Mission Control System Engineer – EUMETSAT (m/w/d)

Referenz: J22112
Ort / Standort: EUMETSAT \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 31.12.2022 23:59 CET
Kategorie: Software Solutions

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

As part of our multi-national project teams you will be providing crucial support to the operational teams at EUMETSAT in the development, validation, and maintenance of satellite mission control systems and especially bespoke extensions to these. 


On the projects you will collaborate closely directly with the Mission Operations Teams and in coordination with the client technical manager you will be in charge of

  • supporting Ground Segment engineering activities (i.e. requirements, external interfaces and design consolidation), in the area of the Mission Control Applications.
  • develop and maintenance of Mission Control Applications following formal software engineering processes
  • Participating in verification readiness reviews and verification testing campaigns both internal and at client site

We are looking for a Software Engineer with working experience in the development, operation & maintenance of satellite control systems (e.g. SCOS-2000, EPOCH, Satmon, GECCOS), or larger real-time industrial process-control systems. Ideally, someone who already has gained relevant experience in providing support to Mission Operation Teams and has been involved in related in IV&V (integration, verification and validation) campaigns or services. 


We are looking forward to meeting you! 



  • Support to the Ground Segment engineering activities (i.e. requirements, external interfaces and design consolidation)
  • Development and maintenance of Mission Control Applications following formal software engineering processes
  • Participation in verification readiness reviews and verification testing campaigns both internal and at client site


Essential Skills

  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in the maintenance and development of satellite control systems (e.g. SCOS-2000, EGS-CC) or industrial process control systems
  • Experience in the definition of software requirements and architectural design and implementation of Real-time Control applications
  • Experience in the customization of Monitoring & Control applications
  • Good knowledge of programming and scripting languages (i.e. C++/Java, bash, Python)
  • Experience with Linux Operating System Environments (e.g. SLES and RHEL), including working with command line terminal


Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of the Mission Control System interfaces with the Mission Planning Systems function and the Flight Dynamics Systems.
  • Experience with the following data formats, languages. and protocols: SQL, XML, HTML/CSS, TCP, JSON, AJAX
  • Experience with test tools for Spacecraft Monitoring & Control System, e.g. Satellite Simulators.
  • Experience in IV&V (integration, verification and validation) definition (e.g. test plan, test procedures) for Mission Control Applications.
  • Willingness for provision of on-call support e.g. during Satellite Test campaigns and LEOP Phases
  • Modern webapp implementation languages and technologies (Javascript, Ruby, Angular)
  • Experience with web-based user interfaces and technologies
  • Experience with relational database programming (MySQL, MariaDB)
  • Experience with configuration control tools (e.g. GIT or SVN)


Your Benefits of joining us

  • Work-life balance: Flexible working hours, home office, remote work option within Germany and EU, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.), option to work part time;
  • 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 Raphael Rossato.


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