EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring
weather, climate and the environment, pulling together the resources of
30 Member States. We observe the atmosphere, ocean and land surfaces
from Space, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights
into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change. Our
work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives,
lifestyles and properties.
Help us prepare our ground stations for the next generation of
Our second generation of polar system satellites (EPS-SG) will monitor
the weather, the environment and climate change via three Metop SG
satellites developed by our partner ESA. The first satellite launch is due in
2021 and we are looking for an Engineer to help us prepare the ground
segment to maximise its performance.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in this project as it
progresses to operational status. You will be responsible for the
integration, verification and validation (IV+V) of our ground segment as
part of this mission. You will also manage our service contracts with our
partners and suppliers. This role is integral to the success of the
programme, as you will monitor the schedule and resources available to
keep things on track. As we move into operations, you will support the
transition, using your expertise to add value to other missions.
Using your skills in the development of space systems, preferably in
ground segment verification activities, you will be adept in handling test
tools and data. Your strong system engineering background and track
record in successful operational project management will be essential.
With exceptional analytical skills, you need to demonstrate your ability to
communicate complex concepts effectively to your team, partners and
We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment
in Darmstadt, Germany.
The closing date is 1 st March and we expect to hold interviews in the w/c
EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work
environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from
its Member States. Please see our website for further details.
To learn more and apply online, please visit
https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int - reference VN18 03.