Space System Engineer (EUSPA)

Toulouse, France, Serco Europe [.]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

For our client, European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), we are looking for multiple Space System Engineers for multiple locations in Europe: Prague (Czech Republic), Madrid (Spain), Noordwijk (the Netherlands), and Toulouse (France).

Please note that this role provides a 1 year  support contract starting from 01/02/2024.

The activities below will include frequent access to EUSPA classified security areas and systems and will require the candidate to have a Security Clearance. Meetings to other EUSPA premises in Europe is foreseen.


  • Contribute to the technical management of the system and segment infrastructure evolution activities.
  • Support the system development follow up, system qualification and acceptance activities.
  • Participation to system anomaly review board UNCLA/CLA and contribution to the analysis of system anomalies in terms of requirements affected and potential impact on services.
  • Analyse requirements traceability from mission level (MRD), down to GSRD and segment requirements to confirm compliance to Exploitation, Mission and Security requirements.
  • Prepare the acceptance milestone internally in euspa and in close coordination with external partners.
  • Contribute to trade-offs at EUSPA level between different deployment and migration approach scenarios, ensuring GNSS service continuity during migration activities.
  • Prepare for, participate and represent EUSPA in relevant boards if so requested by EUSPA on a case by case basis providing a specific mandate, such as Change Control Boards, from the system and infrastructure point of view.
  • Analyse changes to be implemented in the system in operation and provide an assessment of their adequacy and impact on the system qualification.
  • Produce and maintain up-to-date the physical architecture diagrams to reflect the actual status of the system deployed and operated.


  • Master’s degree in Engineering.


  • From 2 to 10 years of relevant experience in space system and segment infrastructure design and development in the space industry.
  • Experience in GNSS in particular on Galileo and EGNOS is a strong asset.
  • Experience with COMSEC items and PRS information is a strong asset.
  • Experience with DOORS is a Plus.
  • Availability to go on missions.


  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • SECRET UE/EU SECRET Security Clearance is mandatory
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.


Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive package of benefits offered by the company.
  • Assistance with relocation can be provided, details available upon request.
  • Engaging company events to foster team spirit..
  • Company contribution towards a pension scheme.

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