Dependability and Safety Support Engineer

City
Noordwijk
Country
Netherlands
Application deadline
Friday, August 21, 2020
Reference number
629
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Description

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 Support Engineer to work in Noordwijk, The Netherlands.

Tasks and Activities

 

The scope of work will include:

  • Reporting to the Head of the Dependability and Safety Section.
  • Support the Navigation Directorate and especially the Galileo System PA Unit
  • Review of Project Segments RAMS analyses (i.e. Ground Segmentsand Space Segment);
  • Production of Project System RAMS analyses;
  • Support the collection of in-service data and their statistical processing;
  • Support the development of the System RAMS tool;
  • Knowledge of the Navigation domain would be an asset.
  • Support to enhancements of the document management concepts and of future improvements.
Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • PhD or Msc Engineering from a recognized Institution of secondary studies (University, Ecole supérieure, etc.) or equivalent.
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Relevant experience of application of RAMS engineering to space programs, including in ground and/or ground based systems and operations.
  • Experience in design and engineering of safety critical systems.
  • A hands-on knowledge of the RAMS analyses and methodologies (Hardware and Software), preparation of relevant RAMS documentation during the overall project life-cycle and application of ECSS dependability and safety standards.
  • Experience in dependability and safety engineering management processes and objectives and experience during operations is an advantage.
  • Experience in the field of ground safety and projects assistance in obtaining the relevant launch centre safety certification is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of RTCA/DO-178C “Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification" and related certification schemes, and experience in interfacing certification authorities is considered an asset.
  • 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 is considered an asset.
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate RAMS tools is an advantage.

 

Preference will be given to candidates eligible for an EU or national personal security clearance at the level of CONFIDENTIAL or above.

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