Systems Engineer (CNES)

Toulouse, France, Serco Europe [2161]

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 Engineer to join our team based in CNES, in Toulouse, France.


  • Audit and analysis of existing systems and risk analysis
  • Design of new systems responding to strong operational constraints
  • Design of the software architecture at the functional and technical level according to the different needs expressed
  • Regular consistency checks between actual implementation and the recommended architecture model
  • Support and advice to project implementation
  • Internal coordination and team management
  • Technology monitoring/benchmark


  • BSc or equivalent in a relevant discipline
  • 3+ years’ experience in Systems Engineering
  • Proven experience in the field of complex system design and integration
  • Proven experience in several environments and different computer languages
  • Ability to analyse functional needs and translate them into technical solutions
  • Ability to manage a development team
  • Ability to carry out test and acceptance phases
  • Proactive Problem solving attitude
  • Fluent in French

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of Earth Observation satellite data product formats
  • Knowledge of remote sensing algorithms
  • Knowledge of Copernicus program


What we offer:

Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.

  • An exciting, inspiring, international, and ambitious working environment
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Career progression
  • Paid holiday
  • Highly competitive salaries considering your skills and personal value to the company
  • Summer and Christmas parties

We will give you the platform and guidance to progress your career quickly whilst rewarding you at the same time.

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