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RT-C/TEC-ESG/00613 Radio Navigation Engineer

Job Introduction

Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. We have over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector: Since the creation of the European Space Agency (ESA), our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions. 

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We currently have an exciting opportunity for a   Radio Navigation Engineer, based in ESTEC, Noordwijk (Netherlands).

Role Responsibility

The right candidate will  Mainly working on GALILEO Ground Segment processing facilities, in a role supporting the GALILEO Ground Mission Segment (GMS) team. In particular, the detailed specific tasks include:

• Follow-up of the procurement actions related to the implementation of a
set of GMS Elements, being the Technical Officer for elements; including
support to the monitoring of industrial contracts for the developments and
generating and reviewing relevant documentation such technical
• Participation to GMS related Integration, Verification and Qualification
(IVQ) activities, such as test cases definition and preparation, formal tests
witnessing, Verification Credit collection at Element and Segment level,
anomalies follow-up at Element, Segment and System level;
• Evaluation of GMS design, with a specific focus on GMS Operations
and Operability Improvements, Galileo Services provision, On-line and
Off-line Monitoring, System Reporting, Mission Support and Mission
Processing, and evolutions of the GMS architecture and design (e.g.
virtualisation, data centric processing, etc.);
• Support to GMS engineering activities, as well as Galileo System level
engineering activities, such as requirement engineering, change
management and baseline evolutions (DCPs/DCNs), assessment of
contractor’s RFDs/RFWs;
• Contribution to GMS and System reviews.

Successful Candidate

The right candidate will bring:

 • University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications and signal
processing or electronic engineering, as well as experience in these fields.
• Specific knowledge in the design and testing of Radio Navigation
systems and equipment
• Strong knowledge on the design of satellite navigation systems, ranging
and positioning techniques, signal processing techniques and GNSS security and processing facilities.
• Knowledge on virtualization and data centric processing is an asset.
• The specialist shall in particular have several years of experience
relevant with the GNSS and GALILEO systems and equipment and have
good knowledge of Radio Navigation processing, simulation and testing
• Specialist in the implementation, maintenance and operation of complex
Radio Navigation processing, simulation and test facilities for spacecraft, aircraft, maritime and land mobile applications.

Please note:

Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national
security administration.



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Package Description

Excellent Salary 

Corporate Benefits Package 

Relocation Assistance (if applicable)

Further information available from the Serco Europe Recruitment Team

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries In Belgium and Luxembourg we work closely with the European Institutions providing crucial Services with over 220 staff members.

The services we provide are often of critical importance to the communities and nations we serve, Providing public services is one of the most satisfying and rewarding careers you can have, you have an ability to make a real positive difference to people’s lives and to your community and country.

As a business which delivers “front-line” public services, employing tens of thousands of people, we are constantly developing and promoting people; our need for skilled professionals is insatiable and few companies can offer as many opportunities for individuals to grow their careers

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 50,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you

A career with Serco offers the chance to work with both inspirational people and innovative contracts, in a dynamic and exciting environment.

We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

Take pride in what you do.

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