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Project Scheduling and Control Support Manager for Interplanetary Mission JUICE mf

2018-01-15 13:17:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Project Scheduling and Control Support Manager for Interplanetary Mission JUICE mf Ref. No. 1610799 Terma The hightech and innovative Terma Group develops products and systems for defense, nondefense and security applications, including command and control systems, radar systems, selfprotection systems for aircraft and vessels, space technology, and aerostructures for the aircraft industry. Terma is headquartered at Aarhus, Denmark. Internationally, Terma has subsidiaries and operations in The Netherlands, Germany, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, India, Singapore and the U.S. The Space Business Area contributes with missioncustomized software and hardware products including power systems and star trackers as well as services to support a number of inorbit pioneering European scientific and Earth observation satellite missions. Additionally, Terma is contracted for the development and delivery of software and hardware systems and services for numerous ongoing and future European, and international missions. Terma Space operates out of Denmark, The Netherlands, Germany, and the UK. Job description JUICE JUpiter ICy moons Explorer is the first largeclass mission in ESAs Cosmic Vision 20152025 programme. Planned for launch in 2022 and arrival at Jupiter in 2030, it will spend at least three years making detailed observations of the giant gaseous planet Jupiter and three of its largest moons, Ganymede, Callisto and Europa. In the frame of the JUICE Space project, Terma AS is pleased to invite you to submit your application as Project Scheduling and Control Support Manager. This is a full time position, located at our customer site in Toulouse, France. The position is based on a permanent contract with start date ASAP. Responsibilities As a Project Scheduling and Control Support Manager will be responsible to perform the following tasks as minimum Update the Schedule Database Architecture schedule tree Decompose work package into schedule activities and milestones already done except for new work packages e.g. units development not yet started Identify the logical relationships among schedule activities already done except for new activities Estimate the number of work period to complete individual schedule activities already done except for new activities e.g. units development not yet started Develop the schedule already done except for new activities e.g. units development not yet started Enter project activities and milestones with attributes durations, relationships, leads, lags, constraints, calendars, floats Organise project activities and milestones according to the schedule tree Update current layouts and filters required to organize and communicate the schedule Run the tool calculations Analyse the schedule activity sequence, durations, constraints Conduct Critical Path Analysis, schedule compression, simulations, whatif scenario analysis, leads and lags adjusting Control the schedule Collect schedule progress information from the Airbus Defence and Space Development Manager Update the Current Schedule with agreed changes Run the tool calculations and conduct the critical path analysis Perform the schedule variance analysis, edit the schedule comparison bar chart Prepare and issue Schedule reports or quick look reports bar charts, progress, assessment, comments Provide master bar chart and trend charts for the internal monthly progress report Save and archive the approved schedule as the Original Baseline Schedule and then as the Current Baseline Schedule up to the end of the project Send electronically to Prime the updated data source Overall update and schedule report shall be provided every 6 weeks every progress meetings between Airbus Defence and Space and ESA. The schedule report contains the Current Working Schedule information Master Bart charts for the entire project and for each major constituents to give an overview of the current schedule situation Detailed Bar charts showing the current schedule situation relative to the current contract baseline. The Bar Charts shall show, per activity, activity identifier, description, the duration, the remaining duration, the float and the current dates compared to the Current Baseline Schedule Milestones Trend Chart report covering all contractual milestones, to show the trend of the milestone dates Schedule trend analysis Critical path analysis Qualifications Competencies We are searching for an experienced Project Scheduling and Control Manager with background in the space environment ideally in interplanetary missions. Mandatory skills Minimum 3 years in terms of experience in planning and scheduling control QualificationsCertifications in Project Schedule Management, planning Software and Server based applications, such as Microsoft Enterprise Project Management EPM, Primavera P6 Expertise with complex schedule tree setting up and control, such as Microsoft Enterprise Project Management EPM Advanced level in English speaking, reading and writing French highly appreciated, German speaking skills a plus. Career starters Master or Advanced Master Aerospace Project Management or similar might be taken into consideration if they have a strong record and reputation gained by their experiences made in the space industry in internships or short space missions, most notably at Airbus DS space projects in Toulouse. What can Terma offer At Terma, we consider skilled employees, enthusiasm and job satisfaction as the very foundation of our success and as a prerequisite for the development of the bestinclass solutions that Terma provides. We lead the way in applying new technology, offering a wide range of growth opportunities for each individual and emphasizing mutual respect across the board in our workplace. Terma offers you a pleasant working environment, where you will be able to take on challenging tasks and responsibilities in a highly professional company. Great opportunities for training and personal development Challenges in advanced technical environment International and cosmopolitan working atmosphere An employment contract with an attractive package with extralegal benefits Highly competitive salary Recruitment is depending on successful selection by the customer. Additional information For further information, please contact Mr. Guido Damm by telephone 33 or by email gudaterma.com. To ensure that your application will reach us and is properly processed we would prefer that you apply through the link below with a Cover Letter explaining your background and expertise, as well as your earliest date of availability, and a uptodate Curriculum Vitae in Europass format httpseuropass.cedefop.europa.euenhome Closing date 7th February 2018 Please note that applicants must hold all appropriate documentation and permits to work in Europe.

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Specialist Space Mission Operations

2018-01-10 17:17:51| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

About us SCISYS Deutschland GmbH in its Engineering Service business provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated 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. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career progression. For current and future missions supported by our PLENITER software suite we are looking for our Headquarters in Bochum for a Specialist Space Mission Operations . Tasks Main responsibilities You coordinate and support the Operations Preparation team for the following typical mission operations preparation tasks Review and refinement of the mission analysis and other relevant documentation generated during preceding phases Elaboration of the mission operations concepts and plans Missionspecific configuration and adaptation of the ground System Development and validation of endtoend space and ground procedures for LEOP, IOT and routine operations You prepare training material and provide training to other members of the operations team You prepare and support system validation activities as simulation campaigns, SVTs, mission rehearsals, etc. You elaborate advanced operational concepts by considering new technologies You specify technical change requests for our PLENITER Ground Software Suite You participate in technical meetings, formal reviews, and scheduling and planning meetings You support our Sales team and contribute to technical studies Essential requirements You have an university degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline You have a demonstrated experience in the field of spacecraft operations preparation You like to act interdisciplinary between the ground segment system teams, the operations preparation team, the spacecraft manufacturers and the customers You are fluent in English. Knowledge of German would be an advantage. Additional Information Start date is as soon as possible Please send us your application with motivational cover letter, full CV, availability details and salary expectations by email to recruitingscisys.de. Alternatively, to apply online please visit www.scisys.despacejobs. For questions, please contact Marianne Schulze by phone 49 234 9258203 or by email recruitingscisys.de. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Mission and Control Applications Engineer

2018-01-09 13:17:41| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a Mission and Control Applications Engineer You will be based initially for 2 years at our clients headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further 2 years may be possible. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities. Your Tasks The Consultant shall support software development and maintenance of MC components and applications designed with an objectedoriented approach and client server architecture. The development cycle includes the typical phases requirements, design, development, testing with formal procedures related to configuration control, verification against the software requirements and rollout into operations. Development ranges in a mixed Windows and Unix environment, from fixing problems and engineering changes, technical support to the continuous operation of the system, including analysis, investigation and resolution with creation of appropriate documentation. Main duties include Maintenance and Evolution activities Software development using C and Java engineered in Windows and Unix environments, interacting with Commercial Off The Shelf COTS products Preventive maintenance Support to the 247 smooth running of facility software applications and their operating systems and in the case of anomalies affecting operations, identifying and applying appropriate first line corrective actions ensuring that in the case of problems with applications, operating systems or COTS, that the operational configuration can be restored Corrective maintenance Investigation into relevant anomalies and solutions, their documentation and classification, with suitable follow up of the delivery of software updates Evolutive maintenance Analysis of userdriven requirements, generation of software requirements, design, implementation and verificationtesting activities Verificationtesting activities Generation of verificationtest procedures and delivery documentation, participation in verification and regression testing activities at unit and system level, participation in factory acceptance testing campaigns and execution of onsite verification testing at integration level System upgrades Analysis, planning and management of application, operating system and COTS upgrades and reconfigurations, taking into account any compatibility issues Definition and management of technical documentation and procedures in support of these activities. User Support Applications support Software and technical support to the endusers of the application software by request Attendance in meetings Participation in technical, progress and team meetings, submission of reports as required On call service On occasions, provision of standbycall out support to operations and support to critical operations out of normal hours Additional support Provision of support to other areas and programs as required, for example, supporting the simulations infrastructure. Technical Management Documentation generation and updates of technical documents Meeting participation participation to technical, progress and team meetings as needed and requested Routine reporting preparation and production of routine reports as necessary Contractor management at technical level acting as point of contact with the contractor for technical discussions, review of technical documentation from the contractor, organizing periodical technical meetings with the contractor. Software engineering framework support Analysis activities focused on a common software engineering framework for the GSI Mission Control Applications and Tools Team Development of tools implementing this software engineering framework. Your Profile In addition to having a University degree in a relevant engineering discipline, the consultant shall demonstrate significant knowledge and experience in the area of software development. The consultant shall have skills and experience in software development with the following mandatory areas Domain Skills Extensive experience minimum 5 years in the definition, development and maintenance of Mission Control Functions software applications for GEO space missions, in particular, experience in the whole life cycle of development of typical applications like telemetry and telecommand chains, automation schedule and procedure execution, operations preparation, analysis, etc. Good knowledge and understanding with working experience evidence of space related standards ECSS and CCSDS related to spacetoground interfaces. System Development Maintenance Skills Extensive experience minimum 5 years in software development and maintenance following formal software life cycle processes resulting in multiple customer deliveries. This includes production of requirements, design engineering artefacts and implementation reflecting corrective and evolution software maintenance activities as well as new applications definition Extensive experience minimum 5 years in ground segment AIV related activities test procedure generation, nonregression testing, requirements verification and validation. Software Engineering skills Extensive experience minimum 5 years in designing and developing software components and applications using Object Oriented OO approach including design patterns Extensive experience minimum 5 years designing, developing and programming software applications using C and Java under both Windows and Linux platforms Experience with formal software development environments like Eclipse IDE and Microsoft Visual Studio. Documentation and Configuration Management Skills Very good knowledge of MS Windows Office Suite applications and experience with documentation management systems Experience in using configuration Management and anomaly reporting and tracking tools. It would be a distinct advantage for the Consultant to have experience with some of the following optional skills Domain skills Knowledge with ESA mission control products, such as MICONYS suite e.g. SCOS2000, NIS, etc... Spacecraft simulation environments and systems, System Maintenance Skills Software support to users and in general to flight control teams Work experience in a 247 operational environment characterised by high availability requirements. This includes experience with oncall support to operational systems. Software Technologies skills Experience developing interacting middleware components and application using TCPIP and CORBA Experience developing software components and applications making use of Web Applications technologies client and server side Tomcat, Javascript, HTML5 Experience in the development of software components using Open Source solutions like Eclipse and Apache products e.g. Karaf, ActiveMQ Experience developing software applications using ODBCJDBC bridges and programmatic interfaces to RDBMS engines Eclipse Plugin development OSGi Bundles Due to the variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported, the Consultant shall be able to quickly adapt to changes in assignments, manage his tasks in an efficient way demonstrating high degree of independence and autonomy, excellent analytical skills, effectiveness within a small team, good presentation and communication skills. The Consultant shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, encouraging a friendly and cooperative working environment, demonstrating capabilities in applying principles, accept criticism and being open to discuss and share solutions with others. Moreover heshe is expected to actively participate, as required, in technical meetings andor periodic reviews and activity assessments. The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore consultants must be able to work effectively in this language and have acceptable knowledge of the other. REFERENCE 2103722 LOCATION Darmstadt, Germany CONTACT recruitmoltek.com CLOSING DATE 25th January 2018 MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies. For more detailed information about MOLTEK go to www.moltek.com

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Project Assistant Earth and Mission Sciences Division

2018-01-08 14:16:18| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Secretarial support to the EOPSM Division Administrative Assistant, for the Head of Division and Section teams, including Full secretarial duties for EOPSM including e.g. typing, handling mailfaxescallsmessages, appointments and mission administration, and to replace her during absence Typing of correspondence, meeting minutes, reports, etc Sorting incoming mailfaxes, handling telephone callsmessages, and setting up appointments and video conferencing Mission administration Arranging meetings of mission advisory groups and external experts. This includes Use of Lotus Notes to book meeting rooms and register external people into the Lotus Notes Visitors System Preparation of meeting invitations Preparation of mission claim packages for experts includes use of Filemaker Pro database Requesting taxis via Reception, etc Updating SAGMAG list and URL to facilitate access by the EOP Directorate Preparation of cameraready publications e.g. Reports for Mission Selection layout in InDesignDesk Top Publishing program image manipulation when necessary Updating of information databases in Sharepoint, Filemaker e.g. absence charts, document databases, conference contracts lists, etc. at Division and Department level Maintenance of Division document registrationfiling system on SharePoint according to EOPQMS standards Tracking of staff Action items and reminders about outstanding actions Keeping stores inventory for Division preparing stock reorders

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NASA New Frontiers Finalists: Titan Quadcopter, Comet Sample Return Mission

2017-12-22 15:20:50| Extremetech

One mission seeks to explore the second largest moon in the solar system, and the other would grab a piece of a comet and return it to Earth. The post NASA New Frontiers Finalists: Titan Quadcopter, Comet Sample Return Mission appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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