I&V (Integration & Verification) Engineer (m/f/d)

  • EUMETSAT Darmstadt
  • Permanent
  • Full-time


SCISYS Deutschland GmbH in its Engineering Service business provides professional engineering and consultancy services supporting space programmes and missions. Our team is composed of university graduates and experienced professionals, comprising some of the most knowledgeable and dedicated engineers across Europe. Our services cover the whole life cycle of space programmes from early concepts to operations.

Our Space Division provides a dynamic, supportive and friendly atmosphere in which you are encouraged to lead with initiative. Moreover, we actively manage your professional development, training and career progression.

Your Tasks

The candidate would have the opportunity to work as an Integration & Verification Engineer for one of our main Space customers in Darmstadt, Germany, focused on meteorological satellites. Mainly, the Engineer will have to execute the integration, verification and support the validation of the client’s system, taking into consideration the specifics of all of the CFI version and their contents; and to demonstrate the functional capabilities of the system through a system IV&V process. The tasks will include:

  • Contribution to management and programmatic activities;
  • SW Engineering activities for requirements definition/consolidation and early design phases (direct implementation or follow up support provided to EUMETSAT teams);
  • SW Engineering activities for detail design phases and build-up phases (also direct implementation or follow up support provided to EUMETSAT teams);
  • SW Engineering activities for I&V, including;
    • Definition of AIV plans and test scenarios, specifications and procedures;
    • Coordination and implementation of integration activities;
    • Coordination and implementation of Verification activities;
    • Contribution to validation activities
  • SW Engineering activities for supporting operations and maintenance (corrective and evolutive) of the different ground segments (or sub-segments) of EUMETSAT

Your Profile

Essential Requirements

Additional to an University degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or scientific discipline relevant to the job profile the mandatory skills and experience include:

  • At least 3 years proven working experience
  • Engineering of large, UNIX or LINUX based, complex, real-time data processing systems;
  • Source code control systems (e.g. Subversion, Git);
  • Software anomalies analysis, debugging, profiling, fixing and processing;
  • Proven ability in I&V of complex systems
  • Requirements and verification management
  • Formal testing at component, facility and system level
  • Creation of suitable test cases, documentation and their execution
  • Experience in benchmarking and stress testing
  • Structured software development and verification
  • Software maintenance, performance monitoring
  • ECSS standards
  • Experience in operational environments under strict change control
  • Configuration control

Known Applications

  • Near real-time, Earth observation data processing, archiving, distribution
  • Satellite monitoring and control (e.g. SCOS-2000)
  • Mission control functions
  • Satellite communications (packet TM/TC, PUS, SLE protocol)
  • Ground Station monitoring and control

Specific/Product Skills

  • Automated Testing
  • Requirements and verification management using DOORS
  • Object-oriented software design, and maintenance, including the use of UML/SysML based tools for supporting/documenting the design, at least at the architectural level
  • Scripting languages in a Linux environment
  • Programming languages: C/C++, Java, Javascript, XML, Perl, Tcl/Tk
  • Operating systems: UNIX/Linux and Windows
  • Relational databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL
  • Networking: Internet protocols, TCP/IP programming, network monitoring

We Offer

  • With SCISYS you get the chance to take responsibility for your own and varied professional activities, while there is always room for producing new ideas and contributing your personality. Moreover, we actively manage your development.
  • Get to know a corporate culture where team spirit, trust and dedication are the core values.
  • Short decision paths, flexible working hours and a good reconciliation of work and everyday life are a matter of course for us.


Karin Vetter

Tel: +49 6151 4285350