Mission Control System Applications Engineer (VN18 42)

Darmstadt, Germany
05 Jun 2018
24 Jun 2018
VN18 42
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

Can you help manage and maintain our Mission Control Systems tools and software applications?

To find out more go to our website via the Apply button and apply by 24th June 2018. We anticipate holding interviews during the week commencing 13th August.

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere and ocean from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change.  Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties. 

This is a great opportunity for an experienced software or computer science engineer to undertake the engineering and maintenance of our Mission Control System software applications and related tools.  Managing the technical aspects of support contracts with industry, you will measure their performance against agreed service levels.  You will also lead in the definition and completion of maintenance procedures, and the correction of anomalies. This will ensure that we track improvements and upgrades to improve the consistency and consolidation of our skills and knowledge in our Mission Control System software applications functions across all EUMETSAT’s ground systems.

With an in depth knowledge and experience of Mission Control System functions and applications you should also have a background in maintaining large scale software systems in an operational environment.  You will understand the configuration control, integration and testing of complex Mission Control Systems software applications, be comfortable with software development lifecycles and be capable of producing technical documentation.  You must be highly organised, with strong planning skills and the capability to analyse and commentate on complex situations.  You will have the opportunity to be part of an international team and will use your experience of co-ordinating engineering team activities.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and a great working environment.  Have a look at our website to find out more about what we offer.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.