Start Date: January 2023

Location: EUMETSAT Darmstadt, Germany

Working hours: full time, 40h/week

Submission deadline: 8th October 2022

Requirement: Nationality of EUMETSAT member states


Tasks and responsibilities:

To support the activities of our Service Team for the EPS-SG mission at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt, Germany, we are currently seeking to employ a highly motivated and enthusiastic System Engineer. The tasks will focus on E2E System activities, with emphasis on Satellite and Operational related aspects. The key-person will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Justification of the system design including producing and maintaining any relevant analyses and budgets
  • General contribution to system engineering activities
  • Participate to System level formal reviews and key points
  • Provide System Engineering contributions during the design phase and contribute actively to the definition of the IV&V activities
  • Contribute to the customization of ECSS standards covering the end-to-end system and operations.
  • Contribute to the review and consolidation of ICDs, including PUS-related Space to Ground ICDs. 
  • Help maintain documentation of System level design, specifications, and interfaces, including M&C aspects.
  • Assistance with analysis and trade-off activities
  • Contribute to Project Teams as an Ops prep engineer for LEO Mission System reviews and provide support to Space and Ground Segment level reviews as needed.



  • Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering or another related field
  • Proven and demonstrated of experience in the field of space and ground segment system engineering, specifically monitoring and control (M&C) of polar LEO satellites
  • Proven experience in the requirements-based design and development process using DOORS and the ECSS standards
  • Knowledge of the ECSS Packet Utilisation Standard (PUS), including customization and application
  • Prior experience with satellite operations or operations preparation would be considered an asset
  • Experience with development of System Procedures and E2E Operational Interfaces
  • Experience with Operational Scenarios Validation and coordination of procedures testing phases
  • Experience in campaigns of Ops validation (TRR/TRB/Simulations/SIOV Rehearsals etc.)
  • Experience in Integration Verification and Validation phases
  • Familiarity with the Configuration Control processes and tools
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and have a systematic approach to work
  • Ability to plan work schedule, considering tight planning and multiple tasks
  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken




In line with security requirements of the mission, the candidate must hold the citizenship of one of the EUMETSAT state member (see and will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.




  • International and innovative environment
  • Fascinating missions and projects in the area of satellite operations
  • Permanent employment contract
  • Open door policy
  • ISO 9001-certified workplace
  • Career opportunities
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Deferred compensation scheme
  • Relocation support
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Company doctor
  • Sponsored gym program “Qualitrain”
  • Bike lease program “JobRad”
  • Educational training program
  • Company events



The company:

LSE Space is your partner is space! The company was established in 1990 and is part of the Engineering Service Team of SSC. We employ more than 170 engineers and scientists from all over the world who provide a wide range of space engineering services to the international space market such as manpower, support in all space mission project phases or full service, independent consultancy as well as trainings. Our core areas of expertise include Earth observation missions, interplanetary probes, manned space, navigation constellations and commercial telecommunications missions. Our company is ISO-9001-certified and thus stands for high quality and structured processes. As LSE Space is a highly international company the company language is English.


Mission, Vision and Values:

  • Mission: We help Earth benefit from Space
  • Vision: The leading global provider of advanced space services
  • Sustainability: environmental, financial and social
  • High quality: in everything we do
  • Our C.O.R.E. Values:
    • Customer orientation: We always put our customer’s needs at the forefront of everything we do
    • One company: Collaboration is key – One for all and all for one!
    • Responsibility: We are known to be reliable and result-orientated all the way
    • Excellence: We always strive to deliver better than expected




LSE Space GmbH

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82205 Gilching


Tel.: +49 (0) 8105 777 404 42

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