EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
At EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.
EUMETSAT operates a growing fleet of Earth Observation satellites in low Earth (LEO) and geostationary orbits. These currently comprise five EUMETSAT Meteosat Second Generation and Metop First Generation satellites while working in parallel towards the launch of the Meteosat Third Generation and Metop Second Generation satellites.
In addition, EUMETSAT operates three LEO satellites of the Sentinel-3 (S-3) and Sentinel-6 (S-6) missions on behalf of the European Commission’s Copernicus programme, and is preparing for the launch of further satellites to continue these missions as well as other Copernicus missions such as the Carbon Dioxide Monitoring (CO2M) mission supporting the monitoring of Climate Change
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 (S-3) Spacecraft Operations Engineer is a member of the S-3 Spacecraft Operations Team within the Flight Operations (FLO) Division of the Operations and Services to Users Department. The successful candidate will participate in all activities related to the preparation for and execution of in-orbit operations of the S-3A and S-3B satellites, including preparatory activities for In-Orbit Standby and End-of-Mission phases, and in preparatory activities for the launch, commissioning and operations of the recurrent S-3 satellites (S-3C, D).
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. Teleworking will not be possible.
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).