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Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer (m/f/d)

   

Project 

 HERA mission

Required Start Date

ASAP

Duration

Permanent 

 

Submission Deadline

ASAP

 

Location

Darmstadt, Germany

Technical Requirements

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

                     Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer

for our customer ESA/ESOC  in Darmstadt/Germany

For our activities at ESA/ESOC, we are currently seeking to employ highly motivated and enthusiastic Flight Dynamics Operations Engineer to perform mission analysis and support the HERA mission within the Flight Dynamics area.

Tasks and Activities

You will be responsible for Mission Analysis for the asteroid mission HERA to 65803/Didymos, but with the possibility of supporting other service and/or missions.

Key tasks:

º Mission Analysis:

• Trajectory Optimisation for interplanetary transfer and the near-asteroid phase;

• Navigation and Guidance, including Optical Navigation 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;

• Support to project, scientists and industry, participation in reviews.

º General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities.

 

Academic Requirements

 A University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics, with an exceptional academic record.

 

Specific Requirements

Specific Requirements:

The key person shall have the following experience and knowledge:

• Experience in Trajectory Optimisation, including the multi-body problem;

• Experience with trajectories in proximity of minor bodies;

• 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.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

•    A University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics, with an exceptional academic record;

•    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

The following skills would be highly desirable:

•   Familiarity with the ESOC environment

•   Familiarity/experience with Flight Dynamics operations engineering tasks

•   Experience dealing with external interfaces

•   Experience with 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

 

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.

Are you looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then please apply online

www.lsespace.com --> online application

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https://europa.eu/europass/en

 

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