Ground Stations Operations Engineers (m/f/d)



Real-Time Services and System Operations (RSO) Division.

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EUMETSAT, in Darmstadt

Technical Requirements

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

                              Ground Stations Operations Engineers

to be part of our Service Team to support our customer EUMETSAT in Darmstadt/Germany.

For our activities at EUMETSAT, we are currently seeking to employ highly motivated and enthusiastic Ground Stations Operations Engineers to support the area of Real-Time Services and System Operations (RSO) Division.


• At least two years’ experience in the operations of complex ground stations systems (TT&C and Mission Data Acquisition) in support of multiple Geostationary (GEO) and/or Low Earth Orbit (LEO) spacecraft, and experience of verification and validation of such systems.

• Very good strengths in analysis, synthesis and presentation skills.

• Very good interpersonal, communication and reporting skills and an ability to apply these to the interactions within a team and between teams in a multi-disciplinary context.

• Ability to learn and develop the needed skills and knowledge to contribute to the operations of the service, including the ability to rapidly absorb, and make use of, information presented in written and oral communications in a dynamic context.

• A systematic approach to work. To be able to plan their work and to cope with tight schedules and multiple tasks.

• Ability to work effectively under pressure and to manage complex tasks with minimum supervision.

• Capability to write accurate, concise, focused and consistent technical documentation and reports.

•Fluency in English.

Academic Requirements


A university degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific discipline relevant to the job profile (e.g. telecommunications, electronics, radio frequency or equivalent.) or proven experience in ground stations (TT&C and Mission Data Acquisition) in a real-time 24/7 spacecraft operations environment, ideally in an Earth Observation environment.


Specific Requirements


• Experience with or  significant knowledge of some of the following:

- Major upgrades or evolutions of operational ground stations;

- Definition and implementation of verification and validation activities of ground stations;

- Definition, verification and validation of interfaces between ground stations and ground segments;

- Diagnosis and correction of first-line ground stations’ hardware and software failures;

- Preparation of requirements, design, interfaces and testing documentation;

- Document management and configuration control processes;

- Definition of user interfaces for operations (HMI, reports, etc.);

- Relevant technical standards (e.g. ECSS, CCSDS);

- Baseband operation and configuration;

- Dataminer, Monitoring and control tool;

- Space Link Extension (SLE) operation and/or configuration.



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.

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