Software Engineer – Project Manager / Technical Leader


Our German activities are growing at a fast pace and to meet our customers’ high-level expectations and needs, we are looking for talented profiles with relevant experience in Space systems and applications. Our subsidiary CS GmbH, located in Darmstadt, is looking for an IT administrator. You will be assigned to the maintenance and evolution of the IT infrastructure supporting our back-office projects. You will report directly to the Information System Manager of CS GmbH.

Location: Darmstadt/Germany
Deadline to apply: As soon as possible
How to apply:
Reference: DER/PLC/21/29

This activity includes, among others, the following tasks:

  • Management of the project team
  • Follow-up of activities and anticipate needs
  • Reporting to the team and management
  • Monthly accounting & reporting to the management
  • Support to technical meetings with customers

Mandatory skills & background:

You will have M.Sc. in Computer Science Engineer, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent.

You will also be able to demonstrate at least 3 years of demonstrated hands-on experience in:

  • Project Management disciplines (i.e. risk management, action control, reporting, planning);
  • Development life cycle systems engineering;

You will have a strong technical background in the space domain and Ground Segment software with experience in software development or maintenance in the space environment for ESA and/or EUMETSAT;

In addition you will:

  • Be fully proficient in business English;
  • Have a sound knowledge of related QA processes and procedures, preferably applied in space projects (ECSS);
  • Have good office computing skills and hands-on experience in using the MS Office Suite;
  • Have strong inter-personal and communication skills and be able to interface efficiently with both the management and technical level;
  • Have the ability to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner and be able to work calmly and correctly under stress;
  • Be able to draft concise management reports and executive level presentations in English and the capability and experience to fulfil the assigned support tasks with a minimum of supervision;
  • Have experience of working on a collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Be organised and able to work autonomously in a challenging environment
  • Direct experience of project management and scheduling for space/ground segment development or operations and with the ECSS lifecycle or equivalent will be considered as an advantage;
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