Start Date: ASAP
Location: Fucino, Italy
Working hours: full time, 40h/week
Submission deadline: 28th April 2024
Requirement: EU citizenship

To support our Service Team for the Galileo Mission, we are currently seeking to employ a motivated and enthusiastic Ground Segment IV&V Engineer. The main objective will be to provide technical support to Galileo operations and all Ground Mission Segment related activities.

Security requirements:
In line with security requirements, the candidate must hold a European citizenship. Evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Perform activities related to minor and major evolutions of the Ground Mission Segment Infrastructure
  • Participate in IV&V campaigns for the Galileo Ground Mission Segment (mainly software based elements)  
  • Upgrade the end-to-end integrated maintenance and troubleshooting environment  
  • Collaborate with operations and other maintenance teams for problem management, system restoration, vulnerability management and handling of security incidents  
  • Investigate and analyse software anomalies  
  • Define and maintain workarounds and troubleshooting procedures  
  • Participate in the Anomaly Review Boards   
  • Test and deploy software maintenance releases
  • Generate maintenance releases data packs

Your profile

  • University degree in Computer Science or a similar discipline
  • Experience in software integration, verification and validation   
  • Proficiency in Linux environments and virtualization  
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in space missions ground system operations or maintenance
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken
  • Knowledge of Galileo or other navigation ground segment would be a plus