Galileo Service and Operations Support

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Vendredi, mai 25, 2018
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You will have the opportunity to support preparation and follow-up activities for Galileo services provision and the consolidation of the operational processes.

Tasks and Activities
  • Galileo operations and service provision concept:

    • Contribute to the elaboration of the Galileo Operations Concept, including the use of the Galileo Control Centres (GCC);

    • Technical follow-up of operation processes;

    • Support transition from current Galileo FOC operations to new service operator: migration scenarios analysis, operations transition plans;

    • Support the follow-up of the current Galileo operations contract between ESA and the incumbent operator and assess changes impact on GSOp baseline;

  • Galileo service preparation and provision

    • Review KPIs definition versus liability and performance monitoring capability, including the definition of tools and review the approach to validation;

    • Define the approach to operational validation of major releases;

    • Support Timing Service and Geodetic Reference Service validation;

    • Update, elaborate and review asset management strategy and utilisation plan; contribute GSA internal processes related to asset management definition;

  • Ground Operations

    • Contribute to the Galileo GCC Operations Concept document;

    • Ensure consistency of technical and operations requirements baseline during ground segment evolution process; specify and verify elements functions following changes, trouble-shooting and validation activities;

    • Define and analyse the relevant KPIs,

    • Analyse the operations changes: baseline configuration changes or deviations, operation processes evolutions and services provision transitions;

  • Initial Services preparation support:

    • Follow-up consolidation of processes and operational interfaces between the EC, ESA, GSA, CNES and other parties as required;

    • Update of documentation of processes, procedures and interfaces in the Galileo operations documentation;

    • Follow-up (in the initial phase) the initial services implementation and validation activities, analysing the related key performance indicators (KPIs);

    • Follow-up of the initial services operations phase.
Skills and Experience
  • You have University degree in an Engineering discipline.

  • You have at least 5 years of experience within Galileo Operation activities

  • You have knowledge and understanding of the Galileo Operations and service provisions

  • You have knowledge of Galileo Ground Operations.

  • At least level C1 in English (understanding, writing and speaking).


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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