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    Job Description
    TitleGround Segment AIT/AIV Engineer
    Job codeRT-C/TEC-302
    Job posted on16/06/2016
    LocationNoordwijk
    CountryNetherlands
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin a month
    Job Description

    *    Specific Tasks

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    The Contractor will be assigned to the System Modelling and Functional Verification section in the Software Systems Division, Systems, Software and In-Orbit Demonstration Department, Directorate of Technical and Quality Management.
    The initial task will be performed for the Galileo Ground Mission Segment Engineering & Element Section, Ground Mission Segment Division, Ground Segment Department, Galileo Project Office.
    After appropriate familiarisation, the position encompasses the responsibility for the Operability Chain based on MUCF, MSF,
    GACF and VTP. The position is supported by the respective Technical Officers for the MUCF, MSF, and GACF. 
    Responsibilities and duties include in particular: 
    • Ensuring the engineering, development, deployment, verification and validation of Galileo Operability Chain functions (MUCF, MSF, VTP, GACF) in the areas of monitoring & control of Galileo assets, archiving, real-time and off-line mission monitoring, mission uplink and control, mission support, training and maintenance. 
    • Ensuring the definition of interfaces and data formats for the data exchange of the Galileo Operability Chain Facilities. 
    • Assessment of the overall GMS operability and integrated logistic support (ILS) aspects of the GMS functions including the verification of the related operational procedures. 
    • Assessment of operational improvements provided by the GMS operators, coordination of discussion and agreement with GMS operators and GMS industrial partners as part of regular GMS-OPS Working Group meetings and organization of MMI workshops. 
    • Supporting the definition of Galileo GMS IVQ Plan in the area of the Operability Chain Facilities; ensuring follow-up and monitoring of Industry AIV activities and participation to formal verification activities 
    • Contribution to the preparation of ESA Procurement documents, evaluation of offers, negotiations and management of resulting contracts for all topics related to GMS Operability Chain elements. 
    • Contribution to all GMS Segment and System reviews and meetings for all topics related to GMS Operability Chain elements. 
    • Preparing, supporting and follow-up the procurements actions and industry contracts with regard to the implementation of the VTP. 
    • Supporting the engineering, development, deployment, verification and validation of VTP. 
    • Support to Operations related to operability and ILS aspects, eg. spares management, training organization, etc. 
    • Contribution to the GMS overall Engineering activities (Requirements Engineering, Change Management and Baseline evolutions, Assessments of RFD/RFWs, HW/SW COTS, obsolescence management, etc.) 
    • Support to the introduction of a new State-of-the-Art hardware infrastructure (virtualized platform, data-centric design, etc,) 


    *     Specific Competence Requirements

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     The candidate shall have practical experience of working in Ground Segment and system verification. 
    • University degree (Master's) in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or equivalent. 
    • Ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team within the boundaries of assigned tasks and a stringent schedule; 
    • Extensive understanding of Galileo Operations; 
    • Good understanding of Ground Segment engineering, in particular for functional chains 
    • Experience in Ground Segment Integration and verification; 
    • Proficient in the English language (spoken and written).
    Ability to travel to the operational centres premises frequently and to act as on-site support where appropriate during the facilities test campaigns. 

    Contact information
    CompanyVITROCISET Belgium Sprl
    Contact nameMassimiliano Mazza
    AddressRue Devant les Hêtres,2
    TRANSINNE (SOUTH OF BELGIUM)
    Belgium
    6890
    Phone+32 61 23 00 04
    Fax+32 61 23 02 69
    Emailjobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com
    Web Pagehttp://www.vitrocisetbelgium.com


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