Ground Segment Engineer

  • Job Reference: BSR1699
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Bluestream Recruitment
  • Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £52,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Engineering, IT/ Technology, Space, Satellite Communications & Energy
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Belinda Elliott
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01235 838 568

Job Description

Are you an experienced Ground Segment Engineer looking for an exciting new challenge?

Would you like to be part of a dynamic and rapidly growing company seeking to make a positive contribution in Space?

As Ground Segment Engineer you will be rewarded with a competitive salary; opportunity to develop your career further and a share option.   You will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development of Mission Control System (MCS) and or Simulator
  • Supporting the supplier’s development team acting as a Product Owner.
  • Participating in the design of the systems including
  • requirements capture, definition, tailoring, analysis and conversion to use cases and stories.
  • Process and procedure definition and evaluation.
  • Development support and solution testing.
  • Liaising with supplier’s technical teams regarding the ground segment.
  • Performing the Ground Segment verification, validation and integration.


To be considered for the Ground Segment Engineer role you will need to:

  • Be educated to degree level in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Have previous experience in software development and software engineering.
  • Have previous experience in the design and development of satellite user or ground segment products and technologies.
  • Have previous experience with Mission Control Systems, preferably based on SCOS-2000.
  • Have good understanding of the main components of a ground segment and how they interact between them.
  • Have a good knowledge of SIMULUS


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