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Galileo System Control Centre IVQ Engineer

European Space Agency

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Posted 4 weeks ago

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Join the forefront of space exploration as a Galileo System Control Centre IVQ Engineer at ESA's Technology Centre

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Fucino, IT - Resident Assignment

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Embark on a stellar career with the European Space Agency (ESA), an organization committed to exploring the cosmos and pushing the boundaries of our understanding. At ESA's Technology Centre in the Netherlands, you will be part of a team dedicated to the Galileo project, Europe's state-of-the-art satellite navigation system. This is your chance to work on a global scale, integrating and qualifying systems that are critical to this cutting-edge, intercontinental endeavour.

  • Coordinate ground segment and system integration, verification, and qualification (IVQ) activities.
  • Manage on-site IVQ and deployment planning.
  • Ensure implementation of ground segment interfaces with satellite manufacturing and AIT facilities.
  • Handle ESA level deployment planning and documentation management.
  • Master's degree in physics, electrical, aerospace engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum five years of technical experience in a related position.
  • Proficiency in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence.
  • Good knowledge of large-scale distributed ground segment infrastructure.
  • Understanding of GNSS technology and infrastructure is a plus.
  • Regular travel required for operational site visits and AIV factory coordination.
  • Security clearance eligibility is mandatory.
  • Open to nationals from specific ESA member states and associated countries.

We are looking for a Galileo System Control Centre IVQ 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 a Galileo System Control Centre IVQ Engineer, you will be resident at the Galileo GCC-I Control Centre in Fucino (L’Aquila, Italy). Your responsibilities will include coordinating the day-to-day ground segment and system IVQ (integration, verification and qualification) and deployment activities; managing the on-site IVQ and deployment planning through participation at the mid term planning Meetings (MTPs) and change control boards (CCBs); ensuring implementation of ground segment interfaces with satellite manufacturing and satellite AIT facilities; and managing the ESA level deployment planning and documentation.

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. Good knowledge of large-scale distributed ground segment infrastructure is also required. Knowledge of GNSS technology and infrastructure would be considered an asset.

Benefits: We are 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.

Application Details: You must be prepared to travel on a regular basis, as many of the activities will take place on operational sites or at the AIV factories. You must be eligible for security clearance from your national security administration. Please note that applications can only be considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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