I&V Engineer

  • I&V Engineer

    Deadline for applications 28/10/2019

    This position is for a Multi-Mission Integration and Verification (IV) service of ground segments or sub-segments that are under the responsibility of EUMETSAT and that have been subject to development or evolutions.

Job overview

EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation created through an international Convention agreed by 30 European Member States. The primary objective of EUMETSAT is to establish, maintain and exploit European systems of operational meteorological satellites, taking into account as far as possible the recommendations of the World Meteorological Organization.

This position is for a Multi-Mission Integration and Verification (IV) service of ground segments or sub-segments that are under the responsibility of EUMETSAT and that have been subject to development or evolutions.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Verification Control: for the requirements to be verified by test propose/define the testing activities. Ensure the scope is in line with the expected versions and that the testing activities can be scheduled within the foreseen timeframe;
  • Observing and analysis of IV tests run at segment and/or subsegment level;
  • Writing of integration and verification test specifications;
  • Identification of test tools and test data needed (and plan any necessary development of test tools and the tuning/modification of test data);
  • Based on initial test specifications and other relevant documents (lower level test docs, user manuals, etc), write detailed test procedures;
  • By successive iterations, refine the test procedures until they are in a status ready to be executed;
  • Set up the test tools and refine the test data;
  • Analysis of problems and management of anomalies;
  • Contribute to or prepare the IV plans. Support the EUMETSAT team during the project reviews in relation to the IV documentation (plans, VCD, RTS etc.).Scheduling and executing of all the integration and verification activities in close coordination with EUMETSAT, including requesting use of common resources (such as MMEs);
  • Support to scheduling and executing of all the validation activities and testing in close coordination with EUMETSAT.

Requirements

  • At least 10 years of experience in the following areas:;
  • Ground segment and sub-segment level IV for Earth Observation missions;
  • Software development (full lifecycle) in line with well-established standards, preferably ECSS;
  • Further Requirements:;
  • Proven ability in IV of complex systems;
  • Requirements and verification management;
  • Formal testing at component, facility and system level;
  • Creation of suitable test cases, documentation and their execution;
  • Experience in benchmarking and stress testing;
  • Structured software development and verification;
  • Software maintenance, performance monitoring ECSS standards;
  • Experience in operational environments under strict change control Configuration control;
  • Experience in near real-time, Earth observation data processing, archiving, distribution;
  • Experience of satellite monitoring and control (e.g. SCOS-2000);
  • Knowledge of mission control functions;
  • Experience in satellite communications (packet TM/TC, PUS, SLE protocol) Ground Station monitoring and control;
  • Experience in Automated Testing;
  • Requirements and verification management using DOORS;
  • Scripting languages in a Linux environment;
  • Programming languages: C/C++, Java, Javascript, XML, Perl, Tcl/Tk;
  • Operating systems: UNIX/Linux and Windows;
  • Relational databases: MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL Networking: Internet protocols, TCP/IP programming, network monitoring.

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.