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Controller, Spacecraft Operations

2019-12-10 18:13:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

About us Its a great time to be part of the SES team We are the worlds leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit GEO and Medium Earth Orbit MEO. We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often lifechanging difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide. Controller, Spacecraft Operations Luxembourg Betzdorf Your Job SES is looking for a talented technicianengineer to control the expanding fleet. If you are searching for an international and dynamic environment and interested in taking responsibility and growing you can find it at SES. Your Responsibilities Being part of a team which safeguards the health of several GEO andor MEO satellites on a 247 basis Monitoring and analysis of satellite telemetry data Commanding of satellites for all required operations Mastering all routine operations and acquire a sound knowledge of the initial steps of anomaly recognition and recovery in particular execution of station keeping manoeuvres and monitoring satellites through the seasonal eclipse periods Work in close relationship with the Satellite Engineering Department to ensure health and safety of the satellite fleet. Provide support to the Customer Service Delivery Team to provide highest service availability and quality to SES Customers Provide required reports on a daily and weekly basis You will receive intensive training and be certified to work as a SES Satellite Controller Your Experience Qualifications Technicalengineering degree in electronics, aeronautics or equivalent qualifications Previous working experience in this field GEO, MEO or LEO would be an asset Software skills are considered as an advantage Fluency in spoken and written English language any other language being an asset Good analytical skills Flexibility, reliability and readiness to work without direct supervision Errorfree performance in high stress situations Excellent selfmotivational qualities, good communication skills and being a teamplayer Willingness to work on shift Valid work permit is considered as an advantage Whats in it for you? In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support youll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. Were proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success. Good to know For more information on SES, click here. SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity! Apply HERE

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Senior Financial Analyst

2019-12-10 18:13:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

About us Its a great time to be part of the SES team We are the worlds leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit GEO and Medium Earth Orbit MEO. We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often lifechanging difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide. Senior Financial Analyst 2 years fixedterm Luxembourg Betzdorf ROLE DESCRIPTION SUMMARY As part of the Financial Planning, Analysis and Controlling team, you actively contribute to an effective control environment, monitoring, reporting and planning operating expenses and capital expenditures, developing the companys internal control framework and tools and performing regular controlling activities to enhance the control environment of SES. Scope of the role is Global for SES Group, but you carry specific responsibilities to perform staff cost analysis and to support the following departments Marketing, Video. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES KEY RESULT AREAS Manage the SAP Controlling module related master data and workflows, supporting the entire SES Group e.g. Delegation of Authority, WBSproject accounting and cost centre setuphierarchy as well as providing support for SES tools that are using SAP Controlling module such as Concur Travel and Ariba Procurement with a current focus on Video and Marketing functions Support all daytoday controlling budget management activities for operating and capitalexpenditure, ensuring accuracy of financial information and adherence to related corporate governance Perform month end closing processes with regards to operational expenses including monthly cutoff analysis, including proactive interfacing with SESs accounting team, including among others Payroll review and WAPS support Responsible to provide information about Controlling, Reporting and Planning tools and workflows to SES Group via intranet, tutorials, guidelines, policies Support planning activities interfacing with Budget holders, Project Managers and other Stakeholders, preparing presentations, analysis and recommendations to Management for capital expenditure targets and rationalisation Support the Controlling teams development and enhancement of BI reporting tools and system driven SAP project control processes with the goal of ensuring compliance, accuracy and relevance of financial information as part of the framework of internal control Provide backup and support to SAP Process Expert to manage the entire SAP backend for project and cost accounting Perform investigative analysis projects on adhoc basis COMPETENCIES Proactive, customerfocused approach Good knowledge of relevant accounting principles Ability to work autonomously as well as in a team Ability to work to tight deadlines and manage multiple streamsprocesses concurrently Creativity to help drive process improvements and also develop cost optimisation initiatives Problem assessment and solving skills Goal oriented, selfmotivated and proactive Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills High level of accuracy and attention to details Drive to followthrough on task until completion QUALIFICATIONS EXPERIENCE University degree in Finance, with professional Accounting andor Information Systems qualification preferred Minimum 35 years of work experience in a Financial Control environment Proven experience of meeting tight deadlines Track record in project management Strong computer literacy and data managementdata analysis, proficiency in Excel solid ERP knowledge SAP preferred Experience in developing and enhancing financial systems to improve processesefficiencywork product Fluency in English and German. French is considered an asset Whats in it for you? In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support youll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. Were proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success. Good to know For more information on SES, click here. SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity! Apply HERE

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Network Operations Center Engineer Level 1

2019-12-10 18:13:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

SES Government Solutions SES GS is a wholly owned subsidiary of SES SA, operating independently under the authority of a DCSA proxy agreement. Leveraging a 30year heritage of experience in the government SATCOM market, we offer comprehensive satellitebased communications solutions that enable federal agencies, using secure broadband communications, to fulfill both routine and missioncritical requirements. With access to a fleet of satellites in Geostationary Earth Orbit GEO, a network of Medium Earth Orbit MEO satellites, and supporting ground infrastructure, our full range of satellite services and managed endtoend solutions allows for secure, reliable communications and comprehensive global coverage. Our reputation for operational excellence and highly reliable network solutions has been validated by longterm relationships with diverse government, Intelligence Community and other civilian and defenserelated agencies. For more information, visit httpwww.sesgs.com Security Clearance An active Secret US Government security clearance. A topsecret clearance a plus! In the near future, will be required to apply and acquiremaintain a topsecretSCI US Government security clearance as well as obtaining a Public Trust. Network Operations Center Engineer Level 1 United States Stafford, Virginia Context The NOC Engineer Level 1 manages, monitors and maintains communications equipment, performance of the communications networks and resolves remote user and hub problems as required as well as manages and executes activations, transitions and restoration of services. Elevates technical issues to NOC Engineer level 2 when access or communications issues cannot be resolved. ExperienceQualifications Technical experience working in Networking, IT, or satellite telecommunications fields Experience with satellite communications equipment, microwave systems, radio systems, antenna tracking systems or fiber optic systems Ability to troubleshoot satellitedata problems remotely, over the phone, or via email Ability to work well in a 247365 shift environment Ability to prioritize, isolate problemsreturn communications to operational status Requires carrying a cell phone 247 and responding to business requirements Military experience as a satellite operator is a plus Satellite Earth station and Teleport experience is a plus Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills Able to work independently and must possess excellent multitasking skills Familiar with the Return Materials Authorization process Ability to sit for long periods of time in front of a computer Excellent communication skills both oral and written Demonstrated working knowledge of MS office and Visio Occasional travel may be required Essential Job Functions The Network Operations Center NOC Engineer Level 1 works with customers to troubleshoot and restore remote access problems and maintains a high level of satellite communications for our customers and assists with any transmission inquiries, problems, involving a broad range of satellite communications and network services Isolates, repairs and restores service to customer networks Achieves a high rate of problem resolutiontrouble closure on initial call Provides network support and escalates technical issues to Level 2 Engineer when access or communications issues cannot be resolved Provides realtime status on MEOGEO communications network traffic Gathers load and demand information, allowing SES GS to continuously optimize network performance and ensure quality of servicereliability to customers Provides guidance and direction for Field Service Representatives FSRs in troubleshooting complex satellite communication networks Manages and monitors, performance of the communications networks and resolves remote user and hub problems as required, as well as manages and executes activations, transitions and restoration of services Performs system troubleshooting, log retrieval via remote connections Keeps customers informed regarding communication restoration by providing regular updates until problems are resolved and service is restored Meets andor exceeds the requirements specified in Service Level Agreements Transitions new satellite communications services to NOC monitoringsupport Monitors customers transmitted satellite carriers ensuring they are within parameters As required, schedules vendor access to remote locations for repair and maintenance Implements preventivecorrective maintenance on satellite communications equipment Maintains records of maintenance and repairs of customer networks SES GS and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. In conformity with U.S. Government technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ITAR and the Export Administration Regulations EAR, andor other applicable U.S. law, regulation or other requirements imposed by the U.S. Government, certain positions may require U.S. Citizenship, status as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S. or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324ba3, or eligibility to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce. Apply HERE

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Specialist, Warehouse Logistics

2019-12-10 18:13:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

About us Its a great time to be part of the SES team We are the worlds leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit GEO and Medium Earth Orbit MEO. We provide a diverse range of customers with global video distribution and data connectivity services through two business units SES Video and SES Networks. Our global team works collaboratively to make a significant, and often lifechanging difference in the world. As part of our team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision. At SES, we connect and enable broadcast, telecom, corporate and government customers, and enrich the lives of billions of people worldwide. Specialist, Warehouse Logistics United States Manassas, Virginia Your Job As the Specialist, Warehouse Logistics you will be responsible for handling all customer shipment both internally and externally. You will perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks, verify materials received are as ordered and routes incoming items to appropriate departmentslocations, and prepare items for shipment ensuring cost effective courier services. Issues can be a broad variety, including but not limited to defective parts, exchanges, late or lost deliveries, invoicing errors, repairs, missing items, parts damaged during transit, address changes, credits, problems with customs etc. Your Responsibilities Provide leadership in solving logistics challenges and continuous process improvements Lead on complex vendor and customer orders execution ensuring all the diligent equipment allocation and shipping requirements are met Prepare shipments for postal or commercial conveyance, determine most economical and efficient shipping method, select appropriate shipping container, and pack items to ensure safe delivery Ensure the preparation, validation of accurate logisticsshipment administration for freight and transport methods of ocean, truck and airshipment Receive and unload incoming materials and compare information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment may process return shipments from customers Inspection of goods shipments to identify damages to be reported, controlled, managed, and communicated to business partners Lead and manage the end to end process of shipment incidents claims Achieve to timely report the inventory reconciliation physical stock and in progress shipments in transit stock Maintain metrics, reports, process documentation, and customer service logs Guide and train employees performing related work Manage shipments of spares replenishments for future replenishments of RMA material in collaboration with the CSM and RLM for the return of equipment Collaboration with other crossfunctional Supply Chain functions, StagingIntegration, and Customer Service Management Manage and resolve daily carrier issues as needed to ensure service performance Serve as initial point of contact to receive and handle issues regarding service, rates, and schedules Your Competencies Decisionmaking Capable to perform in dynamic, changing environment Problemsolving Attention to detail Customer service Verbal and written communication Selfmotivated Team player Global cultural awareness Your Profile Minimum Bachelors degree in Logistics management or related field required education can be substituted for experience Minimum 5 years experience in warehousing and international logistics required Moderate experience with SAP CRM system required Ability to lift and carry 50lbs required Knowledge of importexport regulations pertaining to North America, rest of world preferred Forklift certification preferred Whats in it for you? In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer you a truly global opportunity in an exciting industry and all the support youll need for both your professional and personal development. But most of all, we offer a truly unique opportunity to play your part in making a difference for those who need it most. We strive to uphold honesty, transparency and courage in everything we do. Were proud to belong to the SES team and collaborate towards success. Good to know For more information on SES, click here. SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes diversity! Apply HERE

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Manager, Sales Aviation Americas

2019-12-10 18:13:59| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Where others see barriers, we see opportunities. Do you enjoy helping customers experience breakthroughs in their business? Do you stay attuned to your customers needs and visions? Do you like to work openly and supportively together with your colleagues and customers? Our work involves many different minds and skills, it cant be done alone. Its a great time to be part of SES. SES is the worldleading satellite operator providing endtoend communication solutions. SES leads across new technologies in video, fixed data, mobility and government We are a team of people from around the world working together to make a significant difference in the world. As a part of the SES Networks team, you will play an integral part in delivering on our vision to bring differentiated networks and services to our customers, and grow our business with exciting customers, and become the worlds leading provider of global, satelliteenabled, data communications services. SES Networksthe only network provider with a multiband, multiorbit infrastructuredelivers end to end managed networking solutions through the companys robust global services capability, providing maximum value to customers across industries and geographies. SES Networks Helps close the digital divide by connecting people in the most remote and difficult to connect places around the world. Makes it possible for people to stay connected while flying 10km high on a commercial airplane. Provides extensive satellite coverage across all the worlds seas and oceans via dedicated mobility beams. Works together with our partners to develop new standards and technology, use intelligent analytics to optimise capacity utilisation and user experience. Manager, Sales Aviation Americas USA Washington, DC SES seeks a Manager, Sales Aviation Americas in Washington, D.C. Will execute the Aeronautical strategic sales plan and vision in order to promote revenue, profitability and growth. Customer sales identify commercial leads, develop master frame agreements, negotiate and close contracts. Manage customer. Manage team to ensure that customers are supported by various functions within the SES as needed. Requires a Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business, or a related field. Requires 3 years of experience in engineering, business background, past business development and channel development roles. Requires travel to meet with customers and attend relevant trade shows as needed. 40 hoursweek. Must also have authority to work permanently in the U.S. Applicants who are interested in this position may apply at www.jobpostingtoday.com, Ref 77429. As part of SES Networks this commercial function is responsible to help customers improve their business by selling them the solutions they need. The incumbent leads the development and advocacy for products, solutions and investments that will accelerate growth in the Aviation segment. The vision of SES is to deliver seamless network solutions to end users where traditional terrestrial options are unavailable or not suitable government, mobility, telcos, MNOs, CLOUD and enterprise. In this position, the incumbent will integrate differentiated customer approaches into commercial gotomarket resources at an services level for the generation of profitable long term topline revenues and for the increase of SESs market share for Aeronautical Services, globally. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES KEY RESULT AREAS Sales strategy In adherence to the overall SES Networks strategy, execute the Aeronautical strategic sales plan and vision so as to achieve its objectives and to promote revenue, profitability and growth via customer sales Analyze market, trends, customer segmentation and competitor activity, to determine target customer and sales planning per locations, segments and service lines. Provide market intelligence feedback. Support business planning and general planning execution processes Assess and validate strategic customers needs for Aeronautical services globally so as to make sure to anticipate their evolution Define strategic sales initiatives for Aeronautical accounts and customers globally as well as generate sales leads and close contracts in accordance with set revenue objectives Develop sales pipeline forecasting to give a view on demand by existing products and services and new ideas for improvement and innovation to influence investment decisions Work with Product and Commercial in scoping out market requirements and defining product pricing. Customer sales Identify commercial leads, elaborate client proposals, negotiate offers, execute sales and manage relationships with existing and potential customers Develop Master Frame Agreements with Aeronauticalcentric integrators Negotiate and close contracts with prospect and accounts at senior level Work with regional sales to address product and solution requirements and opportunities. Account management Stay close and top of mind of customers to continuously demonstrate value of the endtoend integration of SES Aeronautical services business Constantly optimise value proposition offered to Aeronautical customers Manage the customer relationship between the lead generation and fulfillment processes Present new upgrades to customers regarding current offer. Other Through a matrix management approach, manages a team to ensure that customers are supported by various functions within SES Networks and Corporate as needed. Commercially responsible for deals, including PL Manage the process from requirements capture to order entry and validation. Provide status updates to the customer regarding provisioning of the order and manages expectations In consultation with Executive team ensures appropriate resourcing to deliver on the strategy Leads by example in organizational ethics, morals, the SES Way of Working and Code of Conduct. COMPETENCIES Ability to balance strategic thinkingtactical operations to execute Companys vision. Ability to motivate and inspire a team to meet and exceed customer expectations Strong presentation, negotiation and influencing skills Proven ability to understand the business of our customers and their customers and able to create industry insights that will position SES as a thought leader and drive the respective customers closer to SES Very good technical knowledge regarding SES products allowing to better drive the cooperation between the various departments, resulting into efficient and proactive interdepartmental results Very forward and aggressive hunter and negotiation skills with the ability to effectively make commercial offers, negotiate solutions and drive the sales process by personal engagement Strong interpersonal and network skills and the ability to establish and nurture high level business contacts Demonstrated experience and skills in making effective sales presentations High level of personal integrity, and adhere to a strict code of conduct and personal behavior Very good commercial judgment and the ability to operate within a sometimes high pressure environment, or under short timeframes Ability to multitask and possesses a high level of advance communication, interpersonal, management and creative problem solving skills. QUALIFICATION EXPERIENCE University education within Engineering, Finance or other relevant area. Additional MBA is considered an advantage Minimum 7 years experience selling complex telecommunications services in Aeronautical markets, with a demonstrated clear track record for numerical results over the past few years Knowledge of satellite, telecoms, media, aeronautical or other communications sectors In depth understanding of its current future products and solutions Excellent knowledge of technical, financial and operational aspects of the business Demonstrated leadership experience in an international and multicultural environment Knowledge of satellite communications industry by identifying and anticipating customer needs, assess their implications, determine their impact and developimplement action plans Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English. Knowledge of other languages are considered an additional asset Willingness and ability to travel approximately 5070 of the time domestically and internationally to meet with leaders of aeronautical end users. We offer you A diverse workplace. For SES, diversity is more than a question of gender or race we welcome different minds and different skills. An exciting job opportunity in a fast moving and fascinating industry. Our technology is launching into space on the next generation of rockets. Opportunities to further grow and develop in a global and growing company we believe lifelong learning is key to bring the best of SES worldwide. A competitive compensation package linked to your performance, and further supplemented with attractive benefits. SES is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply HERE

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Cost Monitoring and Financial Data Officer

2019-12-10 16:12:23| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Cost Monitoring and Financial Data Officer Deadline for applications 03012020 Client and Location The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space! Job Description For our client, the European Space Agency ESA, we are looking for a Cost Monitoring and Financial Data Officer for their location in Paris, France, to join their Exploitation Cost Monitoring Office. Tasks and Responsibilities Propose improvements on European Launch Systems operations and processes all aspects excluding manufacturing Support the implementation, via frame contracts, the new strategy on downrange stations by outsourcing the telemetry services to selected commercial companies Proposing dismantling strategy of nonneeded downrange stations or services Support the implementation plans for having EDRS capable of providing data relay services to European launch vehicles Coordinate with commercial operators and assist with preparatory work Conferring with stakeholders about specifications, industrial capacities and capabilities, and project progress Propose industrial, process, project and supply chain improvements Coordinate with others internally and externally to assess the above and to create and implement changes Assist STSEMC to interface with the Industrial Auditing and Return Division concerning audits and establishment of industrial geographical return in exploitation, including regular visits to industry Confer with internal and external stakeholders about specifications, industrial capacities and capabilities, and status of projects and BAU Propose industrial, process, and supply chain improvements Support in creating processes methods to gather supplier contract and process activity data, designing control systems to minimise and resolve process and project issues Maintaining a good understanding of Launcher Industrys exploitation contractual and financial data and helping to develop, support and maintain Launcher Industrys exploitation cost files related to the transition and stabilised exploitation phases Assisting in assessing justifications concerning changes to productionexploitation contracts Confer with internal and external stakeholders about specifications, industrial capacities and capabilities, and status of projects and BAU Review schedules, process flows, etc. to understand methods and activities in operations, integration and services, and how to improve efficiency and eliminate waste Write and establish report elements which will be directly usable in the ESA reporting system such as proposals and progress reports. Requirements Degree qualification, masters in an engineering or related subject Senior level of technical writing skills and command of the English language both written and spoken Experience highly developed capability in complex information data mining, analysis and reporting Willingness to travel often Lean andor six sigma training Knowledge of Launch Systems and Launch Operations and its functioning Experience in telemetry Experience in organizational change management Experience in industrial processes, contract and or supply chain management Knowledge of relational database concepts Experience in operational audits, MA, continuous improvement andor industrial processes Knowledge of French would be considered an asset. What do we offer? ATG offers excellent working conditions and provide you with all the other necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed, we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients. About ATG Europe Today, ATG is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space industry. Our headquarters is located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in Belgium, Sweden and Norway. ATG People is the key player in delivering highly educated personnel for RD environments throughout Europe. We are continually recruiting experienced Engineers for exciting, fulltime positions based at our customers sites. As an ATG Engineer, you will be working on very diverse missions and assignments. This opens up unique opportunities to be engaged in innovative projects and challenging you to perform to high standards and utilizing the full extent of your professional knowledge. Interested? Submit your CV and personal details through our website at www.jointhebrightestminds.com. For further questions, you can also contact our recruitment consultant Estefania Ochoa directly on phone number 31 0 71 579 55 51.

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Ground Stations System Engineering

2019-12-10 16:12:23| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Position Reference 978 You will provide your engineering expertise to the Ground Stations engineering related activities of the future ground segment mainly EPSSG, MTG and JasonCS. You will also provide engineering support to the existing MSG and EPS programmes. You will contribute to the activities of ground segment developments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications. Tasks and Activities The scope of work will include Contribute to the follow up of the detailed design and development activities of Phase BCD of the future ground segments in the areas of Ground Stations, RF and Telecommunications mainly for supporting EPS SG and JasonCS activities Contribute to the MTG MDAF and TTCF Warranty and Maintenance phases in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations, Contribute to the maintenance and evolution in phase E to the other programmes within EUMETSAT MSG, EPS, Jason... in the areas of Telecommunications, RF and Ground Stations. Skills and Experience The following skills and experience are mandatory You have an university degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline relevant to the profile together with the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks. You have, as a prerequisite, a demonstrated experience in a similar function for at least 2 years in the following Ground stations system and subsystem design and development for TTC TTC baseband equipment and SLE compliant implementations Technical background in the specification and VV of ground stations and large antennas and tracking systems for GEO and LEO satellites Knowledge of modulationdemodulation schemes applied by Ground to Space ICD for TTC and payload data transmission e.g. ECSS and CCSDS Standards. You are fluent in English. The following skills would be highly desirable You have competence and experience in the engineering processes for managing requirements from the definition phase through the traceability, verification, validation and maintenance stages using formal methods and tools e.g. DOORs. You possess system experience with Link budget analysis and tools in S, X and Ka Band. You have knowledge of standard RF and microwave tools and SW package for generation of signal processing related simulations andor semiautomated measurement procedures. How to Apply Looking to take your career to the next level? Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter to RHEAs Recruitment team at careersrheagroup.com no later than 23092019. Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above. About RHEA Group RHEA Group is a leading engineering consultancy firm with demonstrated expertise in space, system and secure software solutions. We attract skilled engineers, scientists and management professionals and offer a range of exciting career paths working alongside clients such as the European Space Agency, the European GNSS Agency, EUMETSAT and NATO.

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XMM Newton Instrument Operations Scientist

2019-12-10 14:11:25| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Summary A great opportunity for an astronomer, experienced in space observatories and space borne instrument calibration, to work for Telespazio VEGA onsite at ESAC for a fixed term contract role. Objective The scientist will work in the XMMNewton Users Support Group USG supporting the scientific users of the mission, from proposal submission until the analysis of their data for scientific interpretation. Responsibilities Duties The successful candidate may be involved in any of the following tasks Supporting the Observing Time Allocation Committee OTAC, performing technical reviewing of incoming observation proposals. Optimising the observations of accepted proposals, assisting astronomers in the setup of instruments to carry out desired observations, and ensure the safety of the instruments. Maintaining user support documentation, and helpdesk service. Longterm mission planning, ensuring that all high priority observations are performed. Maintenance and regularly updating a long term observing plan including arranging coordinated observations with other observatories Overseeing the scheduling process, and the scheduling of Targets of Opportunity, supporting, or replacing, the scientific scheduler. In case of special astronomical events the schedule of observations may have to be changed at short notice. Therefore one community support scientist must always be contactable, including outside normal office hours, through an oncall service rota basis. Calibrating and monitoring scientific instruments. Participating in activities related to the systematic processing of all scientific mission data, in order to produce highlevel products for direct use by the scientific community. Providing user requirements for the Science Archive, checking their implementation, monitoring and improving performance and use by the community and interacting with the Scientific Archives Team at ESAC. Performing scientific research using available scientific tools where time allows, and as determined by ESA line management. Qualifications Experience Ph.D. or equivalent in astrophysics, physics or mathematics or related field, in the later cases with an astrophysical orientation. Essential Skills A background in Astronomical research, preferably in Xray astronomy Good command of commonly used astronomical software, including IDL. Experience with Xray specific software tools XMM SAS, XSPEC or FTOOLS. Knowledge of the XMMNewton instruments Comfortable using computers and modern operating systems, possibly having developed small software programs to support routine tasks. Qualities Experience, and comfort, working in an international environment. Strong communication, relationship building, management and team working skills Good planning and organisational skills. Fluent in English written and spoken. Further Details All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Closing Date for applications is 12th January 2020. Location of the position is ESAC, Spain To apply Please send your CV and covering letter to careerstelespazio.com By sending your CV to careerstelespazio.com you give your consent for Telespazio VEGA to hold and process your personal information for the purpose of the application. Benefits Competitive Package covering salary, generous holiday allowance, training plan and more Security In line with Asylum Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

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Antenna Engineer

2019-12-10 12:11:30| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Summary An opportunity for an experienced Antenna Engineer to work on the customer site for Telespazio VEGA UK in a newly created post. Objective Providing expert technical support for RD within Antennae Submm Waves, focusing on antenna systems, submillimeter wave instruments, and other associated technologies. Responsibilities Duties The successful candidate will be expected to Provide expert technical support and consultancy to customer projects, programmes and general studies in the field of space antenna systems, submillimeter wave instruments and associated technologies throughout all project phases Participate in project reviews and perform inhouse design and tradeoffs to support projectspecific technology developments Identify critical development problems and assisting in their resolution Antenna measurement laboratory activities as required Define, initiate and monitor RD activities covering both long and shortterm needs Monitor applicable scientific and technological trends and maintain stateoftheart expertise Qualifications Experience Masters degree or equivalent in relevant field of study Industrial experience in antennas, architectures and technologies as applied to space Essential Skills Knowledge of antenna Space constraints at RF, mechanical, thermal and environmental levels gained from the handling of Flight Model development or RD development at high TRL level. Knowledge of antenna industrial manufacturing, testing processes, architecture and technologies. Expertise in using antenna modelling tools GRASP8, POS4, CHAMP, HFSS Qualities Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule Good English language skills Excellent analytical skills Proactive attitude to problem solving Further Details All roles within Telespazio VEGA have a defined closing date, however if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed early. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Location of the position is Noordwijk, Netherlands. To apply Please send your CV and covering letter to careerstelespazio.com By sending your CV to careerstelespazio.com you give your consent for Telespazio VEGA to hold and process your personal information for the purpose of the application. Benefits Competitive Package covering salary, generous holiday allowance, training plan and more Security In line with Asylum Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

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Mission Planning Operations Engineer mfd

2019-12-09 16:11:45| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

ID 3786 ROLE FUNCTION Mission Planning Operations Engineer mfd GENERAL CONDITIONS START May 2020 LOCATION Darmstadt TYPE OF BUSINESS Aerospace CONTRACT Fulltime Employment WORKING LANGUAGE English DEADLINE 24.01.2020 MUSTHAVE SKILLS University degree or equivalent experience in a relevant discipline Knowledge of the principles of satellite monitoring and control Experience in the field of mission planning, gained during the operations andor development of GEO andor LEO satellite systems Experience of LEO andor GEO spacecraft operations, preferably gained in an operational control room environment Some evidence of software technology skills in programming languages such as Java or similar language, on LINUXUNIX andor MS Windows Ability to work in a clear, structured manner, calmly and correctly under stress, with a minimum of supervision Experience of working proactively within a small team Ability to detail and synthesise complex technical concepts in formal documents and verbal presentations Evidence of personal initiative and action orientation in professional experience NICETOHAVE SKILLS Experience in the production and maintenance of mission planning operational rules using a Javalike Business Rules Management System e.g. JBoss Drools or ILOG Rules Experience of LEO or GEO mission planning system specification, development and procurement Experience of AIV related activities test procedure generation, requirements verification and validation, etc., preferably in the field of space mission planning systems Practical experience with Software Version Control Systems e.g. CVS, SVN or Git and Software Configuration Management Systems e.g. Serena Dimensions Some knowledge of CCSDS standards applicable to Mission Planning scheduling operations e.g. Simple Schedule File Format Specification and applicable CrossSupport standards Practical experience with the LinuxUnix operating system user command level Working experience with relational databases and sql, preferably involving Oracle Experience of working with files in XML format, including XML file edition, schema validation and related tools Oxygen andor XMLSpy Experience of managing small teams in a technical environment SLM role only TASKS Performing routine, oncall, and contingency scheduling tasks using the mission planning facilities. Liaising with external entities in order to fulfil joint operations requirements and maintaining documentation concerning this. Responding to mission planning related anomalies and operational contingencies. Performing monitoring of the mission planning systems according to working practice, generally by running system checks to spot any system anomalies or errors. Raising, monitoring and steering the lifecycle of mission planning related anomaly reports ARs and nonconformance reports NCRs. Supplying context and analysis to support the investigation of anomalies. Participation in any necessary meetings and reviews longterm scheduling, schedule consolidation, anomaly review boards, etc.. Defining the mission planning operational implementation rules, database configuration, etc. and maintaining a detailed understanding of the space and ground segment operational needs that are met through mission planning. Updating and rolling out of new versions of the mission planning operational implementation following approved configuration management procedures. Maintaining mission planning documentation such as the user guide, operational implementation document, joint operations document, ICDs, and any other operational documentation. Supporting the Operations Preparation Integrated Team OPIT in the development and procurement of the mission planning application software and any related tools developing missions only. Participating in reviews concerning the mission planning system, interfacing facilities and associated tools, throughout the procurement lifecycle developing missions only Contributing to the definition of any changes to the supplied mission planning application software or to inhouse supporting software that could lead to performance andor ergonomics improvements. Contributing to the process of implementing such changes by raising of engineering change proposals and change requests internally within Client. Participating in the installation of the mission planning application software and related tools at Client if required. Verifying the installation. Contributing to the operational validation of new versions of the mission planning software, including testing of ARNCR correction, new functionality and nonregression. This may include participating in factory or onsite acceptance testing and related activities at facility and system level. If necessary, creating and executing test procedures to support this activity. Analysing reporting on test results, in particular with respect to requirement verification and validation. Training of personnel in mission planning, oncall and routine scheduling tasks. Performing routine scheduling tasks at the BUCC in support of periodic or emergency activations.

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