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Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description
• Design and development of satellite operations system
• Work with satellite engineers to design, create, test, and execute satellite operations procedures, including commissioning procedures and nominal operations procedures
• Investigate in-orbit anomalies and support generating anomaly isolation and recovery strategies
• Work with the ground software team as the user and requirements owner to identify tools that will help us operate satellites
• Run commanding activities during the launch and commissioning of the satellites.
• Contribute to operational documentation (Flight Operational Handbook, Mission Operations Plan, Commissioning and Decommissioning Plans, etc)
• Prepare for payload operations support (CONOPS, Payload procedures, Commissioning procedures, etc)
• Identify and carry out training for students in flight operations


Minimum Qualification
• BS/MS or higher-level degree in engineering or applied sciences

Preferred Qualification
• Spacecraft System Engineering/Electronic and/or Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering/Software Engineering/ Communication Engineering.
• Mission Operations Experience

Expected Skills/Rank/Experience
• Desired system level understanding of spacecraft subsystem design
• Excellent verbal communications and presentations skills
• Excellent writing skills with a proven ability to generate high quality technical documentation
• Excellent organizational, management and team working skills
• Good knowledge of MS Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint

About the Company

Founded in 1976 by the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, UAEU is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling about 14,000 Emirati and international students. As the UAE’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of accredited, high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through nine Colleges: Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Food and Agriculture; Humanities and Social Sciences; IT; Law; Medicine and Health Sciences; and Science. With a distinguished international faculty, state-of-the art new campus, and full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the UAE.

As a research-intensive university of international stature, UAEU works with its partners in industry to provide research solutions to challenges faced by the nation, the region, and the world. The University has established research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region which are advancing knowledge in critical areas ranging from water resources to cancer treatments. UAEU is currently ranked the number one research university in the GCC, number two in the Arab World, and #370 globally.

UAEU’s academic programs have been developed in partnership with employers, so our graduates are in high demand. UAEU alumni hold key positions in industry, commerce, and government throughout the region. Our continuing investments in facilities, services, and staff ensure that UAEU will continue to serve as a model of innovation and excellence.

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