Ground Segment Engineer

Harwell Campus, South Oxfordshire


Reference: BSR1454

Salary: £35-55,000

Excellent opportunity for Ground Segment Engineer to join leading international space as part of their rapid growth in the UK

As Ground Segment Engineer you will be responsible for:


  • Lead the design of the Mission Control System (MCS) for the ELSA-d mission.
  • Support the supplier’s development team acting as a Product Owner of MCS. Participate in the design of the systems including:

o   Requirements capture, definition, tailoring, analysis and conversion to use cases.

o   Process and procedure definition and evaluation.

o   Development support and solution testing.

  • Interface with supplier’s technical teams regarding the mission control system.
  • Perform the Ground Segment verification, validation and integration.
  • Participate in the Mission System Test and Simulation campaigns.
  • Provide support to the definition of Concept of Operations.
  • Document generation and support.
  • Supporting the operations team to resolve technical issues and providing advice on best practice.


To be considered for the Ground Segment Engineer you will need to:


  • University degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications, or other relevant engineering discipline.
  • Several years industry experience in software development and software engineering.
  • Several years industry experience in the design and development of satellite user or ground segment products and technologies.
  • Experience with Mission Control Systems, preferably based on SCOS-2000.
  • Knowledge of Ground Stations.
  • Experience or knowledge of Scrum as being part of development team or Product Owner.
  • C++ and Java programming languages.
  • Basic Linux system administration, shell scripts, make, etc.
  • Development on Linux systems.


Bluestream Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer who operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and as an Employment Business for temporary recruitment.