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J17013 Senior Systems Engineer - Satellite Navigation Systems and Services


 Senior Systems Engineer - Satellite Navigation Systems and Services

Reference:   J17080
Location:   Headquarters, Darmstadt / Germany
Closing Date for applications:   31/01/2018 00:00
Your HR Contact for this position:   Anke Mayer

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland is the first choice aerospace company for IT and engineering solutions and services. With more than 350 employees in Germany we shape the future of aerospace together – and beyond. Our staff play a key role in determining our success through their qualifications, motivation, enthusiasm, different cultural backgrounds and their sense of teamwork.

We share our clients' passion for high-technology in the Aerospace domain. We actively pursue transferring this technology to new markets. Every day we face new challenges and, as a result, we evolve. Our trusting work environment, multicultural understanding and fundamental technical expertise form the basis our company culture.

We are looking for a degree educated engineer with Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) system performance evaluation experience, ideally with Space Weather and Air Traffic Management (ATM) know-how, who wants to take a leading role in the development of new activities for the Single European Sky and other initiatives for transportation. 

The successful applicant will become a member of our Aerospace Applications Team based at our headquarters in Darmstadt.

This position is full-time and permanent.


  • You will take a leading role in European projects as part of our growing and diverse team, modelling and simulating navigation systems for performance evaluation purposes, and contributing to business development


  • A university degree in Aerospace or Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years Systems Engineering experience with GNSS
  • Experience with SESAR would be desirable
  • Initial Project Management experience would be desirable

Essential Skills

  • GNSS space segment characteristics
  • Ground segments for popular GNSS
  • Understanding of CDMA signals and propagation medium related effects
  • 3D absolute and relative positioning
  • Understanding of navigation performance measures
  • Navigation concepts such as RNP, SBAS and GBAS, and their applications
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum direct supervision
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel

Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of ATM Systems and Operations
  • Knowledge of validation methodology
  • Experience working in a European environment
  • Database structure design
  • Certification processes
  • Experience in ATM industry


By joining the Telespazio family, you will enjoy all the benefits of a competitive salary in a sustainable work environment, flexible working time models, diverse advancement and training possibilities for technical, language and soft skills, a generous holiday package as well as a company pension scheme. We support you with your relocation. Through our wide network, we can also support your partner in finding a job at your new work location.


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.


You are looking for a challenging position in a very interesting, international environment? Then you should send your application preferrably online with your availability details and salary expectations.

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