PDGS Engineer

Location: Matera, Italy Location: Application deadline: 17 June 2024 Reference number: 2095
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Are you looking for a new opportunity to bring your career to a higher orbit?

To join an international group with success-track-record in Space Engineering? A job adapted to your career ambitions and in which you could have an impact, for the years to come?

We are currently looking for a Payload Data Ground System (PDGS) Engineer to work for our well-known industrial client, on-site at ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) premises in the city of Matera, Italy.

You will join the Operations Engineering Service in the frame of an exciting Satellite constellation project, managed from the Italian Space Agency (ASI) site.

The service will cover:

  • Support for Operations Preparation.
  • Contribution to Operations Validation.
  • Deployment of Operations from Launch / Early Orbit phase to Commissioning phase.
  • And, possibly, the execution of Operations during the routine phase.

About the location

This position is open to protected categories under Italian Law 68/99 (“Rules for the right to work of disabled people”).
Questa posizione è aperta alle categorie protette L. 68/99.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Support to preparation and validation of Ground Operations Procedures related to Ground Segment sub-systems involved in Payload Data Management;
  • Handling and management of Ground Operations Procedures during operations execution;
  • Monitoring of the acquisition requests and production orders for products generation based on User queries;
  • Controlling and handling the X-band and S-band data;
  • Managing the data during the reception, archive and distribution phases;
  • Monitoring and keeping record of incidents, ensuring adequate anomaly root cause analysis and problem resolution in support to the on-site operations team;
  • Support to contribution and preparation of Ground Segment AIV and System Operational Validation.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University Degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering domain (Aerospace Engineering, Telecommunication, IT, Computer or Data Sciences etc.).
  • Knowledge of SAR payloads and relative Ground Segment sub-systems.
  • Knowledge of Ground Station baseband units.
  • Knowledge of SAR data management.
  • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team, in an international multicultural environment.
  • Solution-providing mindset, with a customer-oriented communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Italian is an asset.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within a major institution in the sector.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; personalized training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We strongly encourage applications from all nationalities, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, men, women, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel to apply.

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German Cingerli

Recruitment Manager

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