WHO ARE WE?
GMV INSYEN is a German company, being part of GMV, a global technology group in Space, Defense, ICT and Intelligent Transport Systems employing 2300 staff. Our activities in Germany are related to high-tech aerospace projects, space operations, ground systems, mission analysis, navigation and flight dynamics. GMV INSYEN also specializes in software and hardware systems for simulation, emulation, 3D visualization and operations support. We are headquartered in Oberpfaffenhofen near Munich and have offices in Darmstadt.
At GMV INSYEN you will find a unique work environment that requires talent, imagination and personal effort. We are an international team bound together by the passion for challenge, innovation, technology and customer service. This allows us to offer the right response, unique and always trustworthy.
Having the best professionals on board is the true source of our competitive advantage. We recruit excellent engineers and encourage innovation, technical excellence and continuing education. We provide competitive compensation, attractive benefits and plenty of opportunities for professional growth.
Responsibilities/ Duties /Tasks
GMV is a top supplier of flight dynamics solutions and helps ESA in Darmstadt (ESOC) operate their unique fleet of Science and Earth Observation satellites. Join a wonderful and successful company and come fly the most spectacular satellites made in Europe!
Typical tasks will include:
Determine satellite orbit and attitude
Determine satellite target trajectory
Generate commands for the satellite AOCS
Independently test and validate the above!
Develop and maintain ESA in-house flight dynamics software tools
Qualifications: University degree in aerospace engineering, mathematics or physics
- Fluent in English
- Classical mechanics, including:
kinematics and dynamics of point masses,
dynamics of rigid bodies,
dynamics expressed in non-inertial reference frames, e.g. including dynamics in rotating frames, rotation dynamics expressed in body fixed frame,
conservation laws in mechanics,
gravitational forces and field,
orbit dynamics, keplerian orbits and Kepler laws.
- Solving problems via analytical mechanics methods (e.g. lagrangian formulation)
- Linear algebra, in particular different representations of rotation in 3D, thus including the representation of S/C attitude (cosine direction matrix, Euler symmetric parameters/quaternions, Euler-angles...)
- Calculus in one or several variables.
- Numerical methods for:
integration of differential equations,
function approximation and interpolation,
linear algebra problems.
- Software programming in C++ or Python
- Unix/Linux scripting
WHAT DO WE OFFER?
As soon as they join the organization our professionals are given the chance to tackle technological challenges in an innovative environment, to work in multi-disciplinary teams and deal directly with clients. This helps them to mature quickly as professionals.
We provide continual top-up training to keep our career professionals perfectly abreast of all technologies used.
If you would like to work in an interesting, fun, fast-paced, challenging, diverse and global company which is growing rapidly, please send us your resume to email@example.com