EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
This role is rooted in the mission of EUMETSAT and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!
The Spacecraft Simulator Software Engineer is a member of the Mission Control Applications and Tools (MCAT CA) Competence Area within the Generic Systems & Infrastructure (GSI) Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for the engineering and maintenance of Mission Control Applications and related tools within the EUMETSAT ground systems, for missions operated by EUMETSAT, in support to both Operations & Services to Users (OPS) and Programme Preparation & Development (PRD) departments.
The Spacecraft Simulator Software Engineer participates in the ground segment mission control functions design, development, maintenance and IV&V (Integration, Verification and Validation) activities and provides operations support in associated areas.
The Spacecraft Simulator Software Engineer contributes to knowledge management within the Generic Systems and Infrastructure (GSI) Division in the area of mission control systems and related technology/products, ensuring current technical expertise and competences are employed.
This position supports the European Union's Earth observation Copernicus programme.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH. WE WILL BE UNABLE TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN OTHER LANGUAGES.
EUMETSAT is an international organisation employing staff from across all 30 member states and this role is being advertised on multiple international job boards, but please note that this role would be based in Darmstadt, Germany and would require international applicants to relocate if successful. Remote working is not an option for this role.
EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).