System Operations Engineer

Toulouse, France, Serco Europe [2160]

Field(s) of expertise
Earth Observation Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Serco is a trusted provider of services to National Space Agencies and the European Space Agency (ESA), we have over 40 years’ experience supporting the space sector and providing services for all stages of our customer’s space missions.

We are recruiting a System Operations Engineer to join our team based in CNES, in Toulouse, France.


  • Maintenance in operational condition of satellite control center
  • Implementation and monitoring of operations
  • Support to tests
  • Support to the management of the IT infrastructure, IT safety and security activities
  • Technical management of the control centre software technical management


  • BSc or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in Operations
  • Good system knowledge of main functional elements of a ground system used for the monitoring and control of a satellite
  • Good knowledge in Linux Operating Systems (e.g. RedHat)
  • Ability to work in a team and share/acquire knowledge
  • Proactive problem solving attitude
  • Fluent in French
  • Knowledge of Earth Observation satellite data product formats
  • Knowledge of remote sensing algorithms
  • Knowledge of Copernicus program

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