MTG AIV Engineer (m/f/d)



Meteosat Third Generation (MTG)

Required Start Date

As soon as possible




Submission Deadline




Darmstadt, Germany

Technical Requirements

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

MTG AIV Engineer

to work in Darmstadt - Germany.

For our activities at EUMETSAT, we are currently seeking to employ highly motivated and enthusiastic MTG AIV Engineer to work in an exciting innovative international environment.

We are looking for a experienced Integration, Validation and Verification engineer for System and Ground Segments in the framework of Earth Observation systems with very good programming skills.

The primary responsibilities of this role will be:

The principal task is to perform the AIV engineering activities foreseen for the integration, validation and verification of the MTG system, coordinated by the responsible of the MTG AIV Engineering activities.

In particular, main tasks will include:

• Generation of Test Specifications for the MTG System AIV;

• Generation of Test Results Analysis reports;

• Generation of Non Test Based Verification reports;

• Interaction with the MTG System Team for the procurement of test data identified in the Test Specifications, including the analysis of received deliverables and attending acceptance tests;

• Identification and development of additional tools to generate ad-hoc test data or to analyse the test results;

• Generate test data using the available tools;

• Generate test data by reconditioning/modifying the ones procured in coordination with the MTG system team;

• Configuration management of tools / test data sets;

A contribution to the following general AIV tasks (GT) is also foreseen:

• Contribute to the acceptance of the MTG facilities before their integration in the MTG system;

• Contribute to maintain the AIV schedule in coordination with the AIV engineering responsible;

• Contribute to evolution of the VCD in coordination with the Requirements verification team

• Contribute, if needed, to the preparation of test procedure, including the automatic test procedures, and execution of tests in coordination with the Tests preparation and execution team.

Academic Requirements

University degree (or equivalent) in an engineering discipline relevant to the job profile.


Specific Requirements


Skills and experience to be covered by the Key Person:

• Proven background with the development of System and/or Ground Segments for Earth Observation;

• Direct involvement in AIV activities for data processing chains of Earth Observation Systems, including generation of Test Specifications, specification and procurement/development of test tools and of test data;

• Direct involvement in AIV activities for Monitoring and Control of Earth Observation Systems, including generation of Test Specifications, specification and procurement/development of test tools and of test data;

• Experience in the analysis and reporting of verification results versus associated requirements;

• Experience with software specification, design and development, including relevant standards;

• Knowledge of higher programming languages, such as Python, C/C++, Java, bash scripting;

• Excellent organisational and communication skills (working language for the position is English);

• Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team

• Experience in team management and planning of activities (for the service manager).

General experience / knowledge in any of the following areas would be advantageous:

• Experience in use and/or development of software frameworks, use of automating Tools for System deployment, testing and configuration;

• Experience in writing SW documentation.

• Familiarity with the ECSS standard;

• Familiarity with IBM DOORs;

• Experience in development of automatic tests.


Background information


Note: Some travel within Europe may also be required. 

Benefits: 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.

You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Please apply online as soon as possible.

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