User Ground Segment System Engineer

Rome, Italy, Sapienza Consulting [2074]

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

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a Serco company, is working with many exciting new ventures around the world involved with innovative Space, New Space and Remote Sensing technologies surrounding earth observation.

On behalf of our client, we are looking for an User Ground Segment System Engineer. You will have the chance to work on an exciting space mission, all while being hands-on responsible for analysis of the Qualification data package provided by the UGS SW supplier and User Support.


  • Analysis of the Qualification data package provided by the UGS SW supplier
  • Support to the GS AIV team for the UGS Integration activities
  • Definition and justification of User Ground Segment architecture, from concept to detailed design phase
  • Definition and control of User Ground Segment technical interfaces, internal and external
  • Definition and control of User Ground Segment software technical budget and margins


  • Master’s degree or comparable in Computer Engineering
  • 5 years of experience working in Ground Segment engineering projects for space systems, especially in Phase C/D
  • 5 years of experience in definition and design of S/S for EO systems for institutional and/or commercial customers
  • Strong competences in virtualization technologies and hypervisors (e.g. VMWare), including database virtualization
  • Knowledge of secure network architectures, vulnerability testing, threat modelling
  • Experience in definition, management and traceability of requirements structure with the support of DOORS
  • Sound knowledge of ground system engineering processes, and grround system software life cycles
  • Knowledge of relevant ECSS standards
  • Fluency in (Business) English both spoken and written

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