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Galileo Ground Mission Resident Engineer

European Space Agency

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Posted 3 weeks ago

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Join the European Space Agency as a Galileo Ground Mission Resident Engineer and shape the future of global navigation at the heart of space technology.

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Toulouse, FR - Resident

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Organisation summary: The European Space Agency (ESA) stands at the forefront of technological advancements in space exploration, running the Galileo program, Europe's own global navigation satellite system. At ESA, you'll have the opportunity to work at the Technology Centre in the Netherlands, a hub of innovation and a key player in the design, development, and monitoring of the Galileo system. This is an incredible chance to contribute to a project of international significance, offering a diverse and inclusive work environment that values each employee's unique contributions.

Role Summary:Coordinate the Galileo mission segment's design and development activities on-site at the prime contractor’s premises.Liaise with the ESA Galileo Mission Segment Engineering Manager.Develop new Galileo services focused on orbit determination and time synchronisation (ODTS).Manage security monitoring, threat detection, and vulnerability corrections at the SECMON prime contractor's premises.

Role Requirements:A master's degree in physics, electrical or aerospace engineering, or a related field.At least five years of technical experience related to the position.Understanding and experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and collaboration tools like JIRA and Confluence.Capability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced project team environment.Eligibility for security clearance from your national security administration.

Application Process Details: The ESA's recruitment process may include selection tests. Successful candidates will undergo basic screening by an external background screening service, following ESA's security procedures.

We are looking for a Galileo Ground Mission Resident Engineer to join our team at the European Space Agency’s Technology Centre in the Netherlands. Our teams are responsible for the design, development, procurement, integration and qualification of the Galileo system, including the constellation of satellites in medium-Earth orbit and the ground segment for mission, control and security monitoring deployed at remote sites all over the world.

The Role: As an onsite engineer, you will be coordinating the day-to-day Galileo mission segment design and development activities at the prime contractor’s premises, liaising with the ESA Galileo Mission Segment Engineering Manager. You will also be responsible for coordinating the design, development and evolutions required for the new Galileo services in the area of orbit determination and time synchronisation (ODTS). You will ensure the security monitoring, thread detection and vulnerability corrections of the ground mission segment at the SECMON (security monitoring) prime contractor’s premises.

Job Requirements: You must have a master's in physics, electrical or aerospace engineering, or a related field. You must have at least five years of technical experience in a field directly related to the position. Knowledge and experience of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and team collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence, or similar) are required. You should be able to demonstrate that you can work in a fast-paced environment and handle pressure as may typically occur in a project team. You must be eligible for security clearance from your national security administration.

Benefits: ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged. At the Agency we value diversity, and we welcome people with disabilities. Whenever possible, we seek to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing the necessary support at the workplace.

Application Details: During the recruitment process, the Agency may request applicants to undergo selection tests. Additionally, successful candidates will need to undergo basic screening before appointment, which will be conducted by an external background screening service, in compliance with the European Space Agency's security procedures.

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