Satellite Operations System Engineer

Title Satellite Operations System Engineer
Categories Sitael SpA
Location Mola di Bari (BA), Italy
Job Information

In the frame of SITAEL E2E System Center of Competence (as part of the Space Systems Department) we are looking for a Satellite Operations Engineer, with at least 5 years of experience in the field of satellite operations engineering, validation and execution. The Satellite Operations Engineer will report to E2E System Responsible.

The main tasks will be:

  • Defining commissioning and routine operations, prepared for future mission of Earth Observation with Small Satellites
  • Reviewing space to ground interface specifications and flight operations manuals
  • Supporting the operational interface definition between the platform and payload systems and with the ground segment and the satellite simulator
  • Producing and maintaining the corresponding operations documentation and flight procedures
  • Planning and Coordinating the operations validation and verification
  • Supporting training and validation of the ground segment team
  • Participating in the satellite on-call support and investigating satellite anomalies

Required skills:

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • At least 5 years of experience in satellite operations engineering for Low Earth Orbit (LEO) missions, with responsibility for one or more systems (at satellite or payload level)
  • Participation to operational validation, commissioning or routine operations phases;
  • Experience with SCOS-2000 based mission control centers
  • Participation in satellite performance monitoring and anomaly analysis and solving
  • Experience in the development of a satellite ground segment facility
  • Experience with working in a team, he/she shall have good interpersonal, reporting and communication skills and a proactive attitude to problem solving.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
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