Satellite Operations Engineer (m/f) - MTG Ground Segment and Operations Services



MTG Ground Segment and Operations Services 

Required Start Date

May 2014 



Submission Deadline

17th April 2014 


ESOC - Darmstadt/Germany

Technical Requirements

Operations service provision in the areas of MTG-I and MTG-S satellite and instrument level operations concepts:

  • Review of technical specifications and design descriptions
  • Module and unit level reviews, when required
  • Review of satellite and instrument modes and the transitions between them
  • Review of the Autonomy and FDIR concepts with particular attention to the development and management of Action Sequences and OBCPs
  • Review of the specification of the PUS customisation with particular attention to the module specific services and to the implication on the development of the S2K based MCS.
  • Review of operational concepts with a dependence on ground calculated inputs e.g. On-Board Orbit Propagator (OOP).
  • Review of instrument operability concepts with particular attention to the management from ground of large numbers of configuration parameters, and their on-board interdependence.
  • Support to the preparation of operational deliverables and their logistics.

Academic Requirements

University degree in engineering, science or equivalent.

Specific Requirements

·         Good spacecraft knowledge on a subsystem level

·         Experience in working in an operational environment

·         Ability to understand and accurately predict behaviour of complex systems

·         Well-organised, proactive, able to prioritise and manage several activities in parallel

·         Familiarity with operations planning and validation

·         Familiarity with operational simulators and control systems

·         Knowledge of satellite or ground operations, or non-space operational environments

·         Able to work independently, at a distance from the core team

·         Perfect command of English, verbal and written.


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