Thorn SDS is a co-contractor currently providing spacecraft engineering services to EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. We are searching for both junior and senior engineers to complement our team in Germany. These are great opportunities to develop and grow your career in a multinational environment under the guidance of industry experts. Candidates must be excellent communicators in English with a passion for the Space Industry.
The responsibilities of the service include the routine and special operations of operational METEOSAT spacecraft, continuous monitoring of spacecraft performance and the operations preparation of the next generation of geostationary spacecraft. In addition to a relevant university degree, team members are expected to have expertise across one or more subsystems (payload, thermal, power, TT&C) and to work seamlessly together with the rest of the team to ensure a level of competence is always available. Experience of Spacecraft Operations or Spacecraft Operations Preparation, preferably on Geostationary Earth Orbit (GOE) would be considered advantageous.
The role will develop with the phases of the missions, so we are looking for engineers who can demonstrate initiative and flexibility in a environment. With experience of the full of spacecraft flight procedures, you must have carried out validation and testing, with relevant experience of low Earth orbit satellite operations. You will have worked on anomaly investigations and have developed appropriate programming skills. Juggling tasks and making the most of the resources available to you will be essential in this role. You will work with colleagues and partners, so you must be a team player with an ability to communicate complex ideas in a concise way.
At Thorn SDS we are always seeking to identify high quality individuals who are looking to start or further a career in the space industry. These are fantastic roles with huge potential and we fully expect candidates to progress enormously, advancing into other engineering roles.
Please send your CV and covering letter in English to by 31st May 2019 to email@example.com or call +44 1420 540240 (Jane Markey) to discuss further.
In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.