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    Job Description
    TitleFlight Dynamics Operations Engineer - Test and Validation Attitude for Science Missions
    Job codeG021/ESOC/7419
    Job posted on30/07/2021
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start date>3months
    Job Description

    Are you our new Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer - Test and Validation Attitude for Science Missions? Come and join talented diverse Serco team at the European Organisation for the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) based in Darmstadt, Germany. 

    Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.  

     

    Package Description

    What we offer if you join our amazing team:

    • Competitive Salary 

    • Corporate Benefits Package 

    • Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable) 

    • Company events

     

    Main Responsibilities

    For our customer, ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany, we are seeking an experienced Flight Dynamics Operations Engineers.
    The primary areas of responsibility for this position are the Test & Validation in the AOCS domain (TVA) for Science Missions, including interplanetary missions and missions in Lagrangian orbits.
    The service to be provided is primarily related to EXOMARS RSP, Euclid launch preparation, LEOP support and operations, and BepiColombo operations.
    However, the engineer may also be requested to provide the services related to GAIA, Mars Express, ExoMars TGO, JUICE, Hera and Solar Orbiter.

     

    Successful Candidate

    Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:

    University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics

    Very good skills in linear algebra, in particular for problem solving related to geometry in the Euclidean 3–dimensional space.

    Being familiar with different representations of rotation in 3D, thus including the representation of S/C attitude (cosine direction matrix, Euler symmetric parameters/ quaternions, Euler-angles ...) is an asset.

    Very good skills in calculus in one or several variables.

    Skills in numerical methods for:

    • equations solving,

    • integration of differential equations,

    • function approximation and interpolation,

    • optimisation,

    • linear algebra problems.

    Very good skills in 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.

    Ability to solve mechanics problems via analytical mechanics methods (e.g. Lagrangian formulation) is a valuable asset.

    Skills to apply above knowledge to develop solutions to technical problems in cooperation with customers and other experts

    Very good C++ programming skills and experience, in particular in object-oriented design and coding skills using C++ as main programming language. Knowledge of Unix/Linux, and scripting languages and is a valuable asset.

    Experience in Linux operating system.

    Will to take operational responsibility in multi-discipline teams

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

    Fluency in English, both in speech and writing.

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    Important

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

    Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

    Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

    Data Protection:

    When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.

    You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

     

    About The Company

    Why should you join Serco ?

    At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

    Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

    A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

    Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

    What we offer

    Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector

    A company passionate about diversity and inclusion

    Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

    Pension

    About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

     

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    Please click on the apply button to be taken to our careers website

    Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

    More at:

    https://www.serco.com/eu/sector-expertise/space

    https://www.serco.com/eu/careers/careers-in-space

    Web Pagehttps://careershub.serco.eu/members/?j=7419&ATSI=serco&jobboard=SpaceCareers&c=vacancyposter
    Contact information
    CompanySerco Group Plc
    Contact nameTatiana Thiessen
    AddressSerco Services GmbH
    Lise-Meitner-Str. 10
    Darmstadt
    64293
    EmailVP6A1018A9.1160@vacancyposter.com


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