PA and Safety Support Engineer  (ESA-ESTEC)


Sapienza Consulting is looking to recruit a PA and Safety Support Engineer to work for ESA-ESTEC, in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The candidate will be supporting the Galileo System PA&S Unit in all the activities related to the execution of the Galileo System Product Assurance and Safety Programme.

Responsibilities of the PA and Safety Support Engineer:

  • Provide PA&S support to the Galileo System Integration and Verification (SIV) activities
  • Review test procedures and test reports
  • Witness test executions and report on the status and the major issues
  • Support configuration inspections as needed
  • Participate in TRRs, PTRs, TRBs
  • Contribute to the identification and processing of non-conformances and to the proceedings of the Galileo Non-conformance Review Boards (NRB)
  • Participate in Project Reviews at System level, and at Segment level when requested, by reviewing documentations, raising comments and RIDs, discussing them with industry and providing feedback particularly on major critical areas
  • Provide PA&S support to Galileo Security related activities when required
  • Provide PA&S support to the GNSS Evolution development activities (e.g. Galileo Second Generation)
  • Monitoring and providing feedback on industrial Contractor activities
  • Support the implementation and maintenance of the Navigation Directorate Quality Management System

Profile of the PA and Safety Support Engineer:

  • PhD or Msc degree in Engineering
  • 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
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another member-state language is an asset
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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