ESOC - Flight Dynamics Engineer

Contract duration: Permanent Contract

Location: ESOC, Darmstadt, DE

In preparation of our activities in 2015 and 2016, Sapienza is looking to recruit an experienced Flight Dynamics Engineer to support current and future earth observation and interplanetary missions from ESA-ESOC in Darmstadt, Germany.  


·         Orbit and attitude manoeuvre preparation, manoeuvre performance analysis, orbit determination and propagation, trajectory optimization, product generation, software test and validation, support for simulation campaigns and critical operations.

·         Attitude command files generation, actuator and sensor calibration, attitude determination.

·         Conceptual design studies for the operational flight dynamics system, operations preparation and planning.

·         Flight dynamics software maintenance: Adaptation of algorithms to new and exotic space environments, adaptation to new interfaces and functional requirements, migration to new hardware and/or operating systems.