Dependability and Safety Engineer

Location: Noordwijk, Netherlands Application deadline: October 30, 2020 Reference number: 645
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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 Dependability and Safety Engineer to work for our client in the city of Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Support to projects in the evaluation and monitoring of plans, technical specifications and efforts proposed for the execution of the dependability and safety programs.
  • Evaluation of dependability and safety analyses, technical notes, technical risk assessments, risk reduction processes and the associated preventive or corrective actions.
  • Support collection and exploitation of In-orbit data.
  • Support R&D activities (e.g. TRP, GSP, GSTP, CDs Dossiers etc.).
  • Contribute to continual improvement of the RAMS methods and tools.
  • Support preparation of training courses and materials as well organisations of conferences and workshops.
  • Defining and controlling the implementation of the applicable dependability and safety related acceptance requirements including risk acceptance criteria.
  • Support dependability and safety verification activities, including hazard close-out and disposition of related NCR, RFW and Critical Items.
  • Participating in project reviews to assess compliance with the applicable RAMS requirements and to formulate accept/reject recommendations.
  • Support preparation and assessment of Safety Data Package for Safety Authority approval.
  • Participate in collaborative activities with universities, research institutes and industry.

 Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • PhD or Master’s Degree in Engineering from a recognised Institution of secondary studies or equivalent with at least 4 years of relevant experience.
  • You have experience in design and engineering of safety critical systems.
  • You have relevant experience in application of RAMS engineering to space programs, including in ground and/or ground based systems and operations.
  • A hands-on knowledge of the RAMS analyses and methodologies (Hardware and Software).
  • Experience in preparation of relevant RAMS documentation during the overall project life-cycle.
  • Knowledge of ECSS dependability and safety standards.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Experience in dependability and safety engineering management processes and objectives and experience during operations.
  • Experience in the field of ground safety and projects assistance in obtaining the relevant launch centre safety certification.
  • Knowledge of RTCA/DO-178C “Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification” and related certification schemes, and experience in interfacing certification authorities.
  • Knowledge of EU Safety Directive as “Directive 98/37/EC Machinery”, Directive 99/92/EC Risk from Explosive Atmospheres”, “Directive 97/23/EC Pressure Equipment” and other safety directives relevant for space.
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate RAMS tools.
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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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