datalink service expert
July 01, 2022

Datalink Service Expert – 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.

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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:

Your main responsibilities/activities will be:

Your main responsibilities/activities will be:

- Lead and expertise in all activities and deliveries related to Datalink Services (DLS):
 Technical arcquitecture definition;
 Definition of service modelling/concept of operations based on applicable regulations & standards;
 Lead on capacity studies and assessments of different technologies such as Satellites Communications (SATCOM);
 Performance and safety requirements definition;
 Contribution to business case activities;
 Support to service provison of DLS services;

- Lead technical meetings related to DLS projects;

- Report on DLS projects highlighting the current status of activities, next steps, issues/risks identified;

- Technical lead in the preparation of potential tenders related to DLS/ SATCOM.


- Good capacity of analysis, synthesis and reporting
- Team player spirit
- Assume responsibilities
- Proactive/initiative
- Communication Navigation Surveillance (CNS) /Air Traffic Management (ATM) technologies, especially focused on datalink technologies (ACARS, VDL Mode 2, SatCom, ATN/OSI, ATN IPS)
- European regulations (such as, but not limited to, Single European Sky regulatory framework and EASA regulation) as well as applicable standards (ICAO, EUROCAE, RTCA, ARINC…)
- Datalink communication services supporting ACARS-based applications, ATN-B1, ATN-B2 & ATN-B3

Other preferable skills:

- Satellite-based controller/pilot datalink supporting air traffic management communications;
- ICAO Aviation System Block Upgrade and Global Air Navigation Plan;
- Datalink avionics.

Job Requirements:

Language: English (B2) – CEFR and Spanish (desirable).
Engineering degree or equivalent.
Minimum 6 years of experience in aeronautical datalink (DLS) and applications with at least 2 years of experience in a field relevant to satellite communications (SATCOM).
Experience in international and multi-stakeholder projects.

Human Resources information:
- 1st interview is held by the direct manager of the position you applied for (technical interview)
- 2nd interview is held by HR department

Element of package of remuneration:
- Variable: bonuses based on objectives
- Teleworking: up to 3 days/week
- Health insurance, Life Insurance
- Saving plan
- Tickets Restaurant
- Sustainable Mobility Package: Home/Office travels reimbursement if car sharing or bicycling
- 29 holidays (for full time year)

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

Job Location: Madrid (Spain)

Type of Contract: Full time - Permanent Contract

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