Spacecraft Controller – EPS (w/m/d)
Space Careers
Darmstadt, Germany
vor 1 Std.

Telespazio Germany GmbH is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential.

With more than 350 employees in Germany, we shape the future of aerospace together and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.

The Position

This position is based at EUMETSAT in Darmstadt. It is full-time and permanent and expected starting date will be around Septmber 2021.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Responsibilities / Duties

You monitor and control all operational progress for Spacecraft related procedures, including applying the contingency / emergency procedures, as required.

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.

    Close working relationship with ground segment

    Qualifications / Experience

    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.

    Essential Skills

    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

    Desirable Skills

    Knowledge of ground segment elements (mission control systems, simulators, satellite database, mission planning, flight dynamics, etc.)

    A working knowledge of Linux

    Your Benefits of joining us

    Work-life balance : Flexible working hours, home office, sabbatical (time off for travelling around the world, extended parental leave, further education, etc.

  • option to work part time;
  • Financial benefits : Company pension plan, net wage optimisation programme including IT / bicycle leasing, discounted annual ticket for public transport, employer loans, etc.;
  • Employee recommendation scheme : We are grateful when our employees support us in finding new recruits. You will receive a bonus of 1,500 EUR to 3,000 EUR per successful recommendation;
  • Relocation support : We offer our newcomers a relocation lump sum and support you in finding a suitable new home as well as in finding a school or nursery for your children and much more.

    Should need be, this can even include support in the search for a job for your partner.

    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.

    Would you like to change your professional focus and work on other projects or change geographically? We will support you here as well.

    Company event and activities : We have BBQs, Christmas parties and TGIF (Thank God It's Friday) events. On top of that, we organise team-building events and events internal to departments to promote team spirit.

    Let us know if you have creative ideas for corporate events or new initiatives that you would like to introduce to our company culture, no matter whether they are of artistic or technical nature.


    Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application!

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