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Copernicus Spacecraft Operations Engineer (f/m/d)

Reference: J24043
Location: EUMETSAT \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Category: Service and Satellite Operations

Who You Are

We are looking for a Spacecraft Operations Engineer (SOE) with strong engineering skills and experience to support our customer EUMETSAT, based in Darmstadt. As a full member of our highly recognized SOE team for an upcoming mission as part of the highly prestigious Copernicus program, you will initially be responsible for mission preparation activities and eventually, deliver a state of the art spacecraft operations. Depending upon the requirement, you will also cross train with other missions.

The position is full-time and permanent with the earliest starting date of 1 September 2024.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on 

  • Maintain the corresponding operations documentation and flight procedures
  • Perform trending and performance analysis on the corresponding subsystems and instruments
  • Investigation into spacecraft anomalies
  • Prepare and execute recovery operations
  • Participation in spacecraft on-call support on a rotational basis
  • You maintain operations documentation and flight procedures
  • Identification and support to the implementation of system and process improvements in the team
  • Develop and validate mission's innovative set of operational tools
  • Support the systems and operations preparation of the upcoming missions and activities

What You Bring

  • You hold a Master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering or related area
  • You have some years of experience working in spacecraft operations and operations preparation
  • You have proven experience with spacecraft mission controls systems for LEO spacecraft systems, especially SCOS-2000
  • Some on the job based knowledge of ground and spacecraft (sub)systems
  • Candidates with good knowledge of scripting languages like Python, Perl, Bash, VBA will be given preference


  • Business Fluent English
  • Great team worker

What We Offer

All our benefits can be found here:

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 Bitu Maklari.


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