Engineer for GCS Networks (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [NGC129]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting an Engineer for GCS Networks for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC).


In order to ensure the correct implementation of the Galileo Ground Control Segment (GCS) developments, engineering support is required in the area of Networks.

  • Be responsible of supporting and following up the procurement carried out by the Ground Control Segment (GCS) Prime industrial contractor for the Network elements
  • Interface with other areas of the project on Network related topics
  • Support the preparation of G2G Procurement actions in the area of Networks
  • Report on progress and status of the development and other activities to the Head of Galileo G1 GCS Management Service


  • Master’s in engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Must be eligible for a Personal Security Clearances (PSC) from a country within the EU, issued by their national security administration(s)

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge of IT technology (including virtualization) and Networks
  • Knowledge and experience of the design and performance of satellite communications systems
  • Knowledge and experience of Satellite Control and Monitoring Systems including its operations, architecture, and implementation
  • Knowledge of the development, test, and verification as well as deployment of ground segments

Following skill is considered an advantage:

Knowledge and experience in GNSS Systems, Galileo experience is an asset

Soft skills:

  • Full command of English language (oral and written)
  • Autonomy in writing minutes of meetings, technical notes, specifications, and reports
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Previous working experience in a multinational environment
  • Good knowledge of MS office tools
  • Excellent Organizational skills, good practical sense, being able to work effectively in a team and be able to work autonomously in the field of responsibility
  • Availability and willingness to travel for missions inside or outside Europe
  • Experience in procurement of industrial activities


Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

Please send your CV (in English) as soon as possible, but no later than September 29, 2021 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com


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