Software Product Assurance Support Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)


Sapienza is looking to recruit a Software PA Support Engineer to work ESA-ESTEC in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

Responsibilities of the Software PA Support Engineer:

  • Contribute to the establishing of the programmatic and technical software PA requirements within the framework of the ESA Software policy
  • Evaluate Contractor’s plans, technical specifications and efforts proposed for the execution of the S/W PA program
  • Monitor and evaluate S/W PA analyses, reports and technical notes
  • Participate to project reviews, meetings, Configuration Control Boards, Non-conformance Review Boards and Software Review Boards
  • Prepare design trade-offs, analyses and reports using metrics to support project decisions
  • Participate to software product evaluations and process assessments
  • Establish and maintain databases to track NCRs, RFWs, action items etc. as required

Profile of the Software PA Support Engineer:

  • Master’s degree in software engineering or computer science with background on space engineering
  • At least 4 years of previous relevant practical working experience
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate working tools
  • Practical experience in applying ECSS S/W standards
  • Knowledge and proven experience in the following areas:
    o Configuration management of complex systems
    o Software engineering and PA in critical applications
  • 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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