Safety Engineer

  • Safety Engineer

    Deadline for applications 08/03/2019

    For one of our main clients, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Safety Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, supporting the Independent Safety Office.

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 clients, ESA/ESTEC, we are currently looking for a Safety Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, supporting the Independent Safety Office.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Support the ESA Safety Review Panel chairman in the conduct of ESA safety reviews for the certification of International Space Station systems and payloads;
  • Provide technical support to projects for the interpretation of safety requirements and the preparation of the safety review data package;
  • Perform ESA Safety Review Panel secretarial tasks for data package distribution, reviews planning and logistics, collection of reviewers inputs, issue of official ESRP minutes of meeting ensuring that they are executed according to the process requirements in SSP 30599 and the complementary ESA processes;
  • Perform preliminary assessment of safety data package readiness for review;
  • Track and process action items responses and safety verifications closeouts;
  • Upload of documentation in NASA and ESA databases;
  • Assess safety analyses and safety compliance data packages prepared by cargo items providers (industrial contractors, experimenters, National Agencies, ISS commercial users) and provide detailed written feedback;
  • Support ESA in the review of ISS Change Requests relevant to Safety requirements;
  • Execute any other safety engineering related task upon request of the ESA Technical Responsible;
  • Provide support to the ESRP Chairperson for the aspect associated to resolution of technical issues and conduction of safety reviews;
  • Prepare weekly report on the executed safety engineering activities.

Requirements

  • Experience in the design and engineering of safety critical systems;
  • Hands-on knowledge of the safety analyses and methodologies;
  • Experience in human spaceflight safety with emphasis on the application of ISS safety requirements and processes and knowledge of ISS systems, subsystems and payloads would be an asset;
  • Good interpersonal, organization and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment;
  • Understanding of the hazards which are intrinsic of a system and /or induced by space operations, and the way they are eliminated or controlled;
  • Knowledge of the way safety data are generated, validated and retained in support of the ISS programme safety certification;
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management;
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices is an advantage;
  • Capacity to handle complex situations and complex environment;
  • Knowledge of system safety engineering principle, methods and processes.

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.

Contact Olive Ordoña

Olive

"Be serious when necessary, but laugh when it’s there." That’s the motto I live by and the motto I try to convey to my candidates.

Email

olive.ordona@atg-europe.com

Phone

+31 6 1819 1421

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