Flight Operator Engineer m/f Ref. Sat_FOE_24

Flight Operator Engineer m/f Ref. Sat_FOE_24

OHB Italia is seeking for its Satellite and Missions Department in Rome an

Flight Operator Engineer m/f Ref. Sat_FOE_24

In the frame of IRIDE Mission, OHB-I will operate its Eaglet-2 constellation (10+ satellites) throughout the whole operational life cycle.

We are seeking an experienced Flight Operator Engineer to support the operations preparation and execution. The position is based in Rome-IT.


  • Understand the mission objectives and the Spacecraft (S/C) design.
  • Support to Mission Planning System (MPS) plan generation, and MPS product approval.
  • Support for Flight Dynamics System (FDS) Orbital manoeuvres and FDS product approval.
  • Authoring and validation of Flight Operations Procedures and Ground Operations Procedures.
  • Identify S/C anomalies, and support throughout the whole anomaly troubleshooting cycle.
  • Generate report and console logs.
  • Preparation of monitoring displays.
  • Generation of Flight Training Material.
  • Monitoring and Commanding of the S/C.
  • Extractions of TM data and analyse data to assess the S/C Health and Status.
  • Implementation of configuration updates.
  • Support to System Validation Test (SVT) Plan and Procedure.
  • Support to System Operations Validation (SOV) Plan and Procedures.
  • Support to Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) Plan and Procedures.
  • Support to Commissioning Plan and Procedures.
  • Support to Flight Operations Plan.
  • Execution of SVT, SOV test campaigns.
  • Execution of LEOP.
  • Execution of Platform and Payload Commissioning.
  • Participation to operations execution, including shift work and regular on-call.


  • A Master degree (or equivalent), preferably in the fields of Aerospace/Space Engineering, Physics or Mathematics.
  • Knowledge of Database Manipulation and data analysis.
  • Knowledge of Mission Planning Systems.
  • Knowledge on S/C Flight dynamics (nice to have).
  • Experience with interfacing with S/C supplier.
  • Experience in Anomaly resolution.
  • Experience in S/C Monitoring and Mission Control Systems.
  • Basic knowledge of S/C Operations.
  • Knowledge of basic programming (Linux shell scripting, Java, Python, MATLAB are preferred languages).
  • Knowledge of Unix based OS MS Windows and Office Suite.
  • Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory.

Additional Assets

  • Knowledge of CCSDS Packet Utilization Standard (PUS) rev. A and C.
  • Knowledge of SCOS2000 Database Import ICD.
  • Knowledge of Space Link Extension (SLE) protocol.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing and Operations Information System (MOIS) tool suite (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of Procedure Language for Users in Test and Operations (PLUTO) (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of ECSS-E-ST-70C (nice to have)
Job Category: Vacancies
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Roma

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