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System Engineer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.
We are a team of 50,000 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.

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a System Engineer, based in Frascati, Italy.

Role Responsibility

The post-holder will be part of the  Maintenance Team. 
The primary task is to support the design and improvement of the integration and test phases.

This may cover all areas of the system engineering, such as:

•Review and update technical documentation
•Design and implement automated tests on the basis of defined test designs
•Troubleshoot and resolve configuration or deployment issues in the development, test and production environments
•Design and implement automatic unit test pipelines
•Analyse and optimize the configurations operational application and tools  to improve the quality of Service
•Build and maintain tools for supporting deployment and testing operations

Successful Candidate

The successful Candidate will bring:

• A Master's degree or equivalent qualification in science or engineering is required
• Capability of writing technical documentation as Software Validation Specification, Test Reports, Test Plans
• Strong knowldge of Linux/Unix shell scripting
• Good programming skills with Python
• Experience with the usage of relational and non-relational databases
•  Proven Experience with building software service automation pipelines and knowledge of service build, deploy, and release process
•  Knowledge of Network management principles
•  Experience with Cloud platforms is an asset

•  Strong communication skills and team player approach
•  Fluent in English written and spoken

•  Knowledge of ESA ECSS standard and System engineering processes (e.g. INCOSE guidelines) is an asset  

•  Knowledge of ESA EO missions and Copernicus programme is an asset

•  Ability to work autonomously and in dynamic/international team
• Public speaking skills and ability to expose topics in public 



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

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Package Description


Make a difference everyday.

At Serco everyone has an important role to play. Take pride in what you do.

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Retirement plans

• Company events

• International environment


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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