Simulation Technical Expert

  • Simulation Technical Expert

    Deadline for applications 22/04/2019

    For one of our customers we are currently recruiting a Simulation Technical Expert for their location in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Job overview

Our Client is an intergovernmental organisation with 41 Members and 2 Comprehensive Agreement States. They are committed to building, together with their partners, a Single European Sky that will deliver the Air Traffic Management (ATM) performance required for the twenty-first century and beyond.With more than 1,900 highly qualified professionals spread over four European countries, deploying their expertise to address ATM challenges. Their expertise is unrivalled: covering both operational and technical elements; advising on both civil and military aspects of ATM and having experience at bringing States with different needs together for a common goal.

For one of our customers we are currently recruiting a Simulation Technical Expert for their location in Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Establishment of the technical requirements for the whole simulation platform (due to planning constraints, for the HMI only, this will be done by the operational expert in close co-operation of the team in charge of developing the HMI;
  • the contracted STC will nevertheless remain in charge of the overall testing of the simulation platform, including the HMI);
  • Specification and development of the platform software and hardware specifications;
  • Definition of the ESCAPE simulator platform;
  • Definition of the eDEP Tower simulator platform in case its necessary to run Tower RTS;
  • Management the change requests (collect, assess, plan, discuss, implement );
  • Definition of the testing and acceptance criteria;
  • organise, plan and supervise the test and acceptance sessions;
  • Co-ordination with work package leaders and ESCAPE technical managers (reviews and acceptance) of any other platform related activity;
  • Co-ordinate all platform related activities with the other team members, and in particular with the assistant STC, the operational expert and the team in charge of HMI, the Audiolan and the hardware layout of the platform;
  • Implementation of the exercise versions of the simulation (supervise proper running of the exercise, recording of the data, saving and logging of files );
  • Production of technical reports.


  • Confirmed experience in the technical configuration of the EUROCONTROL ESCAPE simulator or similar simulators, including national simulators;
  • Good understanding of air traffic management concepts;
  • Excellent command of the English language and in particular with the drafting of reports;
  • Abide by the working methods of the airspace simulation section and work in close coordination with EUROCONTROL Simulator Technical Coordinator team leader;
  • Ability to guarantee the continuity of the support all along the duration of the project. Contingency measures must be described in case of unexpected unavailablility;
  • Good level in software development, mainly based on Java or C++. Shall be familiar with development process, quality management, and documentation.

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.