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Mission Analysis Engineer (m/f/d)

   

Project 

HERACLES Mission - Flight Dynamics

Required Start Date

ASAP

Duration

Permanent 

 

Submission Deadline

27.07.2019

 

Location

ESA/ESOC 

Technical Requirements

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

                           Mission Analysis Engineer (m/f/d)

for our customer ESA/ESOC  in Darmstadt/Germany

For our activities at ESA/ESOC, we are currently seeking to employ highly motivated and enthusiastic Mission Analysis Engineer to support the HERACLES mission within the Flight Dynamics area.

Tasks and Activities:

You will be responsible for Mission Analysis for Heracles mission. Key tasks:

•    Trajectory Optimisation focusing on the three body problem especially in the Sun-Earth and the Earth-Moon three body system;

•    Navigation and Guidance for Mission Analysis;

•    Concurrent Design Studies for space missions;

•    Mission Analysis Tools Development, environmental models, numerical integration techniques, local and global optimisation techniques and algorithms;

•    Mission Analysis for human spaceflight beyond the Earth orbit;

•    General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities.

 

Academic Requirements

 

A University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics

 

Specific Requirements

Ideal candidate

Skills and Experience:

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

•    Experience in Trajectory Optimisation focusing on the three-body-problem especially in the Sun-Earth and the Earth-Moon three-body-systems;

•    Experience in Navigation and Guidance techniques for Mission Analysis activities;

•    Experience with Concurrent Design Studies for space missions;

•    Experience in Mission Analysis Tools Development, environmental models, numerical integration techniques, local and global optimisation techniques and algorithms;

•    Knowledge about operational and ground segment aspect in the mission/architecture design;

•    Knowledge about the special requirements of human spaceflight beyond the Earth orbit.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

•    Skills to apply their 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;

•    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.

 

 

Background information

Location of work: Darmstadt/Germany.

Start date:  ASAP 

A permanent employment contract. Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. Career path.

Security:

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.

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Then please apply online as soon as possible.

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