Spacecraft Controller (m/w/d)

Referenz: J19068
Ort / Standort: ESOC \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Kategorie: Operations & Engineering Services

Telespazio VEGA Deutschland is the first choice European aerospace company for ICT and engineering solutions and services. We combine 40 years of experience in high-technology markets, where trust and quality are essential. 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 are passionate about delivering exciting Space Programs for and with our customers. Through our large frame contracts with ESOC, EUMETSAT and DLR, we offer a future-oriented and trusting work environment, multi-cultural teams, as well as challenging jobs on space missions for graduates up until experienced professionals.

This is a perfect opportunity to start a career in Space. This position is based at ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany. It is full-time and permanent and expected starting date will be August 2019.

We are looking forward to meeting you!



Execution of end-to-end routine and contingency operations for the Satellites, to include:

  • Preparation, monitoring and remote control of the Spacecraft;

  • Monitoring of data, health check of the equipment, preparation and performance of operations following established procedure and verification of results;

  • Trouble-shooting (with help of procedures) and preparation of reports.


  • A university degree in a Science or IT related discipline (electronics, physics, computing, programming, process control, ground station operations), would be an advantage.

  • A minimum of a technical Background in Telecommunications, IT or a similar is required.

  • Some experience of shift work would be an advantage, but not essential.

Essential Skills

  • A strong technical oriented background.

  • Good communication skills, fluency in English, both in speaking and writing

  • Ability to work autonomously according to high level guidelines and to work in international teams

  • A good working knowledge of MS Office Tools

  • Collaborative and team worker

  • Solution orientated

Desirable Skills

  • Knowledge of ground segment elements (mission control systems, simulators, satellite database, mission planning, flight dynamics, etc.)

  • A working knowledge of Linux

Your Benefits of joining us

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. Furthermore, 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.


Are you equally inspired by our visions and dreams? Get in touch with us today and send us your application!

Your HR Contact for this position is Melanie Giesche.


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