Spacecraft Controller

Location of work:

Darmstadt, Germany



Job Type:

Full Time

Due date for application:


We have exciting (and challenging) opportunities in Q1 2025 for Spacecraft Controllers to support our satellite operations services. Are you a Dynamic, Energetic highly motivated individual with an interest in Aerospace? If yes, then we would love to hear from you. :)

Our Benefits

International and innovative environment
Fascinating space missions and projects
Permanent employment contract
Career advancement opportunities
Competitive salary
Relocation support

Role Responsibility

As Spacecraft Controller you will:
Monitor on a 24/7/365 shift basis the progress of the automated routine housekeeping satellite operations
Log and report routine and contingency operations
Assist in configuring and testing the operational system
Maintain internal software tools
In case of ground or space segment anomaly take corrective action as necessary, applying the contingency procedures to ensure spacecraft safety and the continuity of service
Co-ordinate the day-to-day scheduled and contingency operations in the control centre and support the mission planning schedule consolidation and generation

Required profile

Solid background in a technical discipline at least to the level of Senior Technician
Experience working with computer systems
Experience with real-time systems and procedure execution in an operational environment
Able to work calmly in high pressure conditions
Fluency in English

Considered advantageous:

Knowledge of space communication, radio frequency technologies and/or ground segment systems is an advantage
Preferably holds a degree at BSc level in a relevant subject such as IT, Telecommunications, Physics or Aerospace engineering


Evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

About Exostaff:

Exostaff is a limited liability company established under the laws of Germany with its offices in Darmstadt near EUMETSAT. The company was founded in 2014 and focuses its activities on satellite operations, ground segment and system engineering, data processing, and remote sensing science.

Apply Now

Are you up to the challenge of a new opportunity to evolve your career?
Come and meet us or send your CV to:
Maximum file size: 5 MB