Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer - UAE



Spacecraft Operations

Required Start Date

February 2013



Submission Deadline




United Arab Emirates


Technical Requirements

The main tasks of the position will be:

  • Planning and execution of satellite routine operations, both on-line and off-line.
  • Performance of routine and contingency operations as required.
  • Prepare/conduct/report on any special operations (manual activity, engineering activity, in flight testing, etc.) incl. compilation of the weekly operations report.
  • Analysis and reporting on spacecraft and ground segment performance.
  • Perform system and sub-system day-to-day monitoring and long term trend evaluations.
  • Perform health status assessment, including: anomaly investigation, tracking & follow-up.
  • Support to the Spacecraft Operations Manager for ground segment corrections or improvements.
  • Updateprocedures and systems following satellite failures or new requirements.
  • Maintain the relevant Flight Operations Procedures.
  • Mentore a team of young controllers
  • On-call support
  • Deliver training on request to newcomers

Academic Requirements

University (or similar) degree in engineering, physics or similar discipline.

Specific Requirements

The candidate should have the following qualities:

  • Minimum of 5 to 7 years experience in spacecraft operations
  • Shall be able to demonstrate a solid knowledge on Eurostar 3000 platform
  • Shall be able to demonstrate a solid knowledge on I4S
  • Fluency in English, both in speech and writing
  • Team-player
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with little


Background information

LSE Space is looking for an experienced Senior Spacecraft Operations Engineer in order to support our customer in the UAE.


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