Are you fascinated about Space? Do you have a working experience in the field of Product Assurance? You could be our new PA and Safety Support Engineer. Come and join talented diverse Serco team at the European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) based in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.
Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions.
What we offer if you join our amazing team:
• Competitive Salary
• Corporate Benefits Package
• Exciting relocation package (if applicable)
• Company events
As part of the Product Assurance Management Section at ESA/ESTEC, you will have the following responsibilities:
Support the Galileo Ground Segment PA Unit in all the activities related to the execution of the Galileo Ground Segment and Software Product Assurance and Safety Programme.
This includes the following main tasks:
Guiding and monitoring the implementation of Ground Segment and Software PA&S requirements in order to assess performance/effectiveness, participation in design reviews and directing the necessary preventive or corrective actions;
Supporting the process for evaluation and approval of waivers and deviations;
Supporting the project non-conformance process and attendance/organization of non-conformance/anomaly and software review boards as necessary;
Ensuring the implementation of the Ground Segment and Software PA Requirements baseline across the applicable Galileo Ground Segments;
Monitoring the ground segment and software integration and test activities with quality audits, test witnessing and configuration inspections;
Supporting the definition of the formal acceptance requirements and conduction of acceptance reviews of all contractual deliverable items;
Ensuring the preparation of design trade-offs, analyses and reports using RAMS data to support project decisions;
Supporting security and cyber-security activities for ground segments as appropriate;
Support the maintenance of the Navigation Directorate Quality Management System.
Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should bring:
Minimum of 10 years experience in the space sector including 5 years in Product and Quality Assurance;
Excellent interpersonal skills are needed, together with a high degree of organizational and communication abilities, and comfortable with working in a diverse and multinational team environment; Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration.
The position requires a strong profile of Software PA, with specific experience (or knowledge of) the following areas:
software engineering (development, maintenance or testing);
agile practices for software development;
hands-on experience with static code analysis and tools;
alternative software development life-cycles, continuous integration and tools.
Though part of the generic Work Package, the below activities are not a strong
requirement for this specific position:
Guiding and monitoring the application and procurement of EEE parts, materials and processes and controlling implementation of applicable requirements;
Produce reports on guidance provided, monitoring activities performed and status of compliance to applicable requirements.
Support to launch campaigns.
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About The Company
Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries. In Europe, Serco supports governments and international organisations in the delivery of essential public services with operations in Belgium, France and French Guyana, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland.
What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service and to keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play. We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.
As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers.
A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.
If you share our values and want to join a team of over 50,000 passionate colleagues globally we want to hear from you.
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