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    Job Description
    TitleProject Planning Engineer
    Job posted on10/07/2019
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationGraduate
    Contract typeAny
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    Solenix is specialized in the provision of high-quality software engineering, technical consulting and operations services in the aerospace domain. This vacancy note concerns an on-site consulting position at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt, Germany.

    Project Planning Engineer (19-13-044)

    Job Description

    We are looking for a Project Planning Engineer to support our activities with our customer EUMETSAT. The selected engineer will provide his/her experience in the area of system planning or ground segment level planning and scheduling during Phases C/D of ongoing programmes, as well as support other future LEO programmes. The selected engineer will focus on defining and maintaining the system development logic, schedule and all subsystem interactions, covering the space segment (satellite and instruments), ground segment, satellite application facilities, launcher service and LEOP service, as well as the corresponding operations preparation activities.
    The main tasks of the selected engineer will include:

    •Maintain a detailed development logic and schedule of the Ground Segment:

    •Including all the subsystems and services, consistently with overall programme constraints, and in coordination with the relevant EUMETSAT teams, contractors and partners

    •Ensuring that the corresponding development logic and schedule remains at all times consistent with programme constraints

    •Performing a critical path analysis of each version of the schedule

    •Follow-up subsystems developments and participate in necessary meetings and reviews

    •Track progress against agreed development plans and Interaction Documents and signal any likely or identified deviations from these plans, together with the elaboration of proposals to reduce the impact of any delays

    •Provide inputs to the Ground Segment Plans concerning the development logic, schedule and interactions

    •Provide regular summary reports on development progress against the development schedule and the status of interactions

    •Identify interactions between subsystems and partners/contractors and associate them with main development milestones and work breakdown structure. Prepare and maintain Interactions Documents, defining interactions between subsystems, together with their need dates. Interactions will cover such areas as:

    •Deliverables: hardware, software, databases, documentation, algorithms, test data sets, tools, configuration statuses

    •Support: mutual review support, joint test and operational rehearsals preparation and execution, test data analyses

    •Access to: services, sites, facilities, infrastructure and interfaces

    •Manage the configuration of the Ground Segment Schedule and Interactions Documents versions, as requested

    •On request, provide consultancy on planning activities within the organisation.

     

    Required Skills and Experience

     

    •University degree

    •At least 3 years' experience performing project planning activities preferably on large and complex development projects in the aerospace (or similar) domain

    •Demonstrated ability to define system development logic, lifecycle and schedules and successfully implement them

    •Demonstrated ability to understand the technical aspects of system components and their development constraints

    •Proficiency with MS-Project

    •Used to working in a rigorous manner with formal configuration management of schedule versions

    •Good communication skills (verbal and written) and a team player

     

    Desirable Skills and Experience

     

    •Certification in project management or in project management disciplines

    •Knowledge of Quality Assurance procedures and processes

    •Experience in Earth Observation systems and/or Ground Segment development

     

    Work Location

    Darmstadt, Germany

    Dates

    Application Deadline: 10 August 2019
    Start of Work: 01 October 2019

    Important Notes

    Before applying to this position, please read the page Notes to Applicants on the Solenix website under Career.
    Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany.
    Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

    Job Application

    Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch  before the application deadline 10 August 2019

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    Web Pagehttps://solenix.ch/career/2019-07-10/project-planning-engineer-19-13-044
    Contact information
    CompanySolenix
    AddressSpreestrasse 3
    Darmstadt
    Germany
    64295
    Emailcareer@solenix.ch
    Web Pagehttp://www.solenix.ch/career


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