Ground Station Software Engineer Consultant PC071001

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BEP Gesellschaft für Informationsmanagement mbH
Rhein - Main
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Jürgen Engler

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The Consultant shall work in the Maintenance and Engineering Division of the Operations Department as a member of the Ground Stations (GSt) team supporting Routine Operations and operation preparation.

The Consultant will also provide support to the rest of the team.


Industry :           Government

Working hours:  fulltime



As a member of the Ground Stations (GSt) team, the Consultant shall work in the area of Monitoring & Control and communications protocols; the tasks of the Consultant will typically include:

  • Support the remote operation and the maintenance of Ground Stations in the areas of:

  • Monitoring & Control, H/W and S/W architecture;

  • Transfer protocol for the spacecraft telemetry, telecommand and mission data;

  • Maintain automated operational Ground stations procedures and related databases;

  • Investigation and rectification of anomalies reported by the operations/maintenance teams;

  • Address technical issues as requested, in the form of answers to specific questions or technical reports, concerning the Ground stations;

  • Manage the testing and validation of new software and databases releases;

  • Conduct/support the analysis, the requirement definition, the design and the implementation/testing of changes, or re-engineering that may be required on the basis of user requirements or maintainability issues;

  • Review of technical documentation relevant to the M&C systems;

  • Preparation of technical notes and attend technical meetings;

  • Attend meetings and formal reviews relevant to the coordination of the above tasks.

  • Write and maintain small software tools;

  • Provision of training, through practical demonstrations and presentations, to other members of the team.


Your qualifications:

In addition to having a University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, the Consultant shall have at least five years of hands-on experience in the following:

  • Open VMS and Windows operating system;

  • Ground Stations Monitoring and Control and Baseband equipment;

  • Monitoring & Control software application Maintenance and Configuration;

  • TCP/IP, SNMP, Serial and GPIB based communications;

  • Operations of Ground Stations used for Geostationary and Polar satellites;

  • Large ground stations maintenance;

  • Spacecraft telemetry telecommand and ranging standards;

  • Antenna tracking techniques;

  • C++ and Java programming languages and XML;

  • Long-term maintainability analysis and integrating software into a new operating system and/or across computer platforms;


Furthermore, it would be a distinct advantage for the Consultant to have experience with some of the following:

  • CCSDS/ECSS Space Link Services and protocols as well as Space Link Extension (SLE) protocols;

  • Various operating systems (e.g. Linux, Unix);

  • Data Base Application;


The Consultant shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and must be able to work with the minimum of supervision.


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Language:       German, English fluent, French a bonus

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