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

Bishop GmbH
Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
according to experience and qualifications
07 Mar 2017
04 Apr 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 ongoing 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

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 French 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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