Project Manager / Technical Leader – Software Engineering

Website germany_cs DER/PLC/21/29

Deadline to apply: As soon as possible

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Our German activities are growing at a fast pace and to meet our customers’ high-level expectations and needs, we are looking for talented profiles with relevant experience in Space systems and applications.

Our subsidiary CS GmbH, located in Darmstadt, is looking for a Project Manager/Technical Leader. The activity will be performed at CS GmbH premises at Darmstadt. The key person will integrate the back-office to manage a team of software engineers ensuring the development and maintenance of space software/systems. The selected candidate will report directly to the project director of CS GmbH.

This activity includes, among others, the following tasks:

  • Management of the project team
  • Follow-up of activities and anticipate needs
  • Reporting to the team and management
  • Monthly accounting & reporting to the management
  • Support to technical meetings with customers

Mandatory skills & background:

You will have M.Sc. in Computer Science Engineer, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent.

You will also be able to demonstrate at least 3 years of demonstrated hands-on experience in:

  • Project Management disciplines (i.e. risk management, action control, reporting, planning);
  • Development life cycle systems engineering;

You should ideally have a strong technical background in the space domain and Ground Segment software with experience in software development or maintenance in the space environment for ESA and/or EUMETSAT;

In addition you will:

  • Be fully proficient in business English;
  • Have a sound knowledge of related QA processes and procedures, preferably applied in space projects (ECSS);
  • Have good office computing skills and hands-on experience in using the MS Office Suite;
  • Have strong inter-personal and communication skills and be able to interface efficiently with both the management and technical level;
  • Have the ability to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner and be able to work calmly and correctly under stress;
  • Be able to draft concise management reports and executive level presentations in English and the capability and experience to fulfil the assigned support tasks with a minimum of supervision;
  • Have experience of working on a collaborative and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Be organised and able to work autonomously in a challenging environment

Direct experience of project management and scheduling for space/ground segment development or operations and with the ECSS lifecycle or equivalent will be considered as an advantage;

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