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Multi-Mission Dissemination Operations Engineers (m/f/d)


The engineering service shall cover the following engineering service requirements:

  • Dissemination Operations: Including tasks related to dissemination operations and engineering for EUMETSAT missions and dissemination and encryption operations
  • Operational Data Flow Monitoring and Reporting: Including the design, development, documentation and maintenance of tools that provide dissemination statistics reports
  • Operational Documentation
  • Interface with other teams and partners
  • Evolutions of the Dissemination Systems: Including the acquisition and maintenance of an operational view of the dissemination and encryption functions of the ground segment, as well as a system-wide understanding of its interfaces with multi-mission elements (MMEs) and external interfaces
  • Operations Build-up of future missions
  • On-call support
  • End user support and documentation for end users

Essential Requirements

  • University degree (or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to the job profile
  • At least 3 years’ demonstrated experience in operations or software maintenance of real-time file-based data dissemination systems
  • Familiar with DVB satellite communications and ground segment operations
  • Demonstrated experience in major Linux distributions and Windows (Windows 7, 8, 10) as user
  • Computer analysis skills, including analysis of events and logs, and be familiar with Excel
  • Presentation skills and be familiar with Powerpoint
  • Familiar with configuration control
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbally and written)
  • Ability to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work under pressure and with a minimum of supervision
  • Encryption technologies, USB smart cards, TripleDES

For key persons providing on-call support the following is considered as essential:

  • At least 3 years’ demonstrated experience in
  • providing near real-time data services in a high-availability environment (24/7)
  • monitoring of near real time data flows in large computer networks
  • First and second level support in data services
  • Basic system administrator skills, i.e. configuration, installation and scripting for Linux and Windows
  • Demonstrated experience in interaction with external partners
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating of system changes or interfaces with external organizations

For key persons providing end-user support the following is considered as essential:

  • Demonstrated experience in interaction with end-users via email, phone or other online tools
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting end users in application software upgrades and application software configuration changes
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing user guides, FAQs, and other documentation in user friendly style Excellent document writing skills

Desired Requirements

  • DVB based receive-only earth stations for satellite communications
  • DVB-S2 technology
  • IP multicast data distribution systems, such as "Tellicast" provided by Newtec
  • Major network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, etc.)
  • Network application protocols (ftp, sftp, ssh, http(s), etc)
  • Dissemination of meteorological and/or environmental products
  • XML language and tools
  • Formalized hardware/software/system testing
  • Subversion, CVS, eclipse

Other Information

  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • Start Date is as soon as possible

Join us

  • With SCISYS you get the chance to take responsibility for your own and varied professional activities, while there is always room for producing new ideas and contributing your personality
  • Get to know a corporate culture where team spirit, trust and dedication are the core values
  • Short decision paths, flexible working hours and a good reconciliation of work and everyday life are a matter of course for us


Please send us your application with motivational cover letter, full CV and availability details in English, preferably by email to recruitingscisysde or apply online under www.scisys.de/spacejobs 

SCISYS Deutschland GmbH

Mrs. Kiri Wood, Mrs. Karin Vetter

Europaplatz 4, 64293 Darmstadt, Germany

Phone: +49 6151 42853-30, -50