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MTGS Spacecraft Operations Team Leader

2019-04-15 13:30:01| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Reporting to the Meteosat Spacecraft Operations Manager in the Flight Operations Division, the MTGS Spacecraft Operations Team Leader will first lead the spacecraft operations preparation for Meteosat Third Generation MTGS sounding satellites, working in close coordination and sharing resources with the MTGI imaging satellite Spacecraft Operations Team Leader. After the launch, heshe will lead MTGS flight operations and support coordination with flight operations of other Meteosat satellites. DUTIES Lead the MTGS spacecraft operations preparations activities, including Production of all relevant plans, procedures and manuals regarding system verification validation, operations, rehearsals, training, etc. Review and acceptance of MTGS flight operations plans manuals Validation of MTGS operational databases and generation and validation of MTGS flight operations procedures Support to MTGS satellitesystem and ground segment validation testing Participate in the specification, development or procurement, followup, verification and validation for all the tools necessary to complete the operational validation of both types of MTG satellites and the MTG system and ground segment Support the MTG development programme on all matters relevant to operations preparation for the MTGS mission, including implementation and validation of the system operations concepts, and, as required, liaison with ESA, the satellite prime contractor, the LEOP and commissioning teams Support the integration and the exchange of technical information between the MTG development programme and the Flight Operations Division for the various MTGS flight control ground segment facilities e.g. Satellite simulator, Mission Control system, Multi mission facilities for planning, monitoring and performance analysis Support the Meteosat Operations Manager in the preparations of relevant operations teams for readiness for MTGS launch, commissioning and operations, and in coordinating the phasein of the MTGS mission with ongoing Meteosat routine operations Lead flight operations of MTGS satellites, and support coordination with flight operations of other Meteosat Second and Third Generation satellites Deputise for the Meteosat Spacecraft Operations Manager as required. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Significant experience in spacecraft operations andor operations preparations, at coordinationteamleader level, preferably in an international environment. Knowledge of system engineering standards and methodologies relevant to operations of space systems Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas is necessary Routine operations of geostationary satellites Preparation of operations of a complex satellite system, preferably an Earth observation satellite system Spacecraft design and assembly, integration and test LEOP and Commissioning Operations Knowledge of Satellite system design and Monitoring Control principles Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of the implications for future routine operations of decisions taken during the development phase Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a proven ability to apply these to interactions within a team and between teams Experience of project or team or technical coordinationmanagement Ability to understand and synthesise complex issues, to express ideas and issues clearly i.e. analysis, synthesis and presentation skills. EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS The initial contract will be of 4 years duration, with subsequent 5year contracts being awarded thereafter, subject to individual performance and organisation requirements. There is no limit to the amount of followup contracts a staff member can receive up to the EUMETSAT retirement age of 63 and there are certainly opportunities to establish a long career perspective at EUMETSAT. This post is graded A2A4 on the EUMETSAT salary scales. The minimum basic salary for this post is EURO 5,612 per month net of internal tax which may be negotiable based on skills and experience. The salary scale provides for increments on the anniversary of taking up employment, and scales are reviewed by the EUMETSAT Council with effect from 1 January each year. In addition to basic salary, EUMETSAT offers attractive benefits. Further information, including salary details, is available on the EUMETSAT web site. EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women. Please note that only nationals of EUMETSAT Member States may apply. The EUMETSAT Convention requires that Staff shall be recruited based on their qualifications, account being taken of the international character of EUMETSAT. ABOUT EUMETSAT EUMETSAT is Europes meteorological satellite agency. Its role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisations Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide. EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users. As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT has 30 Member States Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

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Materials and Processes Project Engineer

2019-04-15 11:28:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

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Performance Simulation Engineer

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Performance Simulation Engineer Deadline for applications 09052019 Client and Location The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space! Job Description For our main client, ESAESTEC, we are recruiting a Performance Simulation Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, for their System Support Division. Tasks and Responsibilities The holder of this post will contribute to all aspects project internal activities, monitoringreview of the relevant industrial activities, interaction with Mission Users and Scientists, interaction with Eumetsat relevant to the mission performance of the S4S5 mission as well support Head of EOPPEP in the definition and promotion of generic approach and processes relevant to E2E Mission Performance Chain in coordination with other Mission Performance Engineers The post holder will report to both to the S4S5 Ground Segment Engineer as well as to the Head of EOPPEP Office for the horizontal tasks The principal tasks and responsibilities relevant to S4S5 include Support the verification of mission and system level requirements in the areas of Mission observation and Data products Support the procurement and acceptance of S4S5 simulator, Ground Processor Prototype GPP and reference processors Maintain mission performance tools to support the assessment of the relevant industrial development activities Support the payload team for aspects relevant to instrument performance requirements flowdown and instrument performance verification Follow up with industry the specification, procurement, verificationvalidation and acceptance activities for Simulator and GPP Acquire working knowledge of tools for test data generation purposes and internal mission level verification activities Verify, recondition and generate any data at CCSDS level or higher needed to support these activities Support the preparation, execution and analysis of the relevant inflight calval operations during the commissioning phase Interface with EUMETSAT Operational Ground Segment for Requirement definition and reviews of the Ground processor aspects Support crossverification activities with the operational ground segment against the Ground Processor Prototype and Reference Processors Organise, draft the agenda and convene the meetings to achieve the objectives above The principle tasks and responsibilities relevant to horizontal activity include Review and maintain the standards and documentation in MS Word, Powerpoint and HTML relevant to E2E Mission Performance activity developed within EOP Support andor develop cross platform sw toos OSX, Windows, Unix related to the implementation of these standards Proactively interface with stakeholder within EOP to gather further requirements or evolution of process Coordinate the development of internal repository and tools e.g. redmine websites, sharepoint to support cooperative working within EOP on these aspects. Requirements University degree at least Masters degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant physical science, software or engineering subject, together with a demonstrated background and experience in managingfollowing software developments in a space project environment The candidate must possess solid analytical skills, a proactive and flexible attitude, together with the capability to critically analyse the work performed by industry in the relevant areas, quickly identify the problems and proposeinstigate corrective actions The candidate should also be able to organise and conduct meetings with different parties, assertively presenting results and facilitating convergence on technical aspects The candidate shall demonstrate to be proficient with programming tools and languages relevant to the implementation and maintenance of the simulators and GPPs e.g. C, C, Java and Python and at ease with modern build systems Knowledge in managing and configuration of cooperative environment redmine, confluence, jira, etc and in manipulating CCSDS data is an asset. 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