Flight Dynamic Operations - AEOLUS Command Generation Service for Earth Observation Missions (19-23-719)

Solenix is specialized in the provision of high-quality software engineering, technical consulting and operations services in the aerospace domain. This vacancy note concerns an on-site consulting position at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany.

Flight Dynamic Operations - AEOLUS Command Generation Service for Earth Observation Missions (19-23-719)

Job Description

We are looking for a Flight Dynamic Operations Engineer for our client, ESOC. You will join a team responsible for the Command Generation for Earth Observation Missions as well as missions and activities within the scope of general Flight Dynamics operations engineering services.

You will be primarily assigned to a particular service within the Earth Observation Missions but with the possibility of supporting other service and/or missions.

Services to be provided are primarily related to AEOLUS.

Services may also be requested related to SWARM, CRYOSAT-2, CLUSTER-II.

The general activities to be supported by the service are (depending on the phase of the mission):

Command Generation:

• Execution of and support to operational tasks

• Generation of task related command parameters

• Generation of task related reports

Flight Dynamics Application Layer:

• Maintenance of elements of the Flight Dynamics Application Layer

Flight Dynamics System Development:

• Specification of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements

• Implementation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements

• Installation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements on operational platform(s)- design, coordination and implementation of tests

• Participation in tests

• Set-up procedures

• Flight Dynamics (Sub-)System configuration

• Coordination of internal and external interfaces and actitivities across subsystems

General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities

Mandatory Skills and Experience:

  • University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics
  • Skills to apply knowledge to develop solutions to technical (mathematical and dynamical) problems in cooperation with customers and other experts
  • Ability to define, implement, validate and operate software which applies the above solutions (using e.g. Unix and/or Linux scripting languages, Fortran 77 and/or 95, C++)
  • Will to take operational responsibility in multi-discipline teams
  • Fluency in English, both in speech and writing
  • Coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields
  • Ability to work independently
  • On call periods are to be expected

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Familiarity with the ESOC environment
  • Familiarity/experience with Flight Dynamics operations engineering tasks
  • Experience dealing with external interfaces
  • Experience with Oracle/Solaris and/or Linux, network services and protocols, and system administration
  • The ability to multi-task efficiently; working on multiple activities, multiple subsystems and if applicable multiple missions simultaneously.

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany

Dates

Application Deadline: 20 May 2019
Start of Work: October 2019

 

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 for the above-mentioned work location.
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 20 May 2019.