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Bremen, Germany

Software Architect – Satellite Monitoring and Control Systems

Expires: July 31, 2020

Deadline ASAP

For our client we are looking for a Software Architect – Satellite Monitoring and Control Systems for their location in Bremen, Germany.

Job Overview

Our client is looking for a Software Architect specialized in satellite monitoring and control systems to support the Sentinels MCS system and, at a later stage, tasks related to the Sentinels Simulators Engineering support.

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • For a Satellite Mission Control Center (MCS) system, the responsibilities include:
  • Specification of the software requirements in collaboration with the operational users;
  • Definition and specification of their internal and external interfaces in agreement with the relevant parties;
  • Acceptance of the deliverables received from partners, ensuring correctness, completeness and compliance to the applicable requirements;
  • Participation in the testing and validation of the various infrastructure elements used by the MCS as well as definition of the future evolution of these systems.


University degree in a relevant engineering discipline;
Good knowledge of Mission Control Systems for Satellites and related software engineering best practices:
- Software development for large, complex monitoring and control systems;
- Satellite Mission Control software e.g. SCOS,
- Software engineering life cycle, e.g. ECSS;
- Spacecraft Telemetry and Command standards e.g. CCSDS, PUS;
Additionally, you should bring the following:
- Ability to understand and accurately predict behaviour of complex systems; 
- Ability to prioritise and manage several activities in parallel; 
- Familiarity with programming / scripting languages 
- Experience in working with operational space missions 
The working language for the position is English although a good knowledge of German is also required.
It would be a distinct advantage for you to bring:
- Experience in software / system design methodologies; 
- Familiarity with effective teamwork principles and team building aspects; 
- A proactive attitude towards problem solving and the ability to achieve solutions as required.

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