Biomass System Engineer

Location: Italy, Frascati Application deadline: October 30, 2020 Reference number: 581
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

We are currently looking for a Biomass System Engineer to work for our client in the city of Frascati, Italy.

The Biomass System Engineer will provide management and specialized engineering support to ESA/ESRIN for the development of the Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) of the ESA Biomass mission. He/She will be responsible for the technical coordination of the PDGS development during all its phases.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • PDGS system requirements specification.
  • PDGS architectural design specification.
  • PDGS sub-systems requirements definition.
  • PDGS sub-systems Industrial Procurement preparation.
  • PDGS Integration and Validation specification.
  • Support to the GS Integration and Validation.
  • PDGS preparation for Launch.
  • PDGS Commissioning phase preparation and coordination.
  • PDGS Operational phase preparation.
  • PDGS Evolutions specification.

 Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree or equivalent qualification, preferably engineer or in Remote Sensing.
  • Strong experience on ground segments implementation, in particular on:
    • Analysis and definition of PDGS system requirements.
    • Design of PDGS system.
    • Development of Payload Data Ground Segments sub-systems.
    • Definition and execution of system integration, verification and validation activities.
    • Analysis and estimation of system performances.
    • System and Software anomalies management: reporting, analysis, classification and resolution.
  • Project management experience, preferably in the field of Earth Observation Ground Segment Development.
  • Knowledge of the ECSS standards and, as an asset, documentation and configuration control management techniques.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Knowledge of the ESA Earth Explorers missions (and instruments) and processes related to their PDGS development.
  • Programming skills (in order to develop tools for the accomplishment of the PDGS engineering, testing and validation, etc.).
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We employ over 500 staff working across 10 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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