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Ground Segment Engineer

We are currently looking for several Ground Segment Engineers to follow and support Galileo’s ground segment level engineering and evolution activities. This position is based in the following locations:

  • Toulouse, France
  • Prague, Czech Republic
  • Galileo is Europe’s Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), providing improved positioning and timing information with significant positive implications for many European services and users. The objective of this role is to support the ground segment engineering activities.

    Tasks and Activities

    The scope of work will include:

  • Review of the technical documentation and ensure consistency with system level documentation;
  • Interface with industrial and/or institutional player and service operator for aspects related to operability improvements to be injected in future industrial contract amendments.
  • Participate in the ground segment evolutions development reviews and CCB relevant to the tasks under her/his responsibility.
  • Review of the technical documentation generated by technical assistance (SETA) team;
  • Support the qualification/acceptance reviews of new releases of the Ground Segment up to services roll-out.
  • Contribute to the analysis of anomalies raised by the service operator and participate in the relevant anomaly review boards.
  • Support the preparation of requirements, launch, and management of the procurements for the ground infrastructure.
  • Support the assessment of the performance of the ground infrastructure industrial contractors, through the review of the relevant KPIs and deliverables, and propose actions and improvements to address issues and opportunities.
  • Prepare and support the development and deployment of ground infrastructure related to additional EU space programme components.
  • Support requirements engineering performed at system level.
  • Support maintenance of system architecture diagrams managed at system level.
  • Skills and Experience

    The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Master’s Degree in Aerospace, Engineering or a relevant technical domain.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in satellite ground segment engineering with demonstrated experience in Galileo.
  • Experience in operations and/or deployment of a complex system.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English.
  • Organised, dynamic and proactive.
  • Security clearance (EU Secret) will be necessary, therefore only nationals of the EU countries will be considered for this role.
  • Ability to travel on missions when needed to other locations.
  • Ground Segment Engineer

    RHEA GROUP, Brussels
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