EPS-SG System Engineering Manager (VN18 14)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Internal reference: VN18 14
  • Date: April 12, 2018 02:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Science, Strategy / Planning

Job summary

Are you up to the challenge of leading our engineering team; ensuring system engineering activities for the next generation of polar satellites are appropriately managed?

Job description

To find out more go to https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int and apply by 15th April 2018. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 21st May.

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere and ocean and land surfaces from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change.  Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties.

EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generation (EPS-SG) represents Europe's contribution to the future Joint Polar System with the United States. This programme is expected to be one of the most important sources of satellite observations for all forecasts based on Numerical Weather Prediction (NWP) in the 2021–2040 time-frame.

Job qualifications

We require a proactive engineering manager to bring their experience of the space project life cycle to our team.  With an understanding of all functions of a satellite system, you will lead engineering colleagues and contractors as we prepare the EPS-SG system for handover to the Operations Department.  This is an outstanding opportunity to become involved in one of our most exciting future missions.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and a great working environment.  Have a look at our website to find out more about what we offer.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.