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Mission Analyst (w/m/d)

Reference: J23015
Location: EUMETSAT \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Category: Operations & Engineering Services

Who You Are

We are looking for a Mission Analyst (Copernicus Operations). This position is based partly at our customer site at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt. It is a permanent full-time position.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on

  • Undertaking the tasks of required of the 24/7 On-call Analyst service  as required – (rota)
  • Support mission preparation activities
  • Supporting operational Spacecraft and Ground Segment database maintenance
  • Operating as the Controller if required
  • Attending and supporting S6 operations meetings as required, including the Daily Operations Meetings
  • Provide as required, training, continuation or proficiency training for Controllers
  • Preparation and presentation of training packages in support of the missions
  • Monitor the End to End production, Timeliness Processing & Dissemination via monthly/quarterly KPIs.
  • Validate and compile data for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) of the EUMETSAT S6 Centre to be used in the generation of monthly/quarterly reports
  • Coordinate the assessment and review of the monthly KPIs;
  • Monitor Production/Dissemination performance and Conduct 1st level investigations into anomalies. Report through the established channels.
  • Monitor and co-ordinate MME interface issues
  • Supervise and co-ordinate Controller activities with respect to mission monitoring activities
  • Support the development of the SMART monitoring implementation for the S6 environment including participation in S6 SMART development meetings;
  • Identify and co-ordinate and supervise team training activities
  • Analysis of system activities, events and anomalies with a view to improve training, procedures or the system
  • Creating, reviewing, updating and issuing operational documentation as required.
  • Provide input for weekly operations email as required

What You Bring

  • Degree in Science discipline


  • Previous experience as a Spacecraft controller or certification in Copernicus missions.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good English skills both oral and written.


  • S6 EUMETSAT Controller Certification will be an asset
  • Some programming experience would be an advantage for the role (Python, Linux, Visual Basic)

What We Offer

  • Highly international environment: You will work with talented and motivated people from different cultural backgrounds on very diverse and dynamic topics, always dealing with innovation and cutting-edge technologies that help our world advance.
  • Work-life balance: 30 days of annual leave and an additional 2.5 days of paid leave.
  • Financial benefits: Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme incl. IT/bicycle leasing, employer loans, etc.
  • Relocation support: We support your move to Germany with helping you with your VISA Process, as well as with an optional relocation fee
  • 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.
  • Company events and activities: Summer BBQs, Christmas parties and more! Plus, access to social clubs organised by EUMETSAT and ESOC in Darmstadt.

How to Apply

Are you passionate about making an impact, with an open and curious mentality? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Ibtisem Midani.

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