Network Evolutions Expert
December 20, 2022

Network Evolutions 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.

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By joining us, you will be in charge of EWAN1 technical expertise and its evolutions. If you have at least 5 years of experience in the management of a Wide Area Network, then this position is for you!

Main responsibilities/activities:

Managing network evolutions projects (obsolescence resolution, security improvement, support to Industry):

- Ensure the project management from its definition until its implementation;
- Coordinate the project with the different teams impacted by the network modification ;
- Produce the “Design Definition and Validation Plan” associated to the network modification; schedule and lead all the “Key-Points” meetings of the project;
- Define the SoW2 to the Industry (participation to the Key-Points, review of technical documentation…);
- Ensure the on-site missions.

Support Evolutions team:

- Specify new needs that could be included in future EGNOS releases;
- Ensure the new releases follow-up and support the definition of deployment plans;
- Execute the deployment plan when an expert intervention is required.

The performance and anomalies analysis related to the network subsystem:

- Detect, analyse abnormal events on the EWAN subsystems and provide associated support;
- Participate to the meetings where incidents are discussed with the Telecom provider;
- Provide support for KPI follow-up required;
- Analyse the anomalies detected on the EWAN subsystem or on other subsystems where network issues are suspected; follow-up their correction in line with the anomaly process.

Support Operations:

- Support the Operations team for the scheduling of network maintenances; participate to reviews. Interface with the Telecom provider to ensure the proper implementation of the decisions taken;
- Support the Operations team for the maintenance of EWAN operational procedures (updates analysis, execution and validations of updates);
- Provide guidance to the MCC3 Operators and the Hosting Entities in case of problems when executing operational procedures.

Maintain the tools used for the daily analysis of EWAN performances:

- Raise the anomalies observed on the tools used for the daily performance analysis;
- Propose evolutions in view of improving the EWAN performance analysis follow-up.

You will be a referent for Network expertise. You will coordinate within the Network team tasks on certain files or technical notes and may have to replace the Network Manager in his/her absence.

1 EGNOS Wide Area Network
2 Statement of Work
3 Mission Control Centre



- Rigour and strong autonomy
- Initiative and synthesis spirit
- Technical leadership and capability to assume responsibilities
- Skills in Microsoft software suites (MSOffice, MSProject, etc.)
- General knowledge of each layer of the OSI model (Open Systems Interconnection)
- Following protocols : Ethernet, MPLS, SDH, TCP, UDP, SNMP, FTP
- Good knowledge of satellite communications systems
- Knowledge of Switch/Routers/Firewalls Cisco CLI environment (Command Line Interface)
- Programming languages: Python, Shell
- Network tools : Wireshark, HP OpenView
- Grafana and InfluxDB knowledge would be appreciated

Job specifications:

Language: English (B2) – CEFR.
Engineering degree in Telecom or equivalent.
Available for punctual travels mainly in Europe.
Subject to constraints of minimum presence during normal vacation periods (July/August, Christmas, February, Easter) and to on-call duty during weekends and bank holidays.

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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