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System Engineer (m/f)



Low Earth Orbit (LEO) Division on system engineering and design activities.

Support to Sentinel-6/Jason-CS project.

Required Start Date

As soon as possible



Submission Deadline


22nd September 2017


EUMETSAT - Darmstadt

Technical Requirements


LSE Space is looking for an experienced Engineer (m/f) in order to fulfill the duty of: 

 System Engineer

for our customer EUMETSAT in Darmstadt/Germany.


The primary responsibilities of this role will be: 

 The tasks to be fulfilled are related to Phase B/C of a space program in the area of system design engineering and architecture definition: 

  • 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 the technical coordination with Partners.
    • Contribute to segment level activities and reviews as required.
    • Participate to System level formal reviews. 

Academic Requirements

A University degree in engineering, physics, or software domains is required.

Specific Requirements


 The candidate needs to show proven experience in the following fields:

  • Demonstrated experience in the field of large scale systems engineering and architectural design;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse systems from an end-to-end perspective;
  • Capability to prepare design documents, to perform system-level analyses and to produce and maintain technical budgets. 

    Additional skills and experience would be a plus:

  • Experience in earth observation satellite-based projects, particularly in the areas of near-real time data processing or spacecraft control systems;
  • Experience with Model Based System Engineering with the support of dedicated tools (e.g. CORE);
  • Space and ground system engineering processes and standards.

 Perfect command of English, verbal and written. Knowledge of French would be an asset.


Background information


A permanent employment contract.

Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Career path.



In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.


You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then send your application preferably online (including CV and cover letter) not later than  22nd September 2017 to:

Andrée Scherschel (

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