System Integration & Verification Engineers (Multiple Roles)

  • Thorn SDS
  • System Integration & Verification Engineers (Multiple Roles)

System Integration & Verification Engineers (multiple roles)

Thorn SDS are looking for ambitious and driven System Integration & Verification Engineers to join our brilliant team based in Darmstadt, Germany

System Integration & Verification Engineers 

Darmstadt, Germany  

Salary Negotiable

Do you want to be part of the exciting MTG/MSG Missions? 

Thorn SDS is a dynamic, systems engineering partner to ESOC and EUMETSAT. We are looking for ambitious and driven System Integration & Verification Engineers to join our brilliant team based in Darmstadt, Germany.

As we gear up for the launch of 7 new satellites and the commissioning of 4 ground stations in the next 4 years, we are looking for individuals with a passion for space systems and operations.

If you thrive in an environment that is anything but ordinary, we invite you to be part of our exciting journey.

The languages of the workplace are English and French. The working language on this Mission is English so you must be able to communicate effectively, in a fast paced, highly technical environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Engineering activities for I&V
  • Preparation and contribution for the technical documentation including:
    • VCDs
    • Engineering and I&V plans
    • Test Specifications
    • Test Procedures
  • Execution of Integration and Verification activities
  • Undertaking I&V testing campaigns as per the test plans
  • Supporting our EUMETSAT partner on the Validation of Systems.
  • Executing Validation test campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with skilled engineers to develop technical solutions and outcomes.
  • Write accurate and consistent engineering documents/reports in English.
  • Adhere to technical standards such as ECSS, CCSDS, OGC.
  • Oversee the Verification and Validation (V&V) of operational systems/procedures.
  • Provide training to operational staff in systems and/or operations.

To Join Us You Will Need:

  • Experience in system engineering, preferably in space missions, and/or ground segments.
  • A strong theoretical knowledge of system engineering methodologies (V-model, V&V techniques, IV&V principles static analysis etc.)
  • Experience of applying these principles in a Space Systems domain
  • Experience with V&V of operational systems/procedures to ensure minimal impact on routine operations.
  • Proficient in writing accurate and consistent engineering documents in English.
  • Excited to be part of an Engineering company with the ambition to develop your skills, provide great service and help the company grow.
  • Able to demonstrate a focus on quality engineering services in a client domain.
  • Exposure to technical standards such as ECSS, CCSDS, OGC.
  • Familiarity with UNIX, LINUX, and VMWare.
  • If you are passionate about space systems, have a solid background in systems engineering, and thrive in a fast-paced, highly technical environment, we invite you to join Thorn SDS on this exciting mission.

To apply please upload your CV below and press Submit. 

For more information, please contact us:

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Tel: 01420 540240 / 07355 676597


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