Satellite Imagery Operator

Location: Luxembourg Application deadline: 17 December 2021 Reference number: 1007
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 700 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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RHEA is an international system engineering Group active in Space & Cybersecurity solutions & services. Building on a systematic growth achieved in size and credibility over the last decade, RHEA has established in 2020 a new subsidiary in Luxembourg in order to enlarge from within Luxembourg its impact and sustainable position vis-à-vis national & international institutions and commercial clients, leveraging the competences of the Group, in line with Luxembourg space & cybersecurity strategies.

In particular, RHEA System Luxembourg S.A. focuses on creating new recurring end-to-end and integrated services in satellite and cybersecurity engineering, and has decided to establish innovative & responsive Satellite Operations services in Luxembourg for addressing both governmental and commercial stakeholders. We are then building, with partners, a brand new Mission Control Centre in the heart of Luxembourg City to operate entire satellite systems and missions.

In this context, we are currently looking for a Satellite Imagery Operator to work in the Earth Observation segment of that Mission Control Centre; such segment being responsible end-to-end for the images-requests management, production, validation and distribution to the users. The key person will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and strong team working in all the preparation activities and the routine operations of the mission in close coordination with the overall Mission Operations Centre in full compliance with the customer’s needs.

The Satellite Imagery Operator will be a member of the team ensuring the 24/7 availability of the system and responsible for the correct dispatching of the products (images) to the end clients/users.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Participating in all the pre-operational activities, i.e., commissioning phase, IOT, E2E System Commissioning and Operational Qualification, including training attendance.
  • Participating in the routine operations phase for the duration of the mission with duties of:
    • Generation, acceptance and validation of the requests for Image coming from the users/clients;
    • Manage the dissemination of the products (images) to the users/clients using a protected data network or exceptionally via USB support;
    • Define the priority plan for the daily activities in coordination with the Payload Operator at the Ground site;
    • Manage the request for a new image, together with validation and monitoring;
    • Maintain the Image Database up to date and contribute to HW/SW/Network maintenance of Ground Control segment;
    • Ground Operations Procedure and documentation writing, editing and control.
  • Additional tasks inside of the Ground Control Centre activities will cover the following assignments in routine phase:
    • Act as the Coordinator out of normal working hours and on weekends;
    • Take over Production activities after Product Manager outside of routine working hours;
    • Assist the Image Analyst in performing complementary Operational Quality Checks and take over his/her responsibilities when out of working hours.

Skills and Experience

  • Senior Technician, Technical School Informatics’ diploma or equivalent and/or above.
  • Operational knowledge of the Ground Segment and space system management procedures, in particular for the management and interfaces of the following:
    • Users/clients;
    • Request for Image;
    • Service requests management;
    • Programming functions;
    • Delivery using FTP functions.
  • Advanced knowledge and working experience of Earth Observation systems
  • Operational knowledge for working with operational customers.
  • Good level of written and spoken English, any other EU language would be appreciated.
  • 2/3 years of experience in a 24/7 working environment (desirable).
  • Excellent teamwork spirit and cross-functional cooperation whenever needed.
  • Motivated and willing to learn new skills and competences.
  • Able to work in an operational and commercial context.
  • Positive, focused and learning mindset.
  • EU citizenship is mandatory.
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 700 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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