Product/Quality Assurance Officer (m/w/d)

Reference: J22172
Location: EUMETSAT \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Deadline for applications: 28.02.2023 23:59 CET
Category: Operations & Engineering Services

Telespazio Germany GmbH is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential. With more than 400 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.


The Position

This position is based at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt. It is full-time and permanent and expected starting date will be March 1st 2023. 

We are looking forward to meeting you! 



  • Implement EUMETSAT QA policies in the assigned area(s), keep in accordance with the Project System QA plan and all relevant applicable documents
  • Ensure that project processes involved with the assigned tasks are implemented in accordance with their relevant QA working practices and procedures. 
  • Contribute to the maintenance of work packages and procedures. 
  • Contribute to the implementation of as agreed improvements to the available QA documentation, aiming at process efficiency and synergy. 
  • Contribute to the establishment of metrics to measure the effectiveness of the main processes within the assigned areas. Provide pro-active suggestions for process improvement, based on these metrics and other observations. 
  • Ensure that Quality Assurance policies and methods are taken into account during all phases. 
  • Contribute to the production of the documents relevant to the performed tasks.
  • Provide service, as Review secretary, to the Programme Reviews and Check Points planned for the mission programme, ensuring that the relevant Organisation Note arrangements are correctly implemented, and that the Review support tool to be used for the Reviews is available. 
  • Contribute to the Ground segment Facilities procurement activities and the connected processes ensuring that the QA requirements related to IVV are implemented correctly. 
  • Contribute to the monitoring of the implementation of the agreed QA Plans and procedures within the industry and other Organisations (ESA) activities, including their Sub-tiers. 
  • Provide specific QA service to the Project IVV (Integration, Verification, Validation) activities focussed on MTG GS, including witnessing of tests, review of verification records, support TRR/TRB, ARB and other relevant IVV related processes according to the applicable working practices. 
  • Contribute to the coordination of the anomaly and non-conformances reviews process in the assigned areas. 


  • Significant hands-on experience in PA/QA processes definition, implementation and effectiveness monitoring,
  • Knowledge and application of aerospace/space PA/QA and ISO 9001 standards. 
  • Multi-year experience in the implementation of QA policies and methods in procurement contracts for complex products such as ground segment systems. 
  • Experience in providing QA support to complex SW products throughout their complete development lifecycle, following Software QA standards. 
  • Experience on Hardware (HW) / Software (SW) products integration and verification. 
  • Capability of understanding technicalities and design methods in the area of satellite ground segment, operations, mission control and data processing.
  • Hands-on experience in using Microsoft Office Suite and in particular Microsoft Word, Excel and Access. 
  • Autonomous handling of meetings and management of minutes of meetings and QA reports. 

Essential Skills

  • Experience in application of risk management and lessons learned processes. 
  • Good interpersonal and mediation skills. 

Desirable Skills

Following experience is advantageous but not mandatory:

  • Experience in conducting internal/external QA audits;
  • Experience of working in international programmes;
  • Knowledge of requirement management tools, e.g. DOORS

Your Benefits of joining us

  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme: We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support: We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more. Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.
  • Career development: For us, further education and training are an essential part of people management, because this is the only way we can achieve our goal, namely a long-term and successful work relationship with you. We offer access to Coursera, Bookboon and personal 1:1 feedbacks.  Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.
  • Company event and activities: We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit. Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature. 


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Rabea Heinz.


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