System Operations Engineer

Thorn SDS

System Operations Engineer

Thorn Sicherheits

Darmstadt, Germany

Join our team and help us support our client’s operational systems.

Thorn SDS is a co-contractor providing System Operations Engineering services to our client EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. We have an exciting opportunity for a System Operations Engineer to complement our team in Germany. This is a great opportunity to develop and grow your career in a multinational environment under the guidance of industry experts. The focus of the role involves all aspects of real time end-to-end mission operations and the systems required to support them, including Communications Networks Operational Infrastructure and Security as well as interfacing to the Flight Operations Team as part of the overall System and Spacecraft Operations.

The main focus of this service is in operations engineering of the Jason-2, Jason-3 and SARAL (cooperative altimetry technology mission of the Indian Space Research Organisation) missions, as well as the systems operations preparation for Jason-CS. This role will provide the chance to work and develop skills and experience on a variety of spacecraft and ground systems and services including:

  • System operations in a real-time environment;
  • End-to-end operations monitoring;
  • Communications systems operations;
  • Security operations;
  • Infrastructure operations and evolution;
  • Business Continuity;
  • Multi-mission operations including mass storage and archiving;
  • System evolution for existing and new programmes;
  • Manual and automated system and satellite operation.

We expect the ideal candidate to have the following attributes in addition to a relevant university degree:

  • Experience in Systems Operations in a real time spacecraft operations environment;
  • Experience defining and implementing the verification and validation of ground segment systems;
  • Experience of defining, development, integration, acceptance testing and operation of mission data systems;
  • Candidates must be excellent communicators in English with a passion for the Space Industry.

If you have these attributes and maybe other relevant experience that would be an advantage such as Earth Observation ground segments, Project and Technical management/coordination, Communications Systems Operation, Operations Security, Business Continuity etc. then please send your CV and covering letter in English to by 31st May 2019 to recruitment@thornsds.eu or phone +44 1420 540240 (Jane Markey) to discuss further.

At Thorn SDS we are always seeking to identify high quality individuals who are looking to start or further a career in the space industry. This particular role presents a fantastic opportunity with huge potential for development. We fully expect candidates to progress enormously, advancing into other engineering roles.

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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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