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Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Galileo GMS IVQ Engineer

Expires: July 06, 2021

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Job Overview

We are looking for a Galileo GMS IVQ Engineer on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA) for their location in Noordwijk, The Netherlands, to support their GALILEO Ground Mission Segment (GMS) team working on GALILEO Ground Segment processing facilities. 
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the GMS design and evolution, with a specific focus on GMS Algorithms and performances (incl. RAMS aspects);
  • Ensure the design, development, deployment, verification, tuning and validation of the Ground Segment functions that generate and monitor the navigation products (i.e. Ephemeris, Clock, Group Delay, Code & Phase Biases, etc. ...) in line with the allocated performances for service provision (i.e. accuracy, continuity, integrity and availability requirements) and development constraints;
  • Evaluate GMS design evolutions for robustness improvements (eg. barrier enhancement and new functions);
  • Follow-up of the procurement actions related to the implementation of a set of GMS Elements; including support to the monitoring of industrial contracts for the developments and generating and reviewing relevant documentation such as technical requirements;
  • Participate in GMS related Integration, Verification and Qualification (IVQ) activities, such as test cases definition and preparation, formal tests witnessing, Verification Credit collection at Element and Segment level, anomalies follow-up at Element, Segment and System level;
  • Support to GMS engineering activities, as well as Galileo System level engineering activities, such as requirement engineering, change management and baseline evolutions (DCPs/DCNs), assessment of contractor’s RFDs/RFWs; new services evaluation and contribution to proposal assessments;
  • Contribute to GMS and System reviews and support to Galileo Ground Segment next generation developments.

Requirements

University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications and signal processing, electronic engineering, computer science or other scientific disciplines, as well as minimum 4 years of experience in these fields;
Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities, including participation in reviews;
Experience with the GNSS and GALILEO systems and equipment;
Specific knowledge in the design and testing of Ground Segment algorithms related to the generation and monitoring of the navigation products (i.e. Ephemeris, Clock, Group Delay, Code & Phase Biases...);
Specific knowledge on algorithms for clock ensembles, real-time clock anomaly detection and automatic fault compensation is considered an asset;
Good knowledge of Radio Navigation processing, simulation and testing systems;
Knowledge on Resource Abstraction layers (e.g. hyper convergence, virtualisation, containerisation) and data centric processing;
Knowledge of Agile software engineering techniques, in particular SAFe methodology, is an asset;
Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration;
For candidates with less than 10 years experience, please provide the relevant academic transcripts in order to give the Client a more complete candidate profile at the selection stage.

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