Certification Engineer for Space Programmes

Location: Toulouse, France Application deadline: April 27, 2021 Reference number: 713
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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 have over 600 staff working across 11 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 Certification Engineer to work in the beautiful city of Toulouse to follow and support the Space Programmes managed by the EU.

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for operations, service provision, security and market development for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By creating a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for the development of new high-tech industry, leading to job creation and economic growth. These flagship European space programmes, which embody what can be achieved when Europe works together, are already bringing real benefits to people and business in Europe and around the world.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Monitor and control system certification related activities in support of the European space programme Service Providers.
  • Ensure the continued compliance of the EGNOS Safety-of-Life (SoL) service provision to the established certification regulatory requirements.
  • Elaborate and maintain certification requirements applicable to the service and system evolutions, and verifying their implementation within the system design, development and operations/service provision phases.
  • Maintain the current aviation certification framework for the delivery of the EGNOS SoL services and developing new frameworks where necessary for other users.
  • Liaise with the stakeholders contributing to provision of the EGNOS SoL Service (in particular the EGNOS service provider, EASA, ESA, EC).
  • Support the safety manager for any topics related to the continued safety of the services wherever applicable.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Master’s Degree in Aerospace, Engineering or a relevant technical domain.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working performing the above tasks mentioned.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of space system engineering.
  • Experience with international standardisation processes and institutions.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English.
  • Organised, dynamic and proactive.
  • Security clearance (EU Secret) will be necessary, therefore only nationals of the EU countries will be considered for this role.
  • Ability to travel on missions when needed to other locations.

The following skills and experience are advantageous:

  • Experience and background in GNSS programme(s).
  • Experience in complex projects and/or subcontractor management.
  • Experience in working in an international institutional environment.
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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 have over 600 staff working across 11 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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