EO Mission Control Engineer

Job title: EO Mission Control Engineer

Company: Solenix

Job description: Solenix is specialized in the provision of high-quality software engineering, technical consulting and operations services in the aerospace domain. This vacancy note concerns an on-site consulting position at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany.

Job Description

We are looking for a Mission Control Engineer specializing in Earth Observation, to join a team which primarily supports the current Flying Missions (including Aeolus). The general activities to be supported by the service are (depending on the phase of the mission):

Technical Responsible for the Aeolus MCS

♦ Facilitate maintenance of system until End-of-mission including support to FCT.

♦ Preparation and execution of end-of-mission activities.

♦ Facilitate handover of data/achieves to long-term preservation after end of mission.

Support EGOS-CC Adoption for EO

♦ A demonstration camping with SWARM and Sentinel-6 missions

♦ A shadow operational camping with SWARM mission

Ad-hoc support to evolution of EO-MCS systems

♦ Support to

  • reviews
  • requirement engineering for future missions
  • problem investigations of current flying missions.
  • critical operations (SVTs, LEOPS etc…)
  • R&D activities relevant to EO missions.

Mandatory Requirements

♦ Minimum of 3 years’ experience

♦ University degree in a relevant engineering field

♦ Knowledge of Cloud Services

♦ In depth knowledge of EO MCS system, including operational aspects

♦ Background in support of critical phases (like LEOPs/Deorbits) for EO missions

♦ In depth knowledge of S2K SLES11 based MCS systems

♦ Basic knowledge of EGOS-CC and EGS-CC

♦ Basic knowledge of CDM and EGOS-CC tailoring

♦ ESOC SDE, DevOps and Environment

♦ In depth knowledge of Earth Observation Mission Control Systems

♦ Experience supporting critical operations (LEOP, SVTs etc…) preferably in the role as Software Coordinator

♦ Knowledge of communication protocols used with spacecraft (PUS, CFDP)

♦ Knowledge of EO missions’ operational concepts

Work Location

Darmstadt, Germany


Application Deadline: 23 August 2021

Start of Work: 01 October 2021 – 01 January 2022

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page on the Solenix website under Career.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit in Germany. Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Expected salary:

Location: Darmstadt, Hessen

Job date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 22:50:32 GMT

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