Ground Segment Engineers (m/f/d) - EU Space Program - job located in Prague, Czech Republic

LSE Space GmbH is looking for a


Ground Segment Engineer (m/f/d)


to support our services for the existing and future EU Space Program missions in the area of ground infrastructure design and development.


Location: Prague, Czech Republic

Start date: February 2022

Submission deadline: 30th of November 2021


Your core tasks will be:

  • Review of the technical documentation for the ground segment level activities and ensure consistency with system level documentation;
  • Interface with industrial and/or institutional players and service operators for aspects related to operability improvements to be injected in future industrial contract amendments;
  • Participate in the segment evolutions development reviews and change control boards;
  • Review of the technical documentation generated by technical assistance team;
  • Support the qualification/acceptance reviews of new releases of the Ground Segment up to services roll-out;
  • Analyze change requests relevant to the ground segment;
  • Contribute to the analysis of anomalies raised by the service operators and participate to the relevant anomaly review boards for aspects related to ground segment;
  • Support the preparation of requirements, launch, and management of the procurements for the ground infrastructure;
  • Support the assessment of the performance of the ground infrastructure industrial contractors, through the review of the relevant KPIs and deliverables, and propose actions and improvements to address issues and opportunities;
  • Prepare and support the development and deployment of ground infrastructure related to additional EU space program components;
  • Support requirements engineering performed at system level;
  • Support maintenance of system architecture diagrams managed at system level.



  • Academic requirements: a University (or similar) degree in network or telecommunications engineering or similar discipline
  • Experience in satellite missions, in particular Satcom/GovSatcom
  • Experience in ground segment engineering, system engineering, maintenance and/or operations
  • Able to work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Self-starter, able to work independently with no supervision
  • Management skills
  • Willingness to travel several days per month
  • Fluent in English, both in speech and writing
  • Other language skills would be a plus



  • Permanent employment contract
  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Deferred compensation scheme
  • Open door policy
  • ISO 9001-certified workplace
  • Career opportunities
  • Relocation support
  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Company events


About the company:

LSE Space is your partner is space! The company was established in 1990 and is part of the Engineering Service Team of SSC. We employ more than 170 engineers and scientists from all over the world who provide a wide range of space engineering services to the international space market such as manpower, support in all space mission project phases or full service, independent consultancy as well as trainings. Our core areas of expertise include Earth observation missions, interplanetary probes, manned space, navigation constellations and commercial telecommunications missions. Our company is ISO-9001-certified and thus stands for high quality and structured processes. As LSE Space is a highly international company the company language is English.


Our mission, vision and values:

  • Mission: We help Earth benefit from Space
  • Vision: The leading global provider of advanced space services
  • Sustainability: environmental, financial and social
  • High quality: in everything we do
  • Our C.O.R.E. Values: Customer orientation, One company, Responsibility, Excellence



In line with security requirements, the candidate has to hold an EU citizenship and has to be eligible to obtain a security clearance. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.


How to apply:

Apply via our website and upload your CV and a cover letter in Europass format ( until 30th of November.



LSE Space GmbH

HR Recruiting Team

Friedrichshafener Straße 2

82205 Gilching


Tel.: +49 (0) 8105 777 404 42