Performance Simulation Engineer

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [AFSS-533165]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting an experienced Performance Simulation Engineer to contribute towards all aspects relevant to the mission performance of the Sentinel 4 and Sentinel 5 missions.


  • Support the verification of mission and system level requirements in the areas of Mission observation and Data products
  • Support the procurement and acceptance of simulator, Ground Processor Prototype (GPP) and reference processors
  • Support the payload team for aspects relevant to instrument performance requirements flow-down and instrument performance verification
  • Support cross-verification activities with the operational ground segment against the Ground Processor Prototype and Reference Processors
  • Organise, draft the agenda and convene the meetings to achieve the objectives above.

General Tasks:

  • Support Head of EOP-PEP in the definition and promotion of generic approach and processes relevant to E2E Mission Performance Chain in coordination with other Mission Performance Engineers


  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Specific Competence Requirements:
  • Knowledge in Satellite environment, Ground System and remote sensing in general is required.
  • Candidates shall demonstrate good familiarity with computer programs such as MATLAB and other libraries.
  • The candidate shall demonstrate to be proficient with programming tools and languages (e.g. C, C++, Java and Python) and at ease with modern software build systems
  • Familiarity with UML.
  • In the field of System Management, knowledge of operation system Linux and Windows (mandatory), and Unix (optional).
  • Development environments.
  • Fluent in the English language (spoken and written); knowledge of other languages is an asset.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.

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