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 EUMETSAT Common Mission Control System is a central and strategic asset of the EUMETSAT Ground Segment for the preparations and operations of Earth Observation missions.
Within the Satellite Systems Ground Segment Division (SGS), the Mission Control System Applications Engineer will perform the technical management of the evolution and maintenance of the EUMETSAT Common Mission Control System kernel. She/he will also maintain and evolve Mission Control Systems based on this Common kernel for flying missions.
The successful candidate will be part of an international team responsible for the big spectrum of Mission Operations Applications. She/he will play a key role in the definition of roadmaps for the EUMETSAT Mission Control Systems, contribute to the provision of operationally reliable systems, pursue an efficient usage of resources and promote technologies and tools oriented towards these goals. Close collaboration with the Flight Control Teams will offer her/him the enriching experience of seeing the end-use of the systems under her or his responsibility.
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). Individuals holding work visas and/or resident permits will not qualify for this role.