EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY
Vacancy in the Directorate of Space Transportation.
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Space Rider Ground Segment Manager
This post is classified A2-A4 on the Coordinated Organisations’ salary scale.
ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
Space Rider Ground Segment Manager in the Space Rider Programme Team, Directorate of Space Transportation
You will report to the Space Rider Programme Manager and be responsible for technical and programmatic implementation of the ground segment activities.
Your duties will include :
You will be an integral part of the team organisation, supported by the focal point functions in the Vega and Space Rider programmes team, including the expertise available in their technical areas of origin, complemented by the technical support functions provided by ESA (TEC and OPS), ASI and CNES as needed.
Experience in the definition and implementation of complex space missionsExperience in the design, development, qualification, assembly, integration, testing of ground segment systems and components for launcher systems and / or orbital platforms and / or re-entry systems, and related technologiesExperience in the preparation, negotiation and execution of complex industrial contracts, including assessment of industrial deliverables (i.
e. hardware, software, models, documentation, ) prior to formal review and acceptance processesExperience in the preparation and execution of major ESA reviews for the development and qualification of ground segments
A Master’s degree in engineering is required
You should also have :
Previous experience in managing operational ground segment development, and in Space Rider activities including precursor elements, is an asset for the position.