Galileo Mission Operations Preparation Engineer (m/f)



Galileo FOC Ops Services 

Required Start Date

1st February 2014 



Submission Deadline

31st december 2013 


GCC, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

Technical Requirements

The main tasks of the position will be:

  • Support GMS operations preparation and validation activities
  • Support the preparation of GMS Operations Plan including the maintenance of the operational products
  • Prepare/support/execute GMS related system operation validation activities (SVT/SCTC/ETE)
  • Prepare/support/execute software engineering activities
  • Ensure/support GMS databases preparation, coordination, synchronisation, verification
  • Give support to training and sim campaign
  • Support internal/external services/activities
  • Monitor performance services and trigger corrective actions
  • Generate and maintain ground/mission operations documentation
  • Follow up/support reviews and milestones
  • Interface to the management and ground/flight/mission operations team
  • Generate reports as required
  • Take over mission operations positions/duties on call as requested
  • Upon request of the MOM, act as deputy MOM (e.g., during meetings or on special requests from GfR/SPO/ESA/etc.)

Academic Requirements

  • A Master Degree in Aerospace Engineering or in an equivalent discipline
  • Experience in mission operations preparation and execution
Specific Requirements
  • System-minded and a team player
  • Able to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little or no supervision
  • Fluent in English, both in speech and writing
  • German language skills would be an asset


Background information


A permanent employment contract.

Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Career path.


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? Then send your application preferably online (CV in Word format) not later than 31st December 2013 to:

Andrée Scherschel (


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