Position Description :
CGI is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of ground systems for spacecraft monitoring and control and data processing. We are seeking talented experienced engineers to further strengthen our team and help us deliver some of the most exciting and complex Space and EO application systems in Europe.
Our team is based in Darmstadt, Germany, cooperating with other teams and consultants in locations across multiple European countries.
Your future duties and responsibilities :
CGI is looking for experienced Flight Dynamics Engineers to support our clients in Darmstadt, Germany. The candidates are expected to support one of Europes leading satellite operators with their skills in flight dynamics, command generation and orbit determination.
Explicit Task list :
Orbit Determination, Prediction and Products Generation :
Execution of and support to operational tasks
Processing of tracking data
Determination and prediction of spacecraft orbital state
Generation of orbit related products such as orbit event predictions
Flight Dynamics Application Layer :
Maintenance of elements of the Flight Dynamics Application Layer
Flight Dynamics System Development :
Specification of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements
Implementation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements
Installation of modifications, enhancements and additions to existing software elements on operational platform(s)- design, coordination and implementation of tests
Participation in tests
Flight Dynamics (Sub-)System configuration
Coordination of internal and external interfaces and actitivities across subsystems
Command Generation :
Execution of and support to operational tasks, in the context of command generation
Generation of task related command parameters
Generation of task related reports
General Flight Dynamics operations engineering activities
On call support will be required.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role :
University degree in a relevant engineering field, astronomy, mathematics or physics
Skills to apply their knowledge to develop solutions to technical (mathematical and dynamical) problems in cooperation with customers and other experts
Ability to define, implement, validate and operate software which applies the above solutions (using e.g. Linux scripting languages, Fortran 90 and C++)
Will to take operational responsibility in multi-discipline teams
Fluency in English, both in speech and writing
Coordinate and interact with other service providers in operations and other fields.
Ability to work independently
Familiarity with operational environments
Familiarity / experience with Flight Dynamics operations engineering tasks
Experience dealing with external interfaces
Experience with Linux, network services and protocols, and system administration
The ability to multi-task efficiently; working on multiple activities, multiple subsystems and if applicable multiple missions simultaneously.