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Earth Observation Missions Spacecraft Operations Engineer (f/m/d)

Telespazio Germany GmbH · Darmstadt, HE, Germany

Telespazio Germany is looking to complement their current Earth Observation Mission Operations team with additional engineering support, delivering services to ESA/ESOC for the CRYOSAT-2 & SWARM missions. This position is based at ESOC in Darmstadt. It is full-time and permanent.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on 

The general activities to be supported by this service are:

  • Study of Project specific Characteristics and Ground Segment Documentation.
  • Participation in the Analysis and Design of Satellite Operations.
  • Preparation of Flight Control and Contingency Procedures.
  • Mission Management and Mission Planning Support Service.
  • Support for Mission Control System evolution and testing.
  • Participation in the team Training Program.
  • Participation in all Mission Critical Operations.
  • General Flight Control Support Service.
  • Spacecraft Performance Analysis.
  • Platform System Operations Engineering Support.
  • Payload (including Payload Management) System Operations Engineering Support.
  • On-Call service

What You Bring

  • University degree or equivalent education in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Telecommunications Engineering


  • Spacecraft Payload or Platform subsystem knowledge (DHS/OBSM/AOCS/Power/Thermal).
  • Experience in activities applicable to spacecraft operations.
  • Fluency in English, both spoken and writing.
  • Coordination with other service providers in operations (team player)
  • Familiarity with operational simulators, especially the ones based on SimSat
  • Familiarity with satellite control systems, in particular SCOS-2000
  • Programming knowledge (Python, Bash)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Generation of Flight Procedures and validation
  • Satellite Verification Test planning & execution.


  • Familiarity with the ESOC environment.
  • Familiarity with Earth Observation satellite operations.
  • Experience with SQL database updates and application deployments in a configuration-controlled environment.
  • Some experience dealing with external interfaces, e.g. Project, Industry, PDGS, etc.
  • Familiarity with MOIS


  • CV in Europass format
  • Permission to work in the EU

What We Offer

All our benefits can be found here:

How to Apply

Are you passionate about making an impact, with an open and curious mentality? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Bitu Maklari.


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Job Summary

Darmstadt, HE, Germany
Job type:
space agencies