Operations & Logistics engineer centro spaziale del Fucino

Avezzano, Italy/Remote
Added: April 22, 2024

Telespazio is a joint venture between Leonardo (67%) and Thales (33%) and one of the world’s biggest suppliers of satellite solutions and services. The company teams up with Thales Alenia Space to form the parent companies’ Space Alliance, a strategic partnership which offers a complete range of space services.

Founded in Italy in 1961, Telespazio is based in Rome and counts more than 3000 employees through its various subsidiaries and joint ventures.


The ILS&OPS Engineer will be based at the “Centro Spaziale del Fucino” and will be included in the "Logistics and Operations Engineering” department.

The department deals with the study, development and validation of operational and maintenance processes and procedures for complex satellites ground segment systems. Activities are carried out following the standards applied to the space programs (mainly ECSS) and, where necessary, with the support of architectural frameworks (e.g. DoDAF, MoDAF, ...) and international best practices (e.g. ASD, S1000D, S3000L ...)

The main tasks of the candidate – who will be trained on-the-job to acquire all the needed knowledge – will be:

  • Study of the architecture of ground segments, analysis and derivation of the operational & logistic requirements
  • Define/support ILS&OPS scenarios based on the indications given by the Project Manager/Responsible and of project documentation.
  • Operational Analysis execution, with particular attention to the definition of system/operational concepts (CONOPS) and related operational tasks
  • Logistic Support Analysis (LSA) execution, with particolar attention to the definition of maintenance concepts and related maintenance tasks
  • Support of Availability Analysis (e.g. reliability analysis (MTBF); FMEA/FMECA; FTA (Fault Tree Analysis); Maintainability Analysis) Quantitative analysis of spare parts
  • Support of Safety Analysis
  • Identification of training needs, preparation of the necessary training material; training execution (as necessary)

Job requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (5-years degree)
  • Sound knowledge of Operations Management and Integrated Logistics Support
  • Sound knowledge of RAMS analysis
  • Sound knowledge of Modeling / System Engineering Methodologies (e.g. UML / SysML)
  • Good knowledge of the English language (ref .: QCER / CEFR> B1)
  • MS-Office knowledge and basic knowledge of Microsoft Project
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Preferential Position Requirements

  • Good programming skills (in particular Java and Visual Basic) and knowledge of related languages, including mark-up languages (e.g. XML, …)
  • Knowledge of Simulation Systems