Ground Station Site Engineer
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!

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

Your main responsibilities/activities will be:

Monitoring EGNOS remote stations services:
- Building trustable relationships with Hosting Entities (HE) that provide hosting and maintenance services for EGNOS Ground Segment subsystems (HE usually are national civil aviation authorities since EGNOS sites are usually located on airports);
- Monitoring services commitments of Hosting Entities
- Monitoring the 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/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.


- Communication skills in multicultural environment
- Rigour, autonomy, initiative and synthesis spirit
- Capability to assume responsibilities, team player spirit and customer services oriented
- Skills in Microsoft software suites (MSOffice, MSProject, etc.)
- Internal auditor methodology
- Knowledge of space (SBAS if possible) or aeronautical systems’ operations
- Experience in project management and experience in international projects (European)

Job Requirements:

Language: English (B2) – CEFR.
Engineering degree or equivalent.
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.

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
- Profit-sharing
- Teleworking: up to 2 days/week
- Tickets Restaurant (card)
- Family Health insurance
- Sustainable Mobility Package: Home/Office travels reimbursement if car sharing or bicycling

Please send your application file only 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