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Senior Engineer, Spacecraft Subsystems, Payload

2018-11-16 23:29:23| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Where others see barriers, we see opportunities. Do you enjoy supporting customers realizing breakthrough value? Do you stay attuned to your customers needs and visions? Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it cant be done alone. Its a great time being SES. SES is the worldleading satellite operator providing endtoend communications solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, enterprise, mobility and government. We are a team of people coming from all across the globe who work together to make a real difference in the world. We help to bridge the digital divide by connecting millions of people on the African continent. We make it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km up on a commercial airplane. We provide expensive satellite coverage of all of the worlds seas and ocean regions via our dedicated mobility beams. We distribute 7,400 channels to more than 1 billion people in 317 million homes. We work together with our partners to develop new standards that transform how people consume and enjoy entertainment. Your Job The Senior Spacecraft Engineer specialized in the Payload subsystem, with specific scope within the SES MEO constellation fleet. The team is in charge of MEO Payload Engineering, spacecraft inorbit operations and performance monitoring, as well as support to spacecraft planning, design and procurement. Your Responsibilities Support MEO payload mission and operations. Support Launch, LEOP, Payload IOT and transition phasing of MEO satellites into constellation for Start of Service. Maximize satellite and constellation fleet availability and longevity Monitor health status and provide oncall support for satellites in operation, including recovery and followup of eventual spacecraft offlimit conditions, anomalies and service interruptions Support tool and procedure development of payload mission for MEO constellation current and future mPower Develop and maintain tools for evaluating and trending payload and constellation performance Support the design and procurement of new satellites, including MEO mPower constellation, for spacecraft design reviews, integration, ground and inorbit testing. Act as Payload Operations interface for platform systems, sales engineering, ground operations and systems architecture and engineering teams. Support endtoend design solutions. Requires a thorough understanding of endtoend communications link budgets Support spacecraft anomalies and contingency operations, including new operational solutions, for contingency operations at spacecraft and constellationlevel Your Profile Bachelors degree in Engineering Masters degree preferred, with a specialization in Radio Frequency telecommunications. Previous exposure to digital payload technology and operation is considered a strong asset e.g. digital transparent processor Minimum 2 years for Senior 7 years of industryrelated experience New graduates considered for nonsenior position Have a thorough understanding of the satellite payload subsystems, including the management all the equipment on board of the spacecraft that is required for proper transmission of the customer signal Have a strong sense of initiative and a selfstarter attitude Ability to adapt to fastpaced or custom situations with innovative and effective solutions Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff Have a sound theoretical knowledge, and be eager to implement it in a practical environment Have strong analytical and problemsolving skills Have strong computer software skills. Programming skills and familiarity with python, xml, CC, or Matlab are a plus Be able to provide 247 oncall support, react to contingencies and cope with high stress situations Have strong communication skills, both written and oral, and teamspirit Be willing to integrate into an international environment We Offer You A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race we welcome different minds and different skills. An exciting job opportunity in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets. Opportunities to further grow and develop in a global and growing company we believe lifelong learning is key to bring the best of SES worldwide. A comprehensive compensation package linked to your performance and further completed with attractive benefits. SES and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ITAR and the Export Administration Regulations EAR, andor other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324ba3, or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

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Spacecraft Operations Engineer

2018-11-09 11:29:31| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Spacecraft Operations Engineer Darmstadt, Germany Thorn Satellite Data Services Thorn SDS has an exciting opportunity for an early career Spacecraft Operations Engineer with 25 years of relevant experience. This role provides you with a unique opportunity to undertake realtime Spacecraft Operations on a highprofile meteorological satellite fleet in geostationary orbit. You will also work in parallel as an Operations Preparations Engineer to prepare for the operations of the next generation of spacecraft. Working as part of a highly technical and coordinated engineering team you should be true team player. We expect you to be willing and able to provide cover and support to your colleagues and undertake occasional call out responsibilities. It is likely that you will have main or backup responsibilities for one or a number of spacecraft subsystems including Thermal TCS, Electrical Power Systems EPS, Data Handling DHS, Telemetry Tracking and Control TTC, Attitude and Orbit Control AOCS etc. Although some training will be provided, any experience in one or more of these disciplines would be beneficial. Responsibilities Support routine and contingency operations of the MSG satellites. Provision of operational expertise to the relevant platform subsystem andor instrument. Maintain all relevant operations documentation and flight procedures. Perform trending and performance analysis and reporting on the corresponding subsystems and instruments. Investigation, analysis and resolution of satellite anomalies. Participation in satellite oncall support rota. Identification and support to the implementation of system and process improvements concerning the spacecraft operations team responsibilities. Support the systems and operations preparation of the MTG satellites. Qualification Experience You should have a University degree in the domain of engineering, physics or equivalent and additionally have some working experience of either routine operations of satellite systems or operations preparation, ideally within a geostationary spacecraft environment. Some experience of interfacing to Flight Dynamics and Mission Planning teams would also be beneficial. Much of the role involves data analysis, reporting, prioritising actions according to constraints, preparing technical presentations and developing technical solutions to complex issues so these activities should all be second nature to you. Thorn is a small company who understand that our staff are our product and as such should be looked after and invested in. We like to have fun and work hard. If you would like to apply for this opportunity with Thorn, or just want to register for future similar opportunities please let us know via the email link below. recruitmentthornsds.co.uk

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Spacecraft Operations Engineers EPS and EPSSG OpsPrep

2018-11-08 16:31:28| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for an ambitious engineer, who wants to take a challenge and is willing to contribute to our excellent team onsite our customer EUMETSAT. The tasks will generally cover the routine operations of the EPS MetOp Spacecrafts and its different instruments as well as the operations preparation of the upcoming EPSSG MetOpSG Spacecraft. Responsibilities Duties Support the routine operations of the EPS MetOp satellites. Provision of operational expertise to the relevant system andor platform and instrument. Maintain the corresponding operations documentation and flight procedures. Perform trending and performance analysis on the corresponding subsystems and instruments. Investigation into satellite anomalies. Participation in satellite oncall support rota. Identification and support to the implementation of system and process improvements concerning the spacecraft operations team responsibilities. Support the systems and operations preparation of EPSSG MetOpSG satellite. Support the system and operations preparation of other LEO satellites. Qualifications Experience University degree in the domain of engineering, physics, or equivalent. Some experience in operations preparation and routine operations of satellite systems and subsystems preferably LEO are an asset. Responsibilities Duties Support the routine operations of the EPS MetOp satellites. Provision of operational expertise to the relevant system andor platform and instrument. Maintain the corresponding operations documentation and flight procedures. Perform trending and performance analysis on the corresponding subsystems and instruments. Investigation into satellite anomalies. Participation in satellite oncall support rota. Identification and support to the implementation of system and process improvements concerning the spacecraft operations team responsibilities. Support the systems and operations preparation of EPSSG MetOpSG satellite. Support the system and operations preparation of other LEO satellites. Qualifications Experience University degree in the domain of engineering, physics, or equivalent. Some experience in operations preparation and routine operations of satellite systems and subsystems preferably LEO are an asset. Essential Skills Knowledge of relevant CCSDS and ESA PUS standards, Very good knowledge of Python, Very good knowledge of XML, Excellent interpersonal skills, Proven ability to synthesise complex issues, Proven ability to plan and implement activities, prioritising according to constraints, interdependencies and opportunities, Excellent reporting skills, Experience in writing formal technical documentation, Fluent in English speaking and writing. Desirable Skills Knowledge and experience with CHART are an asset, Knowledge of the SCOS2000 Mission Control System are an assest as well as knowledge of database and OBSM management. Further Details Requirements CV in EUROPASS format, certificates

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Spacecraft GNCAOCS Engineer

2018-11-01 18:26:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

This job is to perform spacecraft GNCAOCS systems design and analysis for ispaces Lunar lander development. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base in spacecraft GNCAOCS system design and analysis. Specific experience on interplanetary probes or in landing on celestial bodies is highly desired. The effort includes all phases from specifications to flight support Design, analysis, verification and validation in software in the loop, processor in the loop and hardware in the loop test environments, support in the development of operational procedures and operations support. Key Responsibilities Participate in product definition, specification and requirements phases Collaborate on architecture design, component selection, including make or buy decisions, with other design and analysis team members. Participate in sensors and actuators procurement activities. Document requirements and specification. Design, simulate, and test guidance, navigation, and control algorithms for spacecraft. Validate and verify GNC flight software through softwareintheloop, processorintheloop, and hardwareintheloop integration campaign. Support mission design and lunar landing site selection. Support integration, troubleshooting and testing. Basic Qualifications Masters degree in Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent Five or more years experience in spacecraft GNCAOCS system design and analysis. Experience in procurement, integration and testing of GNC sensors and components. Designoperations experience across a range of missions and system elements. Strong understanding of first principals in dynamics, orbital mechanics, control systems, estimation, and software development Demonstrated experience with MATLABSimulink and CC Excellent leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills Preferred Experience Ph.D. degree in Aerospace Engineering or a related field. Ten or more years spacecraft GNCAOCS design and analysis experience. Specific Lander experience including precision landing and obstacle avoidance. Specific GNCAOCS development experience of interplanetary spacecraft. Experience with GMAT, STK or similar mission analysis tools. Experience with Simulink autocoding. Knowledge of lunar topography, target landing site selection and relative navigation. APPLY FOR THIS JOB

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Spacecraft Embedded Hardware Engineer

2018-11-01 18:26:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

This job is to design electronics systems and develop embedded hardware of spacecraft for ispace, inc. The job includes all phases of design, from defining system architecture, computer board design, specifying FPGA functions, implementation and hardware debugging, to supporting software and system integration. The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge base including electrical board and FPGA design. Prior experience in making high reliability electronics and controlling vendors manufacturing is required. Experience as a fullFPGA developer is also required. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Participate in product definition, requirements and specification Perform electrical board design Control manufacture of electronics by an outside vendor Complete FPGA specification, and design whole FPGA functions with HDL language Develop and execute test cases to verify whole FPGA design function, timing, etc with both simulation and board level testing Develop test cases and procedures for integration, validation and verification Support system integration, troubleshooting and verification of electronics subsystem REQUIREMENTS Masterss degree in Electrical Engineering EE, or equivalent 5years of experienceHandson development experience for an embedded hardware, such as electrical schematic design, PCB manufacturing, and debugging of the board with logic analyzers and oscilloscopes Experience of whole FPGA development, defining specification, programing, and testing APPLY FOR THIS JOB

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