Software PA Support Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [QQS-00700]

Field(s) of expertise
Software Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

We are recruiting a Software PA Support Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site ESA-ESTEC. The incumbent will be reporting to the Head of the Software Product Assurance section on the TEC directorate.


  • Contribute to the establishing of the programmatic and technical software PA requirements within the framework of the ESA Software policy
  • Evaluate Contractors’ plans, technical specifications and efforts proposed for the execution of the S/W PA programme
  • Monitor and evaluate S/W PA analyses, reports and technical notes
  • Participate to project reviews, meetings, Configuration Control Boards, Non-conformance Review Boards and Software Review Boards
  • Prepare design trade-offs, analyses and reports using metrics to support project decisions
  • Participate to software product evaluations and process assessments
  • Establish and maintain databases to track NCRs, RFWs, action items etc. as required


  • Master’s degree in software engineering or computer science with background on space engineering
  • At least 04 years of relevant professional work experience
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset
  • Familiarity with space product assurance practices together with a good working knowledge of appropriate working tools
  • Practical experience in applying ECSS S/W standards
  • Knowledge and proven experience in the following areas:
    • Configuration management of complex systems
    • Software engineering and PA in critical applications
  • Specific experience on (or knowledge of) the following areas would be considered an asset:
    • Agile practices
    • Quality assurance for Machine Learning models
    • Big Data software architectures and life-cycles
    • Data quality assurance
    • Cyber-security assurance
    • Hands-on experience with static code analysis and tools
    • Alternative software development life-cycles, continuous integration and tools

Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU



Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than 09/05/2021 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com



For information on how we process the personal data in your application, please see the Sapienza Privacy Statement here.

For information on how the personal data in your application is processed, please see the Sapienza Consulting Privacy Policy.