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Client and Location
The European Space Agency is ATG's biggest client. They are an international organisation with 22 member states with sites in the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, UK and Belgium. ESA is Europe's gateway to Space!
For our client, the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Safety Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Independent Safety Office.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Support the ESA Safety Review Panel chairman in the conduct of ESA safety reviews for the certification of International Space Station systems and payloads;
Provide technical support to projects for the interpretation of safety requirements and the preparation of the safety review data package;
Assess safety analyses and safety compliance data packages prepared by cargo items providers (industrial contractors, experimenters, National Agencies, ISS commercial users) and provide detailed written feedback;
Support safety review meetings as Operations Safety panel expert;
Review the implementation of entries in the ESA Operations Control Agreement Database (eOCAD);
Support ESA in the review of ISS Change Requests relevant to Safety requirements;
Execute any other safety engineering related task upon request of the ESA Technical Responsible;
Provide support to the ESRP Chairperson for the aspect associated to resolution of technical issues and conduction of safety reviews;
Provide safety engineering support to the ISS flight operations team;
Provide safety-engineering support during mission preparation and execution for anomalies and unplanned maintenance;
Provide safety assessment of on-orbit anomalies.
University degree (Master) or equivalent qualification;
Relevant experience in the design and engineering of safety critical systems;
Hands-on knowledge of the safety analyses and methodologies;
Experience in human spaceflight safety with emphasis on the application of ISS safety requirements and processes;
Good interpersonal, organization and communication skills, with the ability to work in a diverse team environment;
Knowledge of ISS systems, subsystems and payloads, of ISS safety requirements and their related implementation;
Extended understanding of the hazard which are intrinsic of a system and /or induced by space operations, and the way they are eliminated or controlled;
Knowledge of the way safety data are generated, validated and retained in support of the ISS programme safety certification;
Knowledge of Configuration Management;
Familiarity with space product assurance practices is an advantage;
Capacity to handle complex situations and complex environment;
Extensive knowledge of system safety engineering principle, methods and processes;
Knowledge of ESA and NASA safety certification process, including verification methods and procedures is an asset;
Knowledge of ISS operations environment.
What do we offer?
ATG offers excellent working conditions and provide you with all the other 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.
About ATG Europe
Today, ATG is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space industry. Our headquarters is located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in Belgium, Sweden and Norway.
ATG People is the key player in delivering highly educated personnel for R&D environments throughout Europe. We are continually recruiting experienced Engineers for exciting, full-time positions based at our customers’ sites. As an ATG Engineer, you will be working on very diverse missions and assignments. This opens up unique opportunities to be engaged in innovative projects and challenging you to perform to high standards and utilizing the full extent of your professional knowledge.
Submit your CV and personal details through our website at www.jointhebrightestminds.com. For further questions, you can also contact our recruitment consultant Olive Ordoña directly on phone number +31 (0) 71 579 55 67.