Dependability & Safety Engineer

City
Noordwijk
Country
Netherlands
Application deadline
Friday, July 19, 2019
Reference number
553
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Description

You will have the opportunity to provide engineering support to the Dependability & Safety Assurance Section at the European Space Agency.  

Tasks and Activities
  • Technical support to projects for the interpretation of safety requirements and participation in safety reviews
  • Support preparation and preliminary assessment of Safety Data Package for Safety Authority approval
  • Support R&D activities (e.g. TRP, GSP, GSTP, CDs Dossiers etc)
  • Participate in collaborative activities with universities, research institutes and industry (scouting, Research Fellowship, NPI etc.)
  • Support organisation of conferences and workshops
  • Contribute to continual improvement of the RAMS Toolbox
  • Support preparation of training courses and materials

 

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • You have a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • You have relevant experience of application of RAMS engineering to space programs, including in ground and/or ground based systems and operations.
  • You have experience in design and engineering of safety critical systems.
  • You have 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.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • You have experience in dependability and safety engineering management processes and objectives and experience during operations.
  • You have experience in the field of ground safety and projects assistance in obtaining the relevant launch centre safety certification.
  • You have knowledge of RTCA/DO-178C “Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Equipment Certification" and related certification schemes, and experience in interfacing certification authorities.
  • You have 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.
  • You are familiar with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate RAMS tools.

 

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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