MTG System Verification Team Leader

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Frankfurt - Germany
  • Date: February 11, 2019 01:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: Any
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Management

Job summary

Come and lead the verification engineering activities for our planned Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) satellites.

Job description

The Role

This is an outstanding opportunity to become involved in one of our most exciting and important future missions. In this role you will manage the Verification Engineering Team, leading and co-ordinating all the verification engineering activities for our next generation of satellites.  You need to be a team player as you will work in close partnership with the Instrument Functional Chain Teams, the Operations Preparation team and the ground segment and system development teams.  You will lead and co-ordinate the preparation of the system integration and verification plan, generating test specifications and ensuring that test tools and data are available and ready for use. You will assure the test processes are in line with the specifications and review test results with the relevant experts. Key to this role is maintaining control of the verification records.

You will have substantial experience in system integration and verification of end to end Earth observation satellite systems, ideally with exposure to test preparation, execution and the use of simulators to generate test data.  You need to be aware of industry standards, with the capacity to understand complex issues in a developmental environment.  You will need to be able to communicate effectively.  You can manage technical concepts and need to ensure that these are presented simply in formal documents and verbal presentations. 


What we offer

EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We offer the chance to work on exciting satellite programmes - both current and planned. You will be in charge of the verification engineering activities for MTG; making a difference to our missions and partners, often working with people who are experts in their field.

Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 1st March.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.