Procedures & Qualification Engineer – F/M
October 05, 2022

Procedures & Operations 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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We are looking for a Procedures & Operations Engineer to maintain and develop the EGNOS operational and maintenance concept. If you have proficiency in operations domain, then is position is for you!

Main responsibilities/activities:

Operational products management

Maintenance and implementation of the management process of documentation media for EGNOS operations:

- Participating to the review of the successive versions of the relevant industrial documentation, mainly the Library of EGNOS Operations for operations and maintenance;
- Implementation of modifications to the operational concept of a new version of the EGNOS system.
- Update ESSP operational concept and the operational products; (composed of operation and maintenance documentary baselines);
- Getting regulation authority acceptance for the entry into service of the new products;
- Configuration management of all operational documentation and delivery to end users;
- Monitoring Observation Reports (OR) submitted by users, may lead to modifications;
- If necessary, drafts TOI (Temporary Operational Instruction) to work around system malfunctions or to correct an implementation of the operational concept.

Provide the support of a control centre for carrying out the activities of practical tests:

- Overview and detailed explanation of the proposed modifications to baselines to anticipate if their presentation through training;
- Draft simple training modules for the correction of OR or setting up an operational workaround.


Maintenance and implementation of EGNOS operator qualification process:

- Identify qualification needs of various EGNOS system operators, in line with technical and regulatory requirements;
- Draw up qualification plans for each qualification campaign (tests, resources, means, schedule);
- Coordinate execution of tests with operations team, control centres and hosts of EGNOS subsystems;
- Organise and execute qualification campaigns in a practical manner;
- Ensure and justify the proper qualification of the various EGNOS operators to the EASA authority.

Project contributions and evolution

- You may participate to call for tenders (out of EGNOS operations);
- Implementation of operations, and contribution to the operations of future systems operated by ESSP;
- Preparation for the major evolution of the system to V3 (getting familiar with the new tools, setting up new rules and methods, managing the transition);
- Responsibility of the production of the operational products for the evolution of the system to V3;
- Participation to communication actions around the team's activity as needed.


- Rigor, Ability to work in team and good relational skills
- Spirit of initiative and autonomy
- Able to synthetize, global vision of a system and its constraints
- Capacity to assume responsibilities
- Knowledge of complex systems operations
- Experience of projects in an international (European) context would be interesting
- Skills in operating Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.).

Job Requirements:

Language: English (B2) – CEFR.
Engineering degree or equivalent.
Available for punctual travels in Europe.
Subject exceptionally to constraints of minimum presence during normal vacation periods (July/August, Christmas, February, Easter).

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

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