July 03, 2019

Datalink Service Engineer (F/M)

ESSP, a private company with 7 major European Air Navigation Service Providers as shareholders, manages the operation and supports the adoption of the European Satellite Based Augmentation System to GPS: EGNOS.

ESSP Corporate Video:

The adoption of this service is rapidly growing given it allows correcting the GPS signal and offers enhanced features with accurate positioning and integrity within safety-of-life services context such as public transportation.

ESSP Website:

ESSP recruits a:

Datalink Service Engineer (F/M)

Within the Service & GNSS Projects Development Department, the Datalink Service Engineer supports ESSP activities in the on-going projects linked to Data Link Services

The Datalink Service Engineer is responsible for:

- Technical support in all activities and deliveries related to Data Link Services (DLS) projects

 Contribution to technical arcquitecture definition
 Contribution to service modelling and concept of operations characterization based on applicable regulatory framework and standards
 Contribution to capacity studies and assessments of different technologies such as SATCOM
 Performance and safety requirements definition
 Contribution to business case activities
- Participation in technical meetings related to DLS projects
- Contribution to reporting for DLS projects highlighting the current status of activities, next steps, issues/risks identified
- Technical contribution in the preparation of potential tenders related to DLS/ SATCOM


Generic Skills

 Good capacity of analysis, synthesis and reporting
 Team player spirit
 High Level of English (B1-B2) - CEFRL
 Spanish (desirable)
 Ability to assume responsibilities
 Proactiveness/initiative

Specific Skills

 Relevant knowledge in CNS/ATM technologies, especially foused on datalink technologies (ACARS, VDL Mode 2, SatCom, ATN/OSI, ATN IPS)
 Good understanding of European regulation (such as, but not limited to, Single European Sky regulatory framework and EASA regulation) as well as applicable standards (ICAO, EUROCAE, RTCA, ARINC…)
 Good understanding of datalink communication services supporting ACARS-based applications, ATN-B1, ATN-B2 & ATN-B3
Other preferable skills:
 Understanding of satellite-based controller/pilot datalink supporting air traffic management communications
 Good understanding of ICAO Aviation System Block Upgrade and Global Air Navigation Plan
 Knowledge of datalink avionics

Job Requirements

Available for regular travel, especially in Europe

Minimum 3 years of experience in aeronautical datalink (DLS) and applications and 2 years of experience in a field relevant to satellite communications (SATCOM)

Engineering degree or equivalent

Experience in international and multi-stakeholder projects

Please send your application file only by e-mail to the following address:

Job Location: Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid (Spain)

Type of Contract: Full time/ Permanent contract

PDF: Download

ESSP is committed to cultural diversity, gender equality and the employment of disabled workers.