Deimos Imaging, an UrtheCast company, is looking for a qualified Satellite Operations Ground Segment Engineer to join our crew.
Are you a Telecommunications or Computer Engineer interested in working in the space industry? We want to hear from you! Check out the details below.
As part of the Operations division of Earth Observation Missions, this position combines knowledge of several disciplines with the ability to think outside the box.
Our Ground Segment Engineers work on complex systems and applications including hardware and software solutions that support and communicate with our satellites.
Take charge of the Ground Segment Operations of the Deimos-II earth observation satellite
Control and supervision of all the Ground Segment activities
Analysis and improvement of the Ground Segment applications
Maintain relevant reporting of all activities carried out at the ground station
Ensure validation of relevant ground segment elements and final 'delivery' to mission
Define and coordinate execution of related test and validation programs, mission readiness, station performance and tracking campaigns
Support preparation and execution of mission-critical phases
Participate in project reviews, anomaly and configuration control boards, and development process of relevant ground systems
Support the Head of Satellite Operations in all activities, processes and projects related to multi-mission ground facilities infrastructure and services
Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Telecommunications or Computer Engineer degree
At least 3 years of experience working in a multidisciplinary team
Technical requirements :
At least 2 years of experience working with JAVA (J2EE) and Python development
Deployment and maintenance of WEB Apache Tomcat server environments
Experience in SQL DDBB : Postgres and MySQL
Linux. Ubuntu and CentOS distributions
Scripting shell Linux. Automating task
Use of Version Control tools
Use of support and incidences management tools (JIRA, Redmine)
English advanced level (B2)
Experience of more than 3 year in the sector
Experience in design, development, integration, verification, operations of Ground Stations and associated processes
Experience with ESA and ESA standards as well as industry standards
Experience of working in a satellite ground segment
Experience with using cloud-based systems (AWS)
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Work style characterised by autonomy, proactive behaviour and cooperation
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Self-starter and self-learner attitude with the ability to manage and execute with minimal supervision
Ability to take initiative, commit, and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Excellent team player skills
Knowledge of Satellite operations concepts
Knowledge of Satellite Ground Segment concepts
Knowledge of Ground Stations and RF equipment
Experience with simulation tools (MatLab, Octave, etc.)
ABOUT DEIMOS IMAGING
Deimos Imaging, a subsidiary of UrtheCast Corp., is a Spanish company that, with a diverse suite of sensors in space, is helping usher in a new era of Earth Observation (EO).
It owns and operates, through a 24 / 7 commercial service, the Deimos-1 and Deimos-2 satellites. Besides, it also processes and distributes imagery data and value-added products on behalf of the PanGeo Alliance, a network of seven satellite operators with a combined 13 operational EO sensors providing multispectral imagery in a wide range of resolutions.
UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that serves the rapidly evolving geospatial and geoanalytics markets with a wide range of information-rich products and services.
UrtheCast is growing and is shaping the future of earth observation. We provide the world with next-generation Earth Observation data using our growing system of space-based sensors.
Our Crew members consider themselves agents of change as they work to provide Earth imagery and video data that enables heightened geospatial analysis.
With that data, we build our products and services to help everyone citizens, businesses, and governments alike make advances in areas ranging from high-tech precision agriculture and forestry resource management, to the monitoring of humanitarian relief efforts.
This type of large-scale change requires near-constant technological iteration and innovation, so UrtheCast continues to initiate unprecedented engineering programs like its planned UrtheDaily™ constellation.