Galileo Ground System Exploitation Engineer

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Prague (Czech Republic)
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Job Description

The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) has set up a selection procedure that aims to establishing a reserve list for Ground System Exploitation Engineer.

The Galileo Ground System Exploitation Engineer shall report to the Galileo Operations and Maintenance Manager. Such reporting may change according to potential evolutions of the organisation.

The Galileo Ground System Exploitation Engineer tasks and responsibilities may or shall include (without limitation):
– Participating to the ground segment development review (design and qualification) for aspects related to maintenance: requirements, RAMS (Reliability Availability Maintainability Safety) analyses, LSA (Logistic Support Analysis), ILS (Integrated Logistic Support), Obsolescence
– Reviewing the Integrated Logistic Support concept defined at system level and ensuring a consistent implementation of ILS program by the Ground Segment and Operations contractors
– Contributing to the Galileo Operations and Maintenance Concept documents for aspects related to maintenance
– Contributing to the Galileo Service Requirement documents by defining the relevant requirements in the areas of ILS, maintenance, availability, reliability and obsolescence
– Defining/reviewing the Asset Management Strategy (e.g. spare parts, test equipment, etc.) and reviewing the related LSA, plans and reports (e.g. asset utilization plan, spare parts analysis and procurement plans, etc.) during the run of the contracts
– Supporting the definition of the Obsolescence Management Strategy, review the obsolescence plans defined at segment level and the reports
– Analysing/reviewing the “as-designed” and “as built” RAMS analysis provided by the Galileo Ground Segment manufacturers and the way it is used by the Galileo Operator for defining maintenance strategy
– Identifying risks related to the Galileo Service Provision and defining, proposing and implementing risk mitigation action plans, relevant to the tasks under her/his responsibility
– Defining/maintaining the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and analysing contractors performances, processes, procedures, reports, service provision risks
– Contributing to the analysis of the contracts changes proposals, relevant to the maintenance tasks under her/his responsibility and participate in the Contracts Change Evaluation Boards
– Providing inputs and participating regularly in Operational Review Boards (e.g. Anomaly Review Boards, Configuration Change Boards) and Working Groups, relevant to the tasks under her/his responsibility
– Supporting configuration or inventory audits and inspections
– Follow-up software/COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) maintenance processes run by GSA contractors and support the related configuration audit and inspections
– Follow the day-by-day activities related to Operations, anomalies and ILS conducted by the Galileo Service Operator (GSOp) contractor in close coordination with the European Space Agency
– Ensuring the technical interface with the industry for what concerns ILS aspects of the Ground Infrastructure and its evolution

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European GNSS Agency (GSA)
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Jordi Climent-Campins
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