Galileo Control Segment SCCF Suppport Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [NGC131]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a tpgroup company, is recruiting a Galileo Control Segment Networks Support Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC).

Sapienza has been a partner of ESA for over 20 years, and we pride ourselves in supporting a wide range of missions including Galileo, MTG, Copernicus and ExoMars. Our team is international with activities across the U.K., the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.



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 SCCF element
  • Interface with other areas of the project on SCCF related topics
  • Support the preparation and execution of G2G Procurement actions
  • 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

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:

  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of another ESA language is considered an asset
  • 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 November 24, 2021 to jobs@sapienzaconsulting.com


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