Ground Segment Maintenance and Engineering Consultancy (m/f) Ref. 2017_074

Bishop GmbH
Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
according to experience and qualification
30 Jan 2017
27 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

For our customer "Eumetsat" in the aerospace industry we are looking for a suitable candidate on the base fulltime (AÜG) for the location Darmstadt, Germany starting asap with the following skills:

Ground Segment Maintenance and Engineering Consultancy (m/f) Ref. 2017_074

Your responsibilities:
  • Investigation and rectification of anomalies reported by the operations/maintenance team
  • Interface with the maintenance services providers at technical level
  • Reporting on the performance of the Ground Stations and associated systems together with a status report of any on-going activities
  • Provision of Ground Stations support to operations during critical mission phases, pre and post launch (i.e. SVT, LEOP, IOT and contingency)
  • Maintenance of operational Ground Stations procedures, databases and documentation in accordance with the configuration management and quality assurance practices
  • Planning and scheduling the implementation, testing and validation phases of any modifications/improvements
  • Providing technical consultancy for the management of ongoing Ground Stations contracts including changes
  • Provide consultancy to new programs in the areas of definition, development and integration of Ground Stations
  • Provision of consultancy to the analysis of obsolescence and evolution changes to the ground stations

Your skills:
  • University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • 5 years experience in the 24/7 Operations and Maintenance of Large Ground Stations and/or Ground Stations Engineering/Integration used for GEO and/or LEO missions
  • Willingness to late night and weekend work
  • Ground Station design, integration and testing, particularly in the areas of Antenna, RF, Base Band and Tracking subsystems, including the generation of Requirement definition and ICD specifications
  • Normal working hours
  • Possibility of standby/ call out support
  • Implementation of relevant ECSS standards and CCSDS recommendations concerning Space Link Services and Space Link Extension (SLE) protocols
  • Operation and configuration of various types of Baseband equipment including integrated TT&C and ranging systems (i.e. Cortex type) and High Data Rate Modulators and Demodulators
  • Maintenance and Operation of large Ground Stations particularly in Local and Remote M&C (including databases and automated procedures), redundancy management, Site Infrastructure and liaison with Service providers
  • Analogue and digital modulation/demodulation schemes used on the Ground to Space interface for TT&C, Mission data transmission and Data Collection Systems
  • Fluent in English and France is advantage

Additional Requirements:

  • Commercial satellite and micro wave data links
  • Basic knowledge of WAN, LAN and TCP/IP protocol
  • In Orbit Test (I.O.T.) systems deployment
  • Radar Principles
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