Job Offer

Space Segment System Engineer

Application Open Date: 
18/06/2020 - 10:45
Deadline Date: 
07/07/2020 - 23:59
Location(s): 
Prague, Czech Republic
Agency: 
GSA
Grade: 
AD7
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Space Segment System Engineer will be involved in the engineering, assembly integration and test, and launch activities of the Satellites of the Galileo System. The space segment procurement related activities are performed by a team of engineers and senior engineers with specific space segment competences. The specific area of responsibility of the Space Segment System Engineer will be defined depending on the operational needs, priorities and his/her main area(s) of competence. The Space Segment System Engineer tasks and responsibilities will in principle include: •Contribute to the technical management of the space segment activities; •Elaborate the technical specifications for the procurement of new Galileo Satellites; •Provide technical expertise related to satellite requirements and performance; •Provide technical support to the launcher interface definition; •Contribute to the engineering activities reviewing the Satellite Design documentation; •Review of the Satellite platform and payload Assembly Integration and Verification (AIV) plan, and lower level AIV plans (subsystem and units); •Support the oversight of satellite production, from integration readiness up to qualification and acceptance review; •Review the Satellite platform and payload Assembly Integration and Test (AIT) plan, and lower level AIT plans (subsystem and units) and support the preparation of all major reviews; •Participate in Test Readiness Reviews (TRR) / Post-Test Reviews (PTR) for all satellite and payload testing phases; •Review non-conformance reports(s), requests for deviation(s)/waiver(s); •Support the proper execution of launch services between satellite AIV/T and launch authorities as well as the definition and implementation of the launch campaigns of the satellites; •Contribute to the preparation and execution of the Launch and Early Operations Phase (LEOP); •Support the preparation and execution of the Satellite In-Orbit Verification and Commissioning activities; •Prepare the mid/long term strategy with respect to Satellite procurement, Satellite evolution and constellation replenishment; •Ensure that in-orbit experience is considered for the preparation of the recurrent satellites; Prepare for, participate and represent the GSA in relevant boards, such as Change Control Boards, from the space segment point of view; Support the Galileo Services Department and the GSA management as needed.
Reference ID: 
GSA/2020/TA/011
Vacancy Type: 
Public
Job Status: 
Open