EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
Vacancy in the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality.
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Space Segment Product Assurance and Safety Manager
This post is classified A2-A4 on the Coordinated Organisations’ salary scale.
ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Space Segment Product Assurance and Safety Manager in the Product Assurance and Safety Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality.
You will be assigned as integrated support to the Directorate of Navigation and will report to the Head of the Galileo Space Segment Product Assurance and Safety Unit with respect to the specific responsibilities and duties outlined below.
For maintenance of professional standards, implementation of the ESA general Product Assurance and Safety (PA&S) policy, and contributions to corporate tasks (e.
g. reviews, standardisation, alerts, lessons learned), you will report to the Head of the Product Assurance and Safety Department, via and with the coordination of, the Head of the Navigation PA & Safety Office.
Specific responsibilities and duties include :
In carrying out these tasks, you will receive support from experts in the Galileo project team and the ESA Directorate of Technology, Engineering & Quality.
In addition to your Project responsibilities, you will provide support as necessary to NAV PA&S Office activities, including improvement initiatives and coordination meetings
A Master’s degree in engineering or technical sciences is required.
You should have experience of managing Product Assurance for a large satellite project as well as good knowledge of software and RAMS engineering techniques.
A background in space systems, with experience in security, is an asset.
You also must be eligible for security clearance by your national security administration.