multiple organizational, cultural, and technological barriers.
LSE Space is looking for experienced Engineer (m/f/d) in order to fulfill the duty of:
Spacecraft Operations Engineer (DATA HANDLING) - CryoSat-2 and Swarm
for our customer ESA/ESOC in Darmstadt/Germany.
For our activities at ESA/ESOC, we are currently seeking to employ highly motivated and enthusiastic Spacecraft Operations Engineer to support the Aeolus and Cryosat missions within the Earth Observation Missions family but with the possibility of supporting other missions within this family.
Responsibilities and Duties
The general activities of the SOE for CryoSat-2 and Swarm are:
Preparation and execution of nominal and contingency flight operations procedures.
Coordination of operations with ESA internal and external partners.
Execution of Mission Planning.
Production of procedures, validation test plans and reports for project specific software and systems (both Ground and Space related).
Participation in systems test campaigns, training and simulation programmes.
General flight control support service including on-call.
Spacecraft performance monitoring and reporting on regular basis.
Anomaly investigation and resolution.
University degree or equivalent education in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering
Skills and Experience
The following skills and experience are mandatory:
Strong technical background in Data Handling area.
Proven knowledge of hardware embarked on ESA spacecraft.
Good understanding of real-time operating software.
Broad knowledge and experience with modern software.
On-board software management principles.
Good understanding of the PUS standard, the space-to-ground interface and on-board routing.
Capable of developing basic software tools to support complex analysis and anomaly investigation.
Ability to work in an organised manner, with good reporting skills and reliable deadline meeting.
Fluency in English.
The following skills would be highly desirable:
Former experience as Data Handling SOE.
Hands on familiarity with operational tools: MCS, Simulator, DB browser, MOIS or equivalent tool.
Hands-on familiarity in SVT and flight procedures development.
Familiarity with low Earth orbit satellites, including basic mission analysis and data handling observation scheduling aspects.
Familiarity with other platform subsystems will be a plus.
The ability to multi-task efficiently; working on multiple activities, multiple subsystems and multiple missions simultaneously.
Location of work: Darmstadt/Germany.
A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path.
In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.
How to apply?
Are you looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment?
Please send your CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org making reference to the RFP 19-064 (Cryosat-Swarm)