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Mission Analyst

2017-10-17 18:11:49| 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 Mission Analyst This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany Description Mission Analyst in the Mission Analysis Section, Flight Dynamics Division, Ground Systems Engineering Department, Directorate of Operations. Reporting to the Head of Section, the postholder will participate in mission analysis activities for future mission studies, spacecraft and ground segment design and operations preparation. This encompasses terrestrial, interplanetary and librationpoint missions. The emphasis is on orbit analysis and related fields, such as tradingoff orbit selection, optimising lowhighthrust rocket propulsion trajectories including ascent, computing atmospheric entry trajectories, launch windows, fuel budget analysis, predicting orbitderived data, orbit determination and navigation analysis, analysing satellite constellations and formation flight. Duties These will include performing and coordinating mission analysis activities in support of projects and mission studies developing and maintaining generic mission analysis methods and software participating in developing generic flight dynamics software developing projectspecific mission analysis tools technical managing of mission analysis work packages carried out by contract firms specifying and managing study and development contracts supporting projects by participating in tender evaluations and reviews of industrial contracts. Technical competencies Trajectory design and analysis Orbit manouevre optimization Navigation accuracy analysis Mathematical software development Flight Dynamics Operations Preparation Flight Dynamics Operations Execution Behavioural competencies Customer Focus Problem Solving Results Orientation Teamwork Communication Additional requirements Education Applicants should have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, physics or mathematics. 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 14 November 2017. 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. Priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. 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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Street Trust's mission to promote women to bike

2017-10-16 22:08:18| PortlandOnline

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Union Training Ship Sails to Europe on its Second Training Mission

2017-10-16 16:48:00| Naval Technology

The Peruvian Navy 'Union' training ship has commenced its first ocean journey to Europe and has called on the port of Cádiz, Spain as part of its second training mission.

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Bistatic SAR Mission Engineer

2017-10-16 16:12:54| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

As Bistatic SAR Mission Engineer, you will have the opportunity to support the EOP Future Missions Division to follow developments described below. The position is based at our clients premises in Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Tasks and Activities The scope of work will include Planning of L and Cband bistatic SAR missions including mission scenarios definition, mission acquisition optimisation and implications at system level, e.g. regarding operations and ground segment System engineering support at platform, payload and mission level Support to the development of versatile platforms for convoy missions in the range of 500 kg max. with 150 kg payload Skills and Experience The following skills and experience are mandatory You have PhD or Msc Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies University, Ecole suprieure, etc. or equivalent with at least 4 years of relevant experience You have good communication and technical writing skills You have good organisation skills You are methodical and proactive You have general knowledge of ESA EOP missions, in particular SAR mission You have experience of daytoday contact with international experts and partners in the field You have the capability to coordinate a large amount of inputs You have the capability to synthesise, summarise and take conclusions You have a proactive approach, with initiative and capability to work independently You have problemsolving oriented attitude You have demonstrated experience in mission analysis and system engineering in general. Experience in system engineering on SAR mission is an asset The following skills would be highly desirable You have a sound knowledge on SAR payloads and SAR performance will be a strong asset, You have experience in small platforms You have CAD software, Matlab, STK and Excel knowledge You have knowledge on optimisation techniques 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 30112017. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of SECRET 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 Control Operations Engineer

2017-10-16 16:12:54| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

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. We are passionate about delivering exciting Space Programs for and with our customers. Through our large frame contracts with ESOC, EUMETSAT and DLR, we offer a futureoriented and trusting work environment, multicultural teams, as well as challenging jobs on space missions for graduates up until experienced professionals. The successful applicant will work at the core of meteorological satellite operations in Europe as Mission Control Operations Engineer for Telespazio VEGA and provide support to the system development and operations preparation of the MTG mission. The Mission Control Operations Engineer will be supporting our customer EUMETSAT in Darmstadt, Germany and should start latest 15.12.2017. The position is fulltime and permanent. Submission deadline for applicants is 25.10.2017. ResponsibilitiesDuties The design and development of the MTG Mission Operations Facility, related subsystems and interfaces, in particular with a focus on the Mission Operations Facility operability The definition and implementation of Mission Operations Facility subsystem acceptance and MOF system integration testing, in particular with a focus on the definition of operationally relevant validation test scenarios The analysis of MTG specific Packet Utilization Services PUS with the goal to develop operational concepts compatible with the Mission Operations Facility design The execution of Mission Operations Facility system verification and validation activities The definition and implementation of MTG Ground Segment system verification and validation activities, including formal system operational validation, SSVTs, and operations rehearsals The refinement of the MTG mission operations concept in relation to the Mission Operations Facility and its implementation in the Reference Operations Plan and System Operations File, including related documents and procedures, databases, etc. The execution of MTG Ground Segment, Mission Operations Facility system, and Mission Operations Facility subsystem reviews, technical meetings, and scheduling and planning meetings QualificationsExperience University or similar degree Several years of experience working in the operations preparation and routine operations of spacecraft mission control systems, ideally for GEO and LEO satellite systems. Several years of experience defining and implementing the verification and validation of spacecraft mission control systems. Several years of experience operating a spacecraft mission control system based on SCOS2000 Essential Skills Experience in using SQL. Experience in using configuration management systems such as CVS andor GIT. Familiarity with flight dynamics and mission planning. Desirable Skills Experience as a team leader. Experience with the Linux operating system. Your Benefits of joining us By joining the Telespazio family, you will enjoy all the benefits of a competitive salary in a sustainable work environment, flexible working time models, diverse advancement and training possibilities for technical, language and soft skills, a generous holiday package as well as a company pension scheme. We support you with your relocation. Through our wide network, we can also support your partner in finding a job at your new work location. Application Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! Your HR Contact for this position is Anke Mayer.

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