An E&O Engineer ensures astronaut health and well-being by providing medical operational and engineering to the ESA crew surgeons, the SMT medical project development entity, and other ESA human spaceflight Mission support disciplines.
Engineering and Operations Support Engineer (E&O Engineer)
An ESA Engineering and Operations Support Engineer (E&O Engineer) is a member of the ESA Space Medicine Team (SMT). The support includes medical technology development support, document preparation, operational processes development, flight controller training, continuous coordination with the different ESA Human Spaceflight Integration and Operations entities and the International Partner communicator and medical teams, and console support in the role of EAC Crew Operations Support (ECOS) Flight Controller and EUROCOM Flight Controller.
A degree in Biomedical Engineering or other field of engineering, Science or a related field. A background in physiology is important. A working knowledge of Medical Operations and space program procedures is preferred. Mission Control experience makes the ECOS and EUROCOM Flight Controller more effective. Communication, problem solving, and organizational skills are also necessary.
Equivalent and/or additional experience in the following areas is an asset: ISS Medical Systems, ISS space flight procedures development , Space flight communication protocols, ISS Astronaut training lesson design, development and implementation, Operations preparation and implementation of an ISS payload.
An international work environment with an interesting and unique field of work. A competitive salary and training opportunities.
Beginn: 01 Feb 2020
Anzahl der Plätze: 1
Angaben zum Unternehmen
KBR GmbH was established in October 2000 to provide human spaceflight medical support services to the ESA Space Medicine Office (SMO) at the European Astronaut Center in Cologne, Germany. KBR GmbH specializes in biomedical engineering, space medicine, flight nurse, psychology, nutrition, radiation, medical informatics and technology, fitness and rehabilitation, physiotherapy, medical education maintenance, project/strategy/risk management, medical projects, and consulting support services to aerospace, government and medical research customers.
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