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    Job Description
    TitleFlight Dynamics Operations Engineers (m/f/d)
    Job posted on27/07/2021
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    LSE Space is looking for experienced Engineer (m/f/d) in order to fulfill the duty of:                                              

                            Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer

    for our customer ESA/ESOC  in Darmstadt/Germany

    For our activities at ESA/ESOC, we are currently seeking to employ brilliant, highly motivated and enthusiastic Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer to perform activities related to JUICE, Exomars RSP and Euclid launch preparation, LEOP support and operations. Services shall also be provided related to GAIA, Bepi Colombo, Mars Express, ExoMars TGO, Hera and Solar Orbiter.

     

    Tasks and Activities

    You will be responsible for Command Generation for the Jupiter ICy moons Explorer(JUICE), but with the possibility of supporting other service and/or missions.

    Key tasks:

    º Command Generation:
    • Execution of and support to operational tasks

    • Generation of task related command parameters

    • Generation of task related reports

     

    Mission Planning Support:
    • Execution of and support to operational tasks

    • Generation of mission planning related products, such as schedules and planning input

     

    Flight Dynamics Application Layer (primarily in the command generation domain):
    • Maintenance of elements of the Flight Dynamics Application Layer.

     

    Flight Dynamics System Development (primarily in the command generation domain):
    • Specification of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements

    • Implementation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements

    • Installation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements on operational platform(s)- design, coordination and implementation of tests

    • Participation in tests

    • Set-up procedures

    • Flight Dynamics (Sub-)System configuration

    • Coordination of internal and external interfaces and actitivities across subsystems

    • General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities

     

    Specific Requirements:

    In cooperation and coordination with other service providers, the service team shall conduct the following tasks:

    1.-Routine command generation  of all interplanetary and lagrangian missions in  routine operations,  including e.g.: Mars Express, ExoMars TGO and GAIA.

    2.- Command Generation  for science missions for critical phase (e.g. planetary approach, planetary swing-by

    3.- FD command generator  design, development and maintenance

    4.- Launch preparation

    5.- LEOP and NECP support in the command generation domain (JUICE, RSP and EUCLID).

    6.- GNC analyses.

    7.- Review of GNC documentation and inputs from S/C manufacturer for Science missions.

     

    Skills and Experience

    The following skills and experience are mandatory:

    •    A University degree and masters in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics with exceptional academic record.

    •    Very good skills in linear algebra, calculus in one or several variables, numerical methods and classical mechanics.

    •   Very good C++ programming skills and experience, scripting languages and Linux operating system

    •   Fluency in English, both in speech and writing.

    •   Coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields.

    • Ability to multi-task efficiently; working on multiple activities, multiple subsystems and if applicable multiple missions simultaneously.

    •   Ability to work independently.

    The following skills would be highly desirable:

    •   Familiarity with the ESOC environment

    •   Familiarity/experience with Flight Dynamics operations engineering tasks

    •   Experience dealing with external interfaces

    •   Experience with Linux, network services and protocols, and system administration 

     

    Location of work: Darmstadt/Germany.

    Start Date: ASAP

    Benefits:

    A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path.

    Security:

    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.

     

     

    Web Pagewww.lsespace.com
    Contact information
    CompanyLSE Space GmbH
    Contact nameAndrée Scherschel
    AddressFriedrichshafener Straße 2
    Gilching
    Germany
    82205
    Phone0049-(0)8105-777 404
    Fax0049-(0)8105-777 404
    Emailwww.lsespace.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.lsespace.com


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