We are looking for a Safety Engineer (E3) to join our Modis Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands.
Modis Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years’ experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Modis is a long-standing business partner of the European Space Agency (ESA), with more than 120 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESA’s activities.
Specific tasks to be performed:
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;
To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background / experience is required:
University degree (MSc minimum) in relevant area;
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.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands.
At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work hands-on with mission design, spacecraft and space technology.
Almost all ESA projects - except launchers - are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites.
ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator (LSS), acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multi-axis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory (EPL).
Please send your CV to email@example.com before 04/12/2019