AIV System Engineer

Frascati, Italia, Serco Europe [9567 ]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace 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.

We are currently in search of an AIV System Engineer to join our team based in Frascati, Italy. As an esteemed member of our team, your main role will involve utilizing your skills to contribute to our projects and ensure their smooth functioning.

Please note this is a one year contract.


  • Plan and schedule the integration, testing and validation phases.
  • Define the procedures to integrate and install the different subsystems at costumer site.
  • Define the requirements to be verified with the selected methods in the applicable stages at the defined levels.
  • Prepare AIV documents such as plans, test specifications and technical notes.
  • Contribute to security test specification.
  • Define the objectives and justify the scope of the tests.
  • Indicate the test facilities to be used.
  • Define resources and organisation to co-ordinate and manage all technical activities necessary to assembly, verify, operate, and maintain the system in conformance with the customer’s requirements.
  • Demonstrate that design and performances meet the specified requirements at the specified levels of confidence.
  • Identify critical development problem and assist in their resolution.
  • Define verification planning.
  • Define levels and pass criteria for the above tests.
  • Evaluate and assess test results.


  • At least 5 years of working experience in relevant field.
  • University degree, preferably in the fields of Aerospace/Space Engineering, Telecommunication Engineering or Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Knowledge of System Engineering and System-level knowledge of all Ground Segment subsystems.
  • Proficient in working in a Linux environment and hardware virtualised environment.
  • Experience in ECSS AIV process.
  • Strong Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive attitude and ability to work in a team.
  • Full professional proficiency in the English language is mandatory.
  • High motivation, proactive working approach and strong sense of responsibility.


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.
  • Great career opportunities in the Space industry.
  • Corporate Benefits Package.
  • International environment.
  • Possible hybrid work.

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