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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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Head of the Mission Operations Division in the Operations Department

2018-07-13 13:26:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Science. 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 Head of the Mission Operations Division in the Operations Department This post is classified A5 of the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESAC, Villanueva de la Caada, Spain Description Under the direct authority of the Head of the Operations Department, the postholder is responsible for the overall management of the operations and for the execution of the science operations of the Directorate missions, after successful completion of inorbit commissioning. The postholder will work in close collaboration with other elements of the Directorate including the Science Support Office, the Management Support Office and the Projects Department. Duties The main duties include overall managing of Science Directorate missions in orbit, following commissioning and until the end of inorbit operations, interfacing as required with the Directorate of Operations being responsible for all schedule, budget, staffing and operational performance aspects of missions under the Divisions responsibility and ensuring that the necessary resources are available on time within the programmelevel constraints executing the science operations of missions under the Divisions responsibility ensuring that the maximum scientific return is maintained as a target throughout the operational phases of the Divisions missions maintaining a positive and motivating working environment in the Division managing the Divisions workforce with accountability for all resources and activities delegated to it maintaining and developing Division members expertise and scientifictechnical competence in order to meet current and future needs, taking due account of their motivation, aspirations and professional development participating in the research activities of the Department and fostering ongoing research by Division personnel monitoring ongoing science operations activities and new concepts internally and externally for potential relevance to future missions. Technical competencies Experience in science operations, preferably in the context of ESA missions Knowledge of space projects, including instrumentation and operations Managing large technical and scientific teams Experience in interfacing with external parties, especially the scientific community and Principal Investigator teams Experience in research in space science Leadership competencies Driving performance Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Developing motivating people Strategic vision business context Behavioural competencies Responsible DecisionMaking Communication Planning Organisation Customer Focus Education Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in astrophysics, physics or spaceplanetaryheliospheric science. Additional requirements It is desirable that candidates also have proven experience of leading, motivating and developing large teams in an international science context, a specific asset being experience of managing managers and multiple teams be able to anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to context be able to reach solutionoriented, pragmatic and timely decisions of high standard and integrity while also supporting others team members, upper management, other stakeholders in this process. 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 31 August 2018. 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, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, 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. Apply HERE

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Ingnieur RD et Analyse mission en Surveillance de lEspace HF

2018-07-06 19:26:51| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

CS est un acteur majeur de la conception, de lintgration et de lexploitation de systmes critiques. Au sein de la Business Unit Espace, le dpartement FMO Flight Mission Operations conoit, dveloppe et opre pour ses clients du secteur spatial CNES, ESA, AIRBUS DS, TAS de nombreux systmes informatiques pour le segment sol de satellites scientifiques, dobservation de la Terre de tlcommunication, ou des missions interplantaires. Notre expertise en matire de segment sol se dcline notamment dans les domaines de lobservation de la Terre, de la Simulation, de la mcanique spatiale et du SCAO, de la surveillance de lespace, de la navigation et des centres de Contrle. Intgr au sein dune quipe projet pour lun de nos clients, vous rejoindrez des quipes jeunes, dynamiques et passionnes. Vous participerez des tudes de RD ou danalyse mission dans le domaine de la surveillance de lespace telles que Le catalogage et lvaluation de la situation spatiale Analyser la situation spatiale risques de collisions, rentres atmosphriques risques, fragmentationsexplosions, anomalies de type manuvre ou lancements La modlisation de population de dbris Lestimation des risques de collision au lancement et en orbite Ingnieur ou de formation universitaire quivalente Bac5 avec une spcialit en mcanique spatiale etou mathmatiques appliques. Vous avez une exprience minimum de 5 ans dans le domaine de la surveillance de lespace. Les comptences requises pour ce poste sont Principes du catalogage des objets en orbite, Les stratgies de surveillance de lespace, Dtection et calcul des risques de collision, Mathmatiques appliques algorithmie, probabilit, propagation de covariances, Le dveloppement en Java et Scilab. Dot dun bon relationnel, vous tes rigoureuxse et autonome. Postuler ICI

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AEOLUS Mission Planner

2018-07-05 12:31:15| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Position Reference 084 RHEA Group is currently recruiting a Mission Planner to support the Aeolus mission. Tasks and Activities The scope of work will include Plan Aeolus ALADIN instrument acquisition using the provided mission planning tools Preparation of specific input data files and delivery by the Mission Planner to the relevant services FOS, stations Monitoring the availability of input data Executing the generation of input data for planning work Generation and Provision of specific PDGS monitoring information, and reporting to ESA Skills and Experience The following skills and experience are mandatory You have a University degree or equivalent qualification in a technical discipline, preferably in Earth Observation or Computer Science. You have experience on Payload Data Ground segment architecture andor operations. You have the capacity to acquire in depth technical understanding and knowledge of PDGS systems overall architecture, data flows, interfaces, dependencies in a limited time. You have experience with configuration management, change control and release management. You are proactive and a team player. You have good communication skills. You are results oriented. You are capable to work autonomously. You are capable to generate good documentation. You are fluent in English. You have experience with on mission planning systems. You are capable to understand the Aeolus instrument ALADIN operational modes, parameters and constraints. 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 31072018. 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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Mission Planner

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. 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 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you. For our activities in ESRIN, we are currently looking for a Mission Planner to work for Aeolus mission. Package description Full details on application The position is a permanent contract. If candidates with equally relevant experience are identified, preference will be given to candidates within Categorie Protette Law 6899 or registered in lista di mobilit only applicable in case of Italian candidates. Main responsibilities The main activities will include Planning preparation activities Monitoring the availability of input data for planning preparation Executing the generation of input data for planning, monitoring the correctness of outputs and circulating data to destination Circulating input data for planning to FOS team Generation and Provision of specific PDGS monitoring information, and reporting to ESA. Systematic XBand Station Downlink Planning and delivery to XBand station provider Monitoring the availability of input data for downlink planning activities Executing the generation of downlink plans, monitoring the correctness of outputs and circulating planning files systematically to Xband station provider Circulating planning files to Xband station provider Generation and Delivery of operational reporting Systematic Generation of Payload Operation Plans and Delivery to FOS Monitoring the availability of input data for planning activities Executing the generation of plans, monitoring the correctness of outputs Circulating planning files systematically to FOS team Generation and Provision of specific PDGS monitoring information, and reporting to ESA. Data Flow Monitoring and Data Archival Management Execute and Monitor the data ingestion and archival into the MMPF archive Archive operations Deletion or extraction of data from the MMPF archive Generation and Delivery of operational reporting. End to end mission planning verification. Support to validation activities and TTO planning. Ideal candidate University degree or equivalent qualification in a technical discipline, preferably in Earth Observation or Computer Science Experience on Payload Data Ground segment architecture andor operations Capacity to acquire in depth technical understanding and knowledge of PDGS systems overall architecture, data flows, interfaces, dependencies in a limited time Experience with configuration management, change control and release management Proactiveness , good communication skills, team player Experienceknowledge on mission planning systems EO Sensor Instrument knowledge Basic knowledge of the Aeolus instrument ALADIN operational modes, parameters and constraints is an asset Capacity to generate good documentation Fluent in English. 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. 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 Spa, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide.

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