Data Processing Applications Engineer

  • Reference DED-HP-3754
  • Location Darmstadt, Germany
  • Closing date 31 May 2018
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 35 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Data Processing Applications Engineer to join our team in Germany.

Data Processing Applications Engineer

Key Tasks and Responsibilities                  

The Key person shall provide engineering support to design and system engineering/re-engineering activities in data processing for ground segments. You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Definition, design, implementation and maintenance of architectures for data processing ground segments – product quality control, calibration and validation, production monitoring and reporting;
  • Support the operation of data processing ground segments, their maintenance and evolution including:
    • Configuration Management and Change process,
    • Installation, configuration and testing of software updates,
    • Anomaly investigations, documentation and classification,
    • Follow up of the delivery of S/W resolutions for any engineering change;
  • Integration test and verification of software in the ground segments;
  • Setting-up and implementation of maintenance policies and procedures;
  • Support to software procurement and co-ordination with external suppliers;
  • Participation in meetings and formal reviews.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • University degree in engineering, physics, or computer systems;
  • Requirements, design, interfaces and testing of EO data processing systems;
  • Software design, development, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of large complex real-time data processing systems for Earth Observation missions;
  • OO software development for satellite instrument data processing systems;
  • Ability to write accurate and consistent technical documentation;
  • C/C++, IDL and shell scripting and/or PERL;
  • Programming of database systems ORACLE, INFORMIX, PostgreSQL or MySQL;
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; another European language is an advantage.


This job is located in Darmstadt. We welcome applicants who are available from June 2018 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Mr Leandros Foteinias at, quoting job DED-HP-3754 before 31-May-18.


An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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Leandros Foteinias
Leandros Foteinias
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  • + 31 71 341 7513
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