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Meteosat Spacecraft Operations Manager

2018-07-18 14:27:55| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Do you have what it takes to lead our Meteosat Spacecraft Operations Team? Bringing together the resources of 30 member states, EUMETSAT observes the atmosphere and ocean surfaces from space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. Our data is vital for weather forecasts that help to protect lives and property, as well as monitoring the environment and our changing climate. The closing date is 13th August and we expect to hold interviews in the wc September 2018. Are you an experienced manager who can use your operational and technical knowledge to lead our Meteosat Spacecraft Operations Team? You will be responsible for the operations of the Meteosat space segment, currently a fleet of four Meteosat Second Generation MSG satellites. The health and safety of the fleet is vital for supporting the continuous delivery of operational products and services to our users. This is a fantastic opportunity to support the operations preparation for the next generation Meteosat Third Generation system, due for deployment in 202123, and to manage the transition of its space segment into routine operations. To succeed in this senior role you must have significant experience in managing an operations preparation team or one involved in operations of complex space systems. This is a challenging operational environment, and you will need to use your outstanding technical and management skills to identify opportunities and solutions whilst mitigating risks. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential, along with the ability to understand complex issues with the ability to express ideas and issues clearly and concisely. You will work with our international partners and suppliers to support current and future operations which will change the way we understand our world. In return, we offer a competitive salary, benefits, training, generous holiday entitlement and a great working environment. English and French are our official languages. You will be part of a highly reputable and internationally recognised organisation.

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Spacecraft Operations Engineer for Mission to the Moon

2018-07-18 12:29:22| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

About us SCISYS Deutschland GmbH provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. We have a strong presence at ESOC and EUMETSAT, as well as serving all ESA sites and spacecraft primes. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable, dedicated and talented engineers across Europe. Our services cover the whole life cycle of space programmes from early concepts to operations. Our Space Division provides a dynamic, supportive and friendly atmosphere in which you are encouraged to lead with initiative. We support new ideas from our colleagues and are focused on innovation. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career progression. As mission technology partner of PTScientists GmbH, we are looking for a Spacecraft Operations Engineer for Mission to the Moon to join our team in Darmstadt. Tasks The successful candidate will be supporting operations preparation activities for the Mission to the Moon MttM mission and for other potentially upcoming missions supported by SCISYS. The candidate will be able to contribute with hisher skills from the very beginning of the project lifecycle. For the MttM mission, heshe will be an integral member of the operations team, conducting operations preparation and successive execution for the successful lunar transfer, soft landing on the Moons surface and lunar rovers delivery of the ALINA spacecraft. For this position, in support to the MttM mission, the following tasks are currently envisaged, but the assignments might change during the projects development depending on the operational needs. Similar tasks would need to be performed for operations preparations for other potentially upcoming missions. Review, refine and complement relevant documentation generated during preceding phases Support the development of all the required documentation as per operational phase Define, implement and validate the Flight Operations Procedures for LEOP, platform and payload commissioning, lunar transfer, lunar capture, powered descent, soft landing on the Moons surface and lunar rovers delivery Train, prepare training material and provide training to other members of the operations team Define, coordinate, conduct and document system validation activities as simulation campaigns, SVTs, mission rehearsals, etc. Test and validate all operational items Perform operational configuration management Participate in technical meetings, formal reviews and scheduling and planning meetings Conduct LEOP, platform and payload commissioning, lunar transfer, lunar capture, powered descent, soft landing on the Moons surface and lunar rovers delivery operations as member of the MttM operations team Essential requirements The successful candidate will have A university masters degree in aerospace engineering, mathematics, physics or equivalent Demonstrated and consolidated experience in the field of spacecraft operations preferably more than 5 years, preferably in interplanetary missions operations. Fluency in English. Knowledge of German would be an advantage. We are looking for a motivated, passionate and proactive team player, able to work autonomously, showing initiative and selfmanagement skills when performing under time pressure and stress. Other Information Start date is as soon as possible. The location of work will be our Darmstadt office, with a temporary relocation to Berlin, at PTScientists premises, sometime before the launch and for all the MttM operations execution phase. The candidate must have a valid German work and residence permit or be an EU citizen With SCISYS you get the chance to take responsibility for your own and varied professional activities, while there is always room for producing new ideas and contributing your personality Get to know a corporate culture where team spirit, trust and dedication are the core values Short decision paths, flexible working hours and a good reconciliation of work and everyday life are a matter of course for us To Apply Please send us your application with motivational cover letter, full CV and availability details in English, by email to recruitingscisys.de. Apply online at www.scisys.despacejobs For further details or queries please contact Kiri Wood or Karin Vetter on 49 61514285330 50

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Spacecraft Operations Engineers EPS and EPSSG OpsPrep

2018-07-17 17:28:00| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for a young 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. ResponsibilitiesDuties 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 QualificationsExperience 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 asset as well as knowledge of database and OBSM management. Benefits Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including 30 days holiday, generous training possibilities, Telespazio VEGA Deutschland pension scheme is offered to the successful candidate. Security In line with Asylum Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks. Application You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then you should send your application preferrably online with your availability details and salary expectations. About us Telespazio VEGA Deutschland is the first choice aerospace company for IT and engineering solutions and services. With more than 350 employees in Germany we shape the future of aerospace together and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork

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Spacecraft Controller

2018-07-05 10:27:45| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments. Serco Europe employs a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK. Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. For our activities in EUMETSAT, we are currently looking for a Spacecraft Controller. Package description Full details on application. Relocation assistance provided if applicable. Main responsibilities The tasks will be the following Operate on a 247 shift basis all or part of the mission control system, which includes parts of the ground segment as well as the space segment Assist in configuring and testing the operational system to support the operations In case of ground or space segment anomaly take corrective action as necessary, applying the contingency emergency procedures approved for the mission to ensure spacecraft safety and the continuity of service provision to users Participate in other operationsrelated activities small system development, procedures development or maintenance etc. upon request of the Team Leader. Ideal candidate The candidates should have a solid background in a technical or electronic environment, to the level of Senior Technician. A formal qualification to ONC or HNC would be advantageous. Ex service personnel should have completed a service College apprenticeship in electronicstelecommunications, and possess a background in Avionics, Air Defence, Air Radar or Communications. Or the candidate should have a degree at least at BSc level in a related subject such as Aerospace Engineering, Telecommunications, Physics etc. Experience working with computer systems and PC literacy is required. Database knowledge would be useful. Candidates must be adaptable, selfdisciplined and able to work in a calm and correct manner under conditions of stress. The position requires working a shift rota candidates must be able to fit in well within a small operations team. 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. For positions located within the Darmstadt Support Office please note that only applicants with no family affiliation within the Company will be considered. 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 Serco Services GmbH, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide. Sercos 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, where we are the largest onsite service provider with ca. 300 staff. What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here. Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action. If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you.

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Spacecraft Operations Engineer

2018-06-29 16:26:42| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

WHO ARE WE? GMV www.gmv.comis a privately owned technological enterprise group with an international presence employing more than 1.600 staff. Founded in 1984, GMV mainly operates in eleven large sectors for both public and private organizations Aeronautics, Automotive, Banking and Insurance, Cybersecurity, Defense and security, Healthcare, ICT for Business, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Public Administration, Space and Telecommunications. GMV currently runs 8 work centers in Spain and offices in France, Germany, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, USA, Colombia and United Kingdom. We recruit and hire excellent engineers, and encourage innovation, technical excellence and continuing education. Our engineers regularly present papers at technical conferences, continue their education more than 85 have a masters degree, and we reinvest more than 12 of budget in IRD projects. This striving for excellence, innovation and flexibility is a major part of our culture. We provide very competitive compensation, attractive benefits, and a great work environment with lots of opportunities for professional growth. JOB DESCRIPTION The primary areas of responsibility for this service are the Guidance, Navigation Control, Propulsion subsystems and Payload, and the support to the SOM in the Ground Segment System Test and Validation. The service provider may be requested to assume the responsibility and perform activities for additional subsystems or systems within the scope of general SOE services The service provide provider will be primarily assigned to a particular mission within the Solar and Planetary Missions family but with the possibility of supporting other missions within this family The general activities to be supported by this service are depending on the phase of the mission Study of Project specific Characteristics Participation in the development of the Ground Segment Documentation System Requirements Document, System Test Plan Preparation of Functional Requirements for the Project dedicated Flight Control Software Preparation of Functional Requirements for the Project dedicated Flight Control Ground Facilities Participation in the Ground Segment system validation activities Participation in the Analysis and Design of Satellite Operations Preparation of Flight Control and Contingency Procedures Production of Project specific Software Validation and Satellite Interface Validation Test SVT Qualifications Aerospace engineering Required knowledge Spacecraft subsystem knowledge AOCSGNCPropulsion systems Experience in Ground Segment development andor improvement activities in support of flight operations Experience in spacecraft operations Ability to coordinate with other service providers in operations team player Desirable Knowledge Familiarity with satellite control systems, in particular SCOS2000 Familiarity with the ESOC environment Familiarity with ground station control processes and setup Familiarity with operational simulators, especially the ones based on SimSat Familiarity with flight operations or spacecraft operations Familiarity with MOIS Familiarity with Ground station scheduling processes WHAT DO WE OFFER? As soon as they join the organization our professionals are given the chance to tackle technological challenges in an innovative environment, to work in multidisciplinary teams and deal directly with clients. This helps them to mature quickly as professionals. We provide continual topup training to keep our career professionals perfectly abreast of all technologies used. We offer a permanent contract and attractive package including a highly competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to work in an interesting, fun, fastpaced, challenging, diverse and global company which is growing rapidly, please send us your resume to jobsgmv.com For more information about GMV, please visit our website at www.gmv.com and our positions at www.gmv.comenEmploymentVacancies

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