System IVV Engineering Service (m/w/d) [OPEN ENDED]

Job title:  System IVV Engineer

Customer: EUMETSAT (European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites)

Location of work: Darmstadt, Germany

Due date for application: Open

Preferred start date: Open

We are currently seeking a full time System IVV Engineer to join our dynamic team of engineers.

Skills and Experience

The Key Person shall have the following experience and background:

  • University degree in the domain of engineering, science, or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience in the field of engineering of space and/or ground systems, in the area of Earth Observation Satellites, including end to end data processing aspects.
  • Ability to analyse systems from an end-to-end perspective (combined space and ground segment), understand relevant details while keeping the focus on the overall system aspects and to present the results in a comprehensible way.
  • Capability to prepare system requirements and design documents, and to document system interfaces for complex satellite systems.
  • Familiarity with the ECSS standards.
  • Experience with the design and maintenance of System Interface Control Documents, Interface Management Plans, and Interface Requirements Documents.
  • The key person should also be able to contribute to general system engineering activities such as:
  • System requirement maintenance and traceability activities.
  • Documentation of system design and justification.
  • Ad hoc internal reviews.
  • System level formal reviews.
  • Ground segment level activities as required.
  • Preparation and execution of IV&V activities and tools including support for the preparation of tests plans, tests procedures, tests reports, tests execution and logistics.

The following experience would be additional assets:

  • Experience with DOORS.
  • Experience with CORE modelling tool.
  • Good skills in a higher programming language (e.g. C++, Fortran,).
  • Experience working with UNIX and Linux operating systems.
  • Experience at coordinating and definition of technical interfaces with the external partners and service providers.
  • Organise / hold meetings and workshops with external and major internal interface partners to establish and maintain interface details / agreements.


Fluency in English is mandatory; this is the working language at EUMETSAT, and the Contractors must be able to work effectively in this language both in written and spoken form.


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