Space Segment Engineer

Location: Germany, Darmstadt Application deadline: November 18, 2020 Reference number: 543
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

We are currently looking for a Space Segment Engineer to work in Darmstadt, Germany.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Provide space segment related expert inputs for the SW instrumentation and SW missions and Instrument and System Requirements Documents updates.
  • Support the maintaining and updating the service system requirements and mission requirements data bases and their dependencies with the appropriate software tools.
  • Provide inputs for Space Segment related SW Segment Development Roadmap reviews.
  • Provide expert support to the definition of the SW Space Segment architectural designs.
  • Provide technical support for development, testing and acceptance/validation of space segment related applications and software delivered by the service team to SW Segment.
  • Support preparation of the programme work as a space segment expert.
  • Support the preparation of upcoming instrument and satellite mission studies and procurements including in particular the definition of the system requirements and related aspects.
  • Establish and maintain the inventories of mission system requirements with a tracing towards related parent and daughter requirements by using DOORS.
  • Technical support for instrument and satellite mission reviews including reviews of the documentation with a focus on the interface definitions and the system related aspects.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • As minimum a M.Sc. or equivalent academic degree in spaceflight relevant engineering disciplines or in physics.
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience covering the two following domains: space systems engineering or space instrument engineering.
  • Practical experience in implementing spaceflight instrumentation or satellite missions including flight hardware implementation.
  • Experience in satellite or instrument system engineering
  • Working experience in international environment or with international Agencies.
  • Experience in participating industry contracts in domain of space engineering.
  • Experience in participating in international industry contracts with a clearly defined project management or lead engineering responsibility.
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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