Safety Engineer

  • Safety Engineer

    Deadline For Applications: 4/1/2018

    For one of our main customers ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Safety Engineer.

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!

For one of our main customers ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Safety Engineer.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • o Provide safety engineering support to the ISS flight operations team;
  • o Provide support to ESA and users operations team for the correct interpretation and implementation of applicable ISS mission safety requirements;
  • o Provide safety engineering support to definition and approval of ISS maintenance operations;
  • o Provide safety-engineering support during mission preparation and execution for anomalies and unplanned maintenance;
  • o Provide technical support for interpretation of safety requirements, and for impact evaluation of new/revised requirements;
  • o Provide safety assessment of on-orbit anomalies. Support Columbus Anomaly Response Team (CART), Material Review Boards (MRB), failure investigations as required;
  • o Perform training activities as required;
  • o Support the review of Integrated Experiment Hazard Analysis (IEHA);
  • o Ensure that Operational Hazard Control Matrix (OHCM) database / LISA tables are updated by Industry/USOCs;
  • o Support the verification of ESA Operations Hazard Control ( eOCAD) Implementation byOperational teams;
  • o Support NASA Mission Evaluation Room (MER) Safety and NASA Flight OperationsDirectorate safety for approval of maintenance operations;
  • o Support the Operations Data File (ODF) and Mission Action Request MAR/CHIT process and related approvals;
  • o Perform safety of flight briefing and post flight lessons learned exercise.


  • o Clear and focused communication skills;
  • o Capacity to handle complex situation and complex environment;
  • o Extensive and proven knowledge of ESA ISS operations;
  • o Proven knowledge and experience in ESA Product Assurance and Safety;
  • o Extensive knowledge of system safety engineering principle, methods and processes;
  • o Detailed knowledge of system engineering key principle, methods and procedures;
  • o Knowledge of ESA and NASA safety certification process, including verification methods and procedures;
  • o Knowledge of ESA ISS Operations and its environment;
  • o Knowledge of the way safety data are generated, validated and retained in support of the program safety certification and follow up operations, including astronauts awareness and training as necessary;
  • o Extended understanding of the hazards which are intrinsic of a system and/or induced by space operations, and the way they are either eliminated or controlled;
  • o Detailed knowledge of the ISS system, subsystems and payloads/experiments, of safety requirements and of their implementation constraints.

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.