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Senior Systems Engineer

Telespazio Germany GmbH · Darmstadt, HE, Germany

Who You Are

Telespazio Germany has been supporting the European Space Industry for over 30 years, including ESA, DLR, EUMETSAT and CNES.

We are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to complement our existing IT Engineering Service Team which provides a wide range of operational services to the European Space Agency, at ESOC in Darmstadt. This service shall be incorporated within the MOI-IT Core Engineering Service Catalogue.

The primary areas of responsibility for this service are related to activities in the areas of project delivery, expert consultancy and third-level support

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on

  • The Engineer will provide support to the TPZG ICT Engineering Team in the delivery of ICT engineering services to multiple clients.
  • The work shall include analysis of the requirements; design, integration, validation and documentation of ICT solutions; handover to operations; level 3 support for incidents and problems.

What You Bring

  • A university degree in Computer Sciences (or equivalent).
  • At least 5 years’ experience as IT Engineer in a customer facing role.
  • The successful candidate will have strong goal-oriented and planning capabilities, coupled with very good problem-solving skills and a pronounced customer focus.
  • Applicants should have strong communication and collaboration skills, be able to work in a diverse team environment and accomplish goals in line with team objectives.
  • Experience operating critical IT infrastructure environments, working in mixed operating system and database environments, managing technical service transition, creation and maintenance of support documentation.
  • Interesting to learn and dealing with modern technologies.


  • Solid work experience with Linux OS (RHEL, SLES and derivatives), system administration and customization
  • Good knowledge on automation technologies and tools such as Chef, Puppet and/or Ansible.
  • Supporting solutions running in Cloud Services.
  • Demonstrated ability to have completed complex technical projects.
  • Providing timely analysis and resolution of issues reported by level 2 support team.
  • An advanced-level command of English and an ability to present output in a clear, concise and understandable way, both orally and in writing
  • Pro-active approach and take ownership of problems.
  • Ability to manage assigned activities/tasks in line with deadlines.
  • Requirements analysis and ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Security oriented : knowledge of the Double/Multi Factor authentication using specific tool like (Workspace ONE/RSA);
  • Users management: knowledge of the principles for the configuration of a user domain(OpenLDAP, 389DS);
  • Intermediate knowledge of the MySQL/MariaDB database management;


  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation and testing, Agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Proposing ideas, participating in designing and implementing of critical IT infrastructure changes.
  • Some programming/scripting experience (Shell scripting, Python, Perl)
  • Experience in package management and related tools (rpmbuild, yast, yum)
  • Good knowledge of KVM (libvird) and Solaris Virtualization (LDOMs)
  • Deep Knowledge of VMware technology
  • Cloud technologies knowledge based on VMware will be an asset
  • ITIL qualified or experience working within an ITIL framework

Job Summary

Darmstadt, HE, Germany
Job type:
space agencies