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Vacancy for Transition Engineer at ESA in the Netherlands

Vacancy for Transition Engineer at ESA in the Netherlands

Country: Netherlands
City: Noordwijk
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Apply for the Vacancy for Transition Engineer at ESA in the Netherlands. The deadline for the application is 12th November 2020.

Organization: European Space Agency (ESA)

Title: G1G/G2G Ground Transition Engineer

The Transition Engineer supports the procurement and development of the next generation of the Ground Segment for Galileo.


The main duties of the G1G/G2G Ground Transition Engineer will include:

  • leading consolidation of an optimal G1G/G2G transition scenario;
  • Also, supporting the specification and design of transitory G1G/G2G interfaces and functionality as required to implement the G1G/G2G transition scenario;
  • Likewise, supporting management of the 2nd Generation Galileo Ground Segment unclassified and classified Technical Baseline (applicable requirements and standards);
  • Additionally, supporting definition of the 2nd Generation Galileo Ground Segment Statement of Work according to the applicable ECSS standards and system design objectives;
  • Likewise, providing support to the 2nd Generation Galileo System Design activities as necessary to ensure consistency with the G1G/G2G transition scenario
  • supporting specification of prototyping and pre-development activities to support the G1G/G2G transition scenario;
  • Furthermore, regular reporting to the Head of the Galileo G2 Ground Segment Management Service;
  • supporting Ground Segment reviews according to the SoW milestones and applicable ECSS standards

Technical competencies

  • In-depth knowledge of Galileo system and ground segment architecture
  • Experience with both Platform and Payload Operations as well as with the design, development, maintenance and application of related operational and ground segment tools and methods
  • Also, the knowledge and experience in the fields of Navigation and related data processing and performances aspect
  • State-of-the-art knowledge in area of IT Infrastructure and software development and related IT trends in industry
  • Likewise, knowledge and understanding of cyber security matters
  • Similarly, solid understanding/knowledge of requirements engineering


Behavioral competencies

Customer Focus

Planning & Organization

Results Orientation




A Master’s degree in information technology, electrical engineering or other scientific discipline

Additional requirements

  • You must have, or be able to obtain, security clearance to ‘ESA Secret’ level.
  • You should have a good knowledge of Agile software engineering techniques. Knowledge of a scaled agile methodology would be a further advantage.
  • Experience and understanding of the following technologies and engineering practices would also be considered an asset

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline12 November,2020
Company NameESA



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