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Spacecraft Controller (w/m/d)

Reference: J23016
Location: EUMETSAT \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Category: Operations & Engineering Services

Who You Are

We are looking for a Spacecraft Controller. This position is based at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt. It is a permanent full-time position.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on

Execution of end-to-end routine and contingency operations for the Satellites, to include:

  • Preparation, monitoring and remote control of the Spacecraft;
  • Monitoring of data, health check of the equipment, preparation and performance of operations following established procedure and verification of results;
  • Trouble-shooting (with help of procedures) and preparation of reports.

What You Bring

  • A university degree in a Science or IT related discipline (electronics, physics, computing, programming, process control, ground station operations), is preferred.
  • Some experience of shift work would be an advantage, but not essential.


  • A strong technical oriented background.
  • Good communication skills, fluency in English, both in speaking and writing
  • Ability to work autonomously according to high level guidelines and to work in international teams
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office Tools
  • Collaborative and team worker
  • Solution orientated


  • Knowledge of ground segment elements (mission control systems, simulators, satellite database, mission planning, flight dynamics, etc.)
  • A working knowledge of Linux

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 Christian Marusczyk.

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