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20 Feb 2018

Full-Time LEO Mission Control Systems Operations Engineer (VN 18/13)

EUMETSAT – European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites – Posted by admin Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany


Job Description

LEO Mission Control Systems Operations Engineer (VN 18/13)

Do you have the engineering expertise to oversee mission control systems operations for our Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) missions?

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment, pulling together the resources of 30 Member States. We observe the atmosphere, ocean and land surfaces from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change. Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties. Developing the next generation of satellites, we look to shape our future.

We are recruiting a Mission Control Systems Operations Engineer. In this role you will be responsible for the planning, supervision and execution of mission control systems operations for all our LEO missions, along with facilitating the preparation our recurrent spacecraft. You will also maintain the operational procedures, system databases and other tools and products used to support our mission control systems and use your expertise to identify ways to enhance opportunities as we prepare for the launch of the next generation of satellites.

This is an opportunity to enhance your experience in the development, maintenance and operations of satellite mission control systems. With your experience in verification and validation testing of operational ground segments, you will help manage evolutions of LEO mission control systems to increase capacity, performance and efficiency, and to prevent obsolescence. You will use your organisational skills in an operational environment, communicating ideas and issues clearly and concisely.

We can offer you the chance to work in an international environment, with team members and partners from our Member states and beyond. We have attractive employment conditions, with a competitive salary, comprehensive health and social welfare provision, and extensive relocation assistance, if applicable.

The closing date is 15th March. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing w/c 23rd April.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.

How to Apply

To learn more and apply online, please visit reference VN 18/13.  

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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