G2G Services Implementation Engineer

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, ESA [12761]

Field(s) of expertise
Telecommunications Engineering
Job type

About this job

ESA is looking for a G2G Services Implementation Engineer.

ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.


  • Liaising with the Programme, capturing and implementing the service provision requirements as expressed by the Programme and relevant external stakeholders
  • Leading the identification and description of new user segment use cases, validating the completion of the G2G System specification and proposing updates when relevant
  • Leading the definition, planning and execution of the user performance verification and validation test objectives and test cases, in line with the System Assembly, Integration and Verification Plan
  • Contributing to the System Assembly, Integration and Verification Plan and its execution in the area of user performance verification and validation
  • Contributing to the System verification in the area of user performance
  • Contributing to, and leading when required, the definition and implementation of tools and testbeds to demonstrate, prototype, and validate user performance, for use cases already identified and for new ones
  • Contributing to the G2G system architecture and operations concept in your area of expertise
  • Coordinating with the Space Segment team, and the Ground Segment team in your area of expertise
  • Acting as focal point in your area of expertise within the Agency and with the Programme and other external partners
  • Generating lessons learned and contributing to the Knowledge Management initiatives in the Directorate of Navigation
  • Supporting R&D activities within the G2G Project, EGEP, H2020 & Horizon Europe Programmes

You will coordinate an industrial support team and cooperate closely with the other team members working on System design and verification, in particular with system engineers, system security engineers, performance and RAMS engineers, signal and receiver engineers, and system architects. You will also cooperate with the Space Segment, Ground Segment, and other teams in the Directorate of Navigation, the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality.


Technical competencies
Knowledge of GNSS Systems, User Equivalent Range Error and Sensor Fusion
Experience in GNSS Receivers and GNSS user segment applications such as high accuracy, mass market, autonomous vehicles and/or timing & synchronisation
Experience in management of industry contracts for technology and product development
Knowledge and Experience in System Engineering and Verification
A Master’s degree in telecommunications engineering or related field is required for this post.
For a complete job description, click on “apply”.
The closing date for applications is 11 October 2021.
At the Agency we value diversity and we welcome people with disabilities. Whenever possible, we seek to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing the necessary support at the workplace. The Human Resources Department can also provide assistance during the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss this further please contact us at contact.human.resources@esa.int.
Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia, Lithuania and Slovenia.
We offer
The European Space Agency (ESA) is an equal opportunities employer that offers competitive salaries exempt from national income tax and excellent employment conditions, such as allowances for expatriates and relocation support. For more information: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA
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