The European GNSS Agency (GSA) provides university students and graduates with a unique and first-hand experience in the working environment of the European Navigation Satellite Systems, and of the EU institutions in general. The trainee will support the Galileo service engineering activities in the Galileo Services Department of the Agency.
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The tasks will relate to the monitoring of the Galileo performance and to the management of technical requirements associated to the current and new services. The trainee will be expected to carry out under supervision the following duties:
-Contribute to the assessment of the Galileo performance of current services and their proposed updates, and the elaboration of the monthly and quarterly performance reports
-Contribute to the management of the technical baseline for the Galileo services, regarding the improvement of the configuration control tools and processes
-Support the team activities, notably for the preparation of meetings with stakeholders and the elaboration of technical documentation
-Nationality of any Member State of the European Union or Norway
-A recognised post-secondary or higher education degree (undergraduate or university education or equivalent), evidencing completion of a full cycle of study, or in the case of candidates who are at the end of their studies, an official attestation from their school or university stating the marks obtained
-Have an initial experience or specific expertise that is found of interest by of the Agency in one of the areas of work, obtained either through specialisation as part of the applicant’s studies, a dissertation or other research project conducted as part of their studies or through professional experience or a previous traineeship or otherwise
-Have a thorough knowledge of one official language of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union; one of these languages must be the working language of the Agency (English)
Candidates must submit their application electronically. The application must be composed of a duly signed CV in Europass format and a motivation letter (maximum one page) in English, the working language of the GSA.
Applications must be sent to email@example.com and received by 21st March 2019 at 11:59 am (Prague Local Time) and the subject title of the email should include “SURNAME Name Galileo Traineeship”.
Candidates are reminded not to wait until the final days before the closing date of applications’ submissions. The Agency cannot be held responsible for any last-minute malfunction due to any overflow of the mailbox.