Galileo Control Segment SCCF Support Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-4611
  • Location Noordwijk, The Netherlands
  • Closing date 27 September 2021
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HE Space is a successful international space company. For nearly 40 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Galileo Control Segment SCCF (Satellite Constellation Control Facility) Support Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

As Galileo Control Segment SCCF (Satellite Constellation Control Facility) Support Engineer you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for supporting and following up the procurement carried out by the Ground Control Segment (GCS) Prime industrial contractor for the Satellite Constellation Control Facility (SCCF) element:
  1. Ensuring from a technical point of view that the element is correctly implemented, tested, delivered and verified, such that it is acceptable for integration into the GCS and meets the overall ESA requirements;
  2. Resolving directly with the GCS Prime all minor technical and programmatic problems, including the management of Evolution Maintenance Requests, covering enhancements requested by the Operations team;
  3. In all activities, maintain a constant awareness of the cost and schedule impact of any decisions made, carefully trading off the benefits to the mission against any possible delays and additional costs for topics related to Networks;
  • Interface with other areas of the project on SCCF related topics:
  1. Support and interactions with other areas of the project (systems, space segment, operations, GMS, Security) for the provision of expertise related to GCS interfaces and functionality for the topics related to Networks and cybersecurity;
  • Support the preparation of G2G (Galileo Second Generation) Procurement actions in the area of Networks:
  1. Support the G2G procurement activities related to the GCS aspects and extended to other areas as required;
  2. Contribution to the definition of the Ground Segment requirements;
  3. Technical management of study contracts placed with European industry, including technical follow-up of industrial teams as required;
  4. Follow up of Phase B0 and preparation of Phase B1;
  5. Evaluation of proposals and support to reviews;
  • Report on progress and status of the development and other activities to the Head of Galileo G1 GCS Management Service:
  1. Informing the GCS Technical Manager of any major technical and programmatic problem having cost and schedule impact;
  2. Regularly reporting on the status of the Networks development within GCS;
  3. Regularly reporting on the follow-up of G2G developments;

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Master’s degree in engineering or relevant discipline;
  • Knowledge of IT technology (including virtualization) and Networks;
  • Knowledge and experience of the design and performance of satellite communications systems;
  • Knowledge and experience of Satellite Control and Monitoring Systems including its operations, architecture and implementation;
  • Knowledge of the development, test and verification as well as deployment of ground segments;
  • Autonomy in writing minutes of meetings, technical notes, specifications and reports;
  • Experience in procurement of industrial activities is desirable;
  • Availability and willingness to travel for missions inside or outside Europe;
  • The personnel assigned to carry out the above activities must eligible for a Personal Security Clearances (PSC) from a country within the EU, issued by their national security administration(s);
  • Fluency in English is mandatory; knowledge of another European language is an advantage;

This job is located in Noordwijk. We welcome applicants who are available from January 2022 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

  • If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send your CV together with a letter of motivation (both in English and in Word) to Viktoria Panicharova, by clicking on the button “Apply for this job” quoting job NL-HP-4611 before 21-Sep-21.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

Galileo Control Segment SCCF Support Engineer

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Viktoria Panicharova
Viktoria Panicharova
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