System Engineer (18-20-024)

Job Description

We are looking for a System Engineer for our client EUMETSAT. You will contribute to activities typically related to Phase C/D of a space programme in the area of system design engineering, Integration, Verification and Validation, Operation preparation and performance budget management. You will provide service to the Sentinel-6/Jason-CS project, with potential support to other LEO programmes. Your system engineering activities will include:

  • Justification of the system design including producing and maintaining any relevant analyses and budgets
  • General contribution to system engineering activities, for example:
    • Documentation of system design and interfaces
    • Contribute to system integration, verification and validation activities
    • Contribute to operation preparation activities
    • Contribute to the technical coordination with Partners
    • Contribute to segment level activities and reviews as required
  • Participate to System level formal reviews and key points.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A university degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to the job profile together with the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks without supervision.
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of large scale systems engineering, architectural design and system preparation for launch.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse systems from an end-to-end perspective.
  • Capability to prepare documents, to perform system-level analyses and to produce and maintain technical budgets.
  • Travel within Europe and to the USA may be required for certain activities.

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Experience in earth observation satellite-based projects, particularly in the areas of near real time data processing or spacecraft control systems.
  • Space and ground system engineering processes and standards

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany

Dates

Start of Work: July 2018

Application Deadline: 25 May 2018

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch before the application deadline 25 May 2018.