Ground Segment System Manager

Title Ground Segment System Manager
Categories Sitael SpA
Location Mola di Bari, Italy
Job Information

In the frame of Small Satellites Missions, SITAEL is looking for a Ground Segment System Manager, with mid-level experience (3-7 years) in the field of Ground Segment engineering, with focus on GS architectural and SW aspects. The Ground Segment System Manager will report to E2E Systems responsible and to the assigned Project Technical Manager.

The main tasks will be:

  • Responsibility of System Engineering task relevant to a complete Ground Segment (SW-HW infrastructures)
  • Responsibility of overall ground segment architecture (both functional and physical)
  • Responsible for the specification-design-validation of ground segment main SW elements (satellite control center, mission-payload control center, flight dynamics, data processing, user catalogue and data dissemination)
  • Repsonsibility for the development of ground segment infrastructures (RF ground stations, mainly in S-band and X-band)
  • Support the Technical Manager in overall system design authority tasks
  • Guarantee the proper interfaces among ground segment elements
  • Perform system level analysis and reporting
  • Manage the main external I/F (Launcher, E2E system, Satellite)
  • Prepare system level documentation (requirements, design description/justification)
  • Requirements management (i.e. DOORS)

It is required:

  • Aerospace or Telecommunication Engineering (5y+) Master Degree
  • At least 3 years of experience in Ground Segment on Space Projects
  • Good knowledge of Satellite Design and its subsystems/functions
  • Good/Basic knowledge of Space Mission Design & Analysis
  • Capability of performing technical coordination
  • Good knowledge of satellite lifecycle and System Engineering methods and tools (requirement management, tradeoff studies, Sys ML)
  • Very good knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, MS VISIO, DOORS, Matlab Simulink
  • Very good knowledge of English and preferably also French
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