Ground Segment Software Engineer

  • Reference NL-HP-4126
  • Location Noordwijk , The Netherlands
  • Closing date 02 August 2019
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Caring about space experts like you for more than 35 years. Matchmaking the best candidates for engineering, scientific and administrative positions at our customers. Investing in you to support the development of the European space industry. This is HE Space. We are currently looking for a Ground Segment Software Engineer to support our customer in the Netherlands.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities                  

As part of the Ground Mission Segment Engineering and Elements Unit, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Support the consolidation and maintenance of the G1G/G2G ground segment requirement in line with the system baseline;
  • Provide support and act as interface for updates to G1G/G2G ground segment applicable ICDs in co-ordination with Interface co-ordinators;
  • Interface with System team on technical issues arising from segment technical notes dealing with G1G/G2G ground segment technical aspects;
  • Process G1G/G2G ground segment Non-compliance, RFD, and RFWs;
  • Contribute to G1G/G2G IVQ activities in support of the G1G/G2G ground segment AIV Manager;
  • Follow up G1G/G2G ground segment design and implementation both at element and segment level, including SW architecture, performance aspects and HW/SW COTS selection;
  • Assess the operability aspects of the G1G/G2G ground segment functions;
  • Assess the Data Analysis functions of the Ground Segment, i.e.:
    • consistent management of data within the ground segment (reception, storage and controlled access to archived data, data security (confidentiality, integrity and availability));
    • generation and presentation of associated result display and reporting;
    • integration of mission and technical data;
    • management of system configuration items;
    • application of data analysis technologies;
  • Provide technical support for the preparation, organization and management of all the G1G/G2G ground segment and system reviews;
  • Participate, in Galileo-related reviews and technical evaluation boards, in particular contributing to G1G/G2G ground segment requirements consolidation and design reviews;
  • Contribute to ESA procurement activities for G1G/G2G ground segment;
  • In performing these duties, the post holder is expected to interface closely with the Galileo Ground Segment Engineering Team, the Galilleo System Engineering Team, the Galileo Security Office, the Operations Team, the related industrial teams and the Product Assurance Office;
  • In addition, the post holder may have to support the definition and execution of activities of the Software Systems Division in his domain of expertise.

Skills & Experience

You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience:

  • Applicants for this post shall have a Master's degree or equivalent qualification in physics, electrical or aerospace engineering or a related field;
  • At least 5 years' experience in system-level engineering, design and implementation;
  • Knowledge and experience in the Big Data technologies, i.e. databases, machine learning, natural language processing, visualization techniques is mandatory;
  • Background and experience in navigation and security systems is desirable;
  • Knowledge of ground segment and satellite operations and infrastructure is an important asset;
  • Knowledge of ECSS standards is an asset;
  • Candidates are expected to have a proactive attitude to problem-solving, plus good planning and organizational skills. They should demonstrate responsible decision-making and be able to work and communicate effectively in a team setting;
  • Applicants must be eligible for security clearance by their national security administration.
  • 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 August 2019 (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) to Mr Leandros Foteinias clicking on the button “Apply for this job” ASAP but no later than 02-Aug-19 quoting job NL-HP-4126.

An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you!

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Leandros Foteinias
Leandros Foteinias
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