Software PA Support Engineer

  • Software PA Support Engineer

    Deadline For applications; 18/07/2019

    ATG is currently recruiting for a Software PA Support Engineer to join ESA-ESAC in Madrid Spain.

Job overview

The European Space Agency is ATGs biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europes gateway to Space!

ATG is currently recruiting for a Software PA Support Engineer to join ESA-ESAC in Madrid Spain.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Professional experience on SW engineering and quality assurance;
  • Experience on ESA software engineering processes and standards is an asset;
  • Experience in tools as JIRA, Sonar, Confluence, Jenkins, Git, Nexus, Maven is an asset;
  • Experience in the development, operation and maintenance of ESA ground segment facilities and some scientific background is an asset;
  • The support tasks including the following: Contribute to the establishing of the programmatic and technical software PA requirements within the framework of the ESA Software policy;
  • Evaluate Contractors plans, technical specifications and efforts proposed for the execution of S/W PA programme;
  • Monitor and evaluate S/W PA analyses, reports and technical notes;
  • Participate to project reviews, meetings, Configuration Control Boards, Non-conformance Review Boards and Software Review Boards;
  • Prepare design trade-offs, analyses and reports using metrics to support project decisions;
  • Participate to software product evaluations and process assessments;
  • Establish and maintain databases to track NCRs, RFWs, action items etc. as required.

Requirements

  • Masters degree in software engineering or computer science with background on space engineering;
  • Relevant professional work experience;
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate working tools;
  • Practical experience in applying ECSS S/W standards;
  • Knowledge and proven experience in the following areas: Configuration management of complex systems;
  • Software engineering and PA in critical applications;
  • o Professional experience on SW engineering and product/quality assurance;
  • o Experience on ESA software engineering processes and standards is an asset;
  • o Experience in tools as JIRA, Sonarq, Confluence, Jenkins, Git, Nexus, Maven is an asset;
  • o Experience in the development, operation and maintenance of ESA ground segment facilities and some scientific background is an asset.

What do we offer

ATG Europe offers excellent working conditions and provides you with all the necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients.