Ground Segment System Engineering [deadline 24th October 2017]

The tasks to be performed will include:

  • Contribute to the maintenance, for all the operational ground systems, of a complete and consistent set of System Technical Documentation.
  • Perform technical analysis of system architecture and specification evolutions or major upgrades of the operational ground systems, for interfaces coherence and compatibility check with other ongoing developments;
  • Define the IV&V testing approach for major evolutions of the operational ground systems and contribute to the co-ordination of the installation, integration and verification of new systems into the Operational infrastructure;
  • Contribute to the various OPS & TSS Projects and associated reviews, as required, providing System Engineering support during the design phase and contribute actively to the definition of the IV&V activities;
  • Perform analysis, investigations and resolution of system level anomalies.
  • Provide expert inputs to the SEP System Engineering Team Leader on all related activities as requested;
  • Support the OPS regular coordination processes, including CRBs and ARBs, as requested.


In addition to having a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant technical discipline, the person shall have the following:

  • Extensive experience in the analysis of systems applications and modelling;
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience in the field of systems engineering and architectural design;
  • Strong background in the use of modelling and design tools in support of architectural design activities (e.g. Vitech CORE, Enterprise Architect);
  • Sound knowledge of space and ground system engineering processes, and system and software life-cycles and standards.
  • Experience in Model Based Systems Engineering methods, techniques and tools;
  • Definition, management and traceability of requirements structure with the support of dedicated tools (e.g. DOORS).
  • Experience in Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) of complex systems

In addition, experience in the following of at least two of the following areas:

  • Satellite monitoring and control systems (including Flight Dynamics and S/C Simulator aspects)
  • Data processing
  • Dissemination
  • Archive systems
  • Ground Stations

Apply by sending an email to with an updated Curriculum Vitae (using the online tool) with the EUROPASS CV format.