January 19, 2022

Ground Station Site 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.

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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.

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If you are willing to work at the heart of the operations of a Geolocalisation system, with suppliers in a multicultural environment and with regular visits on EGNOS remote stations over Europe and beyond, then this position is for you!

Technical skills on ground stations hosting means (notions on electricity, network and RF antenna cabling, associated civil works), and/or knowledge of Service Level Agreement management (e.g. telecom operators type), and/or knowledge of audits methods are assets for the position but not mandatory. Motivation however is key!

Your main responsibilities/activities will be:

Monitoring the EGNOS remote stations services:

- Building trustable relationships with Hosting Entities that provide hosting and maintenance services for EGNOS Ground Segment subsystems (Hosting Entities are usually national civil aviation authorities since EGNOS Ground Segment subsystems are usually located on airports);

- Monitoring services commitments of Hosting Entities

- Monitoring the Key Performance Indicators (KPI) values of hosting and maintenance services, as defined in the Service Level Agreement (SLA) (for more information on the system: Click here !)

- Performing regular site audit visits (1 or 2 per month).

Managing EGNOS sites evolutions:

- Managing or contributing to every aspects of specific projects related to creation or modification of remote sites: technical, financial, contractual negotiation, and planning constraints management;

- Managing Hosting Entities applicable contractual and technical documentation;


Generic Skills:

- Communication skills in multicultural environment
- High English level (B2) – CEFR
- Rigour, autonomy, initiative and synthesis spirit
- Capability to assume responsibilities
- Team player spirit and customer service’s oriented
- Skills in Microsoft software suites (MSOffice, MSProject, etc.)

Specific Skills:

-  Knowledge of Service Level Agreement management (e.g. telecom operators type)
- Technical skills on ground stations hosting means (notions on electricity, network and RF antenna cabling, associated civil works)
- Training on internal auditor methodology
- Knowledge of space (SBAS if possible) or aeronautical systems’ operations
- Experience in project management
- Experience in international projects (European)

Job Requirements:

Available for regular travel in and outside Europe (1 to 2 missions on site per month).

Experience of several years in Aeronautics or Space domain is welcome.

Engineering degree, Master degree or equivalent.

You can send your application file by e-mail to the following address:

Job Location: Toulouse (France)

Type of Contract: Full time / Permanent Contract

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