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Network Engineering Support

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Job Introduction

We have an exciting (and challenging) opening for a Network Engineer Support in Toulouse.

Dynamic, Energetic, Entrepreneurial, Highly Motivated, Resilient … If this describes you then we would love to hear from you :) 

Discover the offer below and click on ‘Apply’ if you know that your skillset and talents are a suitable match for this opportunity.

  • Serco – The employer of choice for a career within the Space Sector.

Serco are a trusted provider of services to National Space Agencies and the European Space Agency (ESA), we have over 40 years’ experience supporting the space sector and providing services for all stages of our customer’s space missions.

  • Join our community of space specialists across Europe

We are proud to support the European institutional Space landscape: Serco boasts an extensive network of Space professionals located at our offices in Darmstadt, Noordwijk, Frascati, Paris and Madrid, all within close proximity of our two largest space sector customers, European Space Agency/European Space Operations Centre (ESA/ESOC) and European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).

  • Supporting Women in Aerospace

Diversity and Inclusion is extremely important to us. Supporting women's opportunities, development and visibility in the space sector is key and that is why we are proud members and supporters of Women in Aerospace Europe, a dynamic and global network supporting women's careers in Aerospace.

Women in Aerospace Europe (WIA-E) – Supporting women in STEM (wia-europe.org)


Role Responsibility

As  Network Engineer Support you will concentrate your activities on the following:

  • Task 1 – Follow Industry activities for the development of TWAN (Transport Wide Area Network), ELAN (EGNOS Local Area Network) and FEEs (Front End Equipment), in the frame of tasks allocated to EPO (e.g.: EGNOS V3, EGNOS Next, African SBAS, …);
  • Task 2 – Participate in the coordination of network related activities inside ESA’s EPO team (product assurance, safety, system engineering, security, operations), support the TWAN and ELAN Subsystem leadership in front of Industry.
  • Task 3 – Support the monitoring of events, functionality and performance of the network;
  • Task 4 – In the network domain, support as necessary Project level reviews;
  • Task 5 – In the network domain, support the project procurement activities: Contribution to the preparation of SoWs or Change Requests, assessment of Change Notices;
  • Task 6 - Contribution to the network subsystem specifications, tasks and operations definition;
  • Task 7 – Subsystem Acceptance. Support to the acceptance of EGNOS sites (SDATs), with respect to the network aspects and the preparation of on-site IVQ activities;
  • Task 8 – Reporting to NAV-PRD Head of Section the status of EGNOS network activities. Support to progress meetings with Industry and ESA internal team coordination

The list of deliverables is as follows:

  • Reporting during the regular project coordination meetings;
  • Monthly activities report, supporting the service KPI collection and detailing all network related activities and action items status;
  • Monthly report in preparation to TWAN and ELAN progress meetings;
  • Review Key Points and milestones organization notes, issue of RIDs, Panel Report and associated presentations;
  • Technical notes, memos related to the above mentioned tasks as necessary.
  • Preparation of MoMs for network related internal and external meetings;
  • Systematic report of attended meetings, including network deployment activities;
  • Definition and management of network related Customer Furnished Items (CFIs)
  • Systematic meeting report, in particular for network deployment.

Successful Candidate

As per job class and additionally
General skills:

  • Fluent English language (oral and written);
  • Fluent in French language (oral and written) is desirable;
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • High senses of rigour, proactive and pragmatic attitude to solving problems;
  • Autonomy in writing technical notes, specifications and reports in English;
  • Good inter personal skills;
  • Good knowledge of DOORs;
  • Organization ability and result oriented
  • Excellent communication skills (written, interpersonal, negotiation and telephone
  • communications) are crucial;
  • Availability and willingness to travel for missions inside or outside Europe.

Specific skills:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, physics or Computer science, with proven knowledge and experience in the fields of Networking.
  • Proven experience in network configuration and architecture, TCP/IP protocols, firewalls, switch configuration, Network Security, VPN.
  • Experience on Ground Segment elements and network deployment and qualification.
  • Knowledge of security domain, security design best practices, security accreditation process. Experience on Physical and IT security.
  • Knowledge of the field of Navigation would be an advantage.
  • Experience with industrial procurement, development and conduction of reviews.
  • Experience in ESA procurement processes and contract management is an asset.
  • Experience in projects in Equatorial and Western African region will be an advantage.
  • Previous working experience in a multinational environment.
  • Able to obtain EU Security clearance.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU




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Package Description

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Corporate Benefits Package 

• Support provided to EU Nationals requiring relocation – Information available upon request

• Company events

About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 60,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


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