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Spacecraft Operations Engineer

2018-12-07 13:28:38| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Operations. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Spacecraft Operations Engineer This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany Description Spacecraft Operations Engineer in the Euclid Spacecraft Operations Unit, Astronomy and Fundamental Physics Missions Division, Mission Operations Department, Directorate of Operations. Duties The postholder will initially be assigned to the Euclid Flight Control Team as Operations Engineer and will report to the Euclid Spacecraft Operations Manager SOM. Tasks will include assisting the SOM with preparing and executing Euclid operations, including nominal and extended routine and endofmission phases performing the Acting SOM role when so delegated assisting the SOM with Operations Ground Segment OGS evolution and validation, including internalexternal interfaces defining, preparing and executing ground segment validation tests, including acceptance, system validation and ground segment system testing for any upgrades planning and execution of routine, special and contingency recovery operations, including mission planning, reporting, anomaly investigation and resolution analysing and reporting spacecraft and ground segment longterm performance interfacing with mission management and Science Ground Segment for related activities interfacing with the EUCLID Project Team, ESA specialists and industry regarding technical matters, including changes to spacecraft design and operations documentation interfacing with other ESOC Divisions regarding spacecraft operations and ground segment technical matters providing support to other missions delegated to the Division, including GAIA, PLATO and future astronomy and fundamental physics missions as required providing support to corporate ESA and ESOC activities as required. Technical competencies General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position Experience in mission, spacecraft andor payload operations Experience in development and maintenance of ground infrastructure andor software systems Knowledge and experience of ground segment, simulators and early operations especially Launch and Early Orbit phase and inorbit commissioning Behavioural competencies Communication Teamwork Customer Focus Innovation Creativity Problem Solving Planning Organisation Education University degree Masters level or equivalent qualification in engineering or physics. Additional requirements Experience with both spacecraft platform and subsystem operations is required. LaunchLEOP experience in an operational capacity would be an asset. Flexibility and adaptability are required, to deal with a multisubjectmultiproject operational environment. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 16 January 2019. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Recruitment will normally be at the first grade in the band A2 however, if the candidate selected has little or no experience, the position may be filled at A1 level. Apply HERE

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JasonCS Sentinel6 Spacecraft Operations Engineer

2018-12-06 16:29:16| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

VN18 75 JasonCS Sentinel6 Spacecraft Operations Engineer Come and support the operations preparation of two JasonCSSentinel6 satellites, the first to be launched at the end of 2020 This is a great opportunity to become involved in our JasonCS Programme. You will have the opportunity to define and develop our operational spacecraft systems for our next generation of satellites that measure the way our oceans contribute to our weather and help us to understand climate change. The Role You must be an experienced engineer with knowledge of inflight operations gained with Low Earth Orbit LEO satellite systems. You should have some experience of Attitude and Orbit Control Systems AOCS and Data Handling Operations on modern LEO satellite platforms. You will support EUMETSAT with our launch preparation activities as well as all activities through the Launch and Early Orbit, and Inorbit Commissioning Phases. The first satellite is due to be launched at the end of 2020. Managing interfaces with our partners, you will ensure that routine operations run to schedule and all anomalies are investigated and resolved. As part of the oncall operations engineering and management team, you will be tasked to respond to any operational issues as they arise. You will also contribute to the strategic planning and review of our programme, contributing to the definition and development of flight operations systems for future altimeter missions. You need to synthesise complex issues and be able to express ideas and issues clearly, with experience of interfacing with international partners. Your focus will be on achieving successful outcomes, using your initiative and your ability to work with minimum supervision. Training other operational team members in a matrix organisation will also be a key part in this challenging role. What we offer EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We offer the chance to work on exciting satellite programmes. You will play a leading role in the planning of the operations of our future satellite programme making a difference to our missions and partners, often working with people who are experts in their field. Does this sound like you? Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 7th January.

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Junior IT Support

2018-12-06 16:29:16| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Position Reference 147 You will provide 1st level support to all RHEA Group employees across the 10 different countries. You will be expected to work independently and to travel occasionally to provide onsite support. Tasks and Activities Provisioning of computer systems and telephony for new employees, creation of user accounts and access to network resources. Develop IT training plans and provide initial IT training for new employees. Troubleshoot, repair and install Microsoft Windows computer systems PC Laptops Configure and automate software installations. Providing assistance and support to the user community in the technical and functional use of the services and applications. Log time and problem resolutions via IT ticket system. Basic Network configurations Support in planning and implementation of multiscale projects. Skills and Experience You have relevant qualification in the field of ITComputer Engineering You have solid communication skills and willingness to work in a team environment a must. You are detailoriented, hardworking and enthusiastic. You are able to work independently when requested. You are fluent in English and French. You are proficient in MS Office applications. You have experience andor knowledge in the following Firewall systems or IT security experience Skype for Business or Lync setup Active DirectoryDC knowledge Symantec Antivirus Experience with Team Viewer or other remote support tool Microsoft Certification Email Server experience Cloud management Virtualization environment knowledge. How to Apply Looking to take your career to the next level? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEAs Recruitment team at careersrheagroup.com no later than 31122018. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above. About RHEA Group RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system and secure software solutions. We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, EUMETSAT and NATO.

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