space weather
June 14, 2019

Space Weather Project Manager (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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Space Weather Project Manager (F/M)

The Space Weather Project Manager is in charge of the management of space weather project including internal and external coordination.

Contribution 24/7 space weather information service for the GNSS part: provision of expertise in space weather domain and its impact on GNSS, management of space weather events including issuance of GNSS advisories.

Space Weather Project Manager for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)

- Space Weather Project

 Space weather project management including resources, costs, planning and project status management as well as coordination with all members of the project (including other company’s departments)

 Service responsibility and operation coordination including management of forecaster shifts and on-call scheduling, management of forecasters training status.

 Coordination with project actors: Customer: Direction Générale de l’Aviation Civile (DGAC), members of the French Consortium (SPECTRA), partners within the ACFJ Global Center and the two others global centers.

 Participation in international workshops related to space weather in particular those addressing the ICAO service.

- ICAO SW Forecaster role:

 Space weather situation monitoring, analysis of any potential impact in GNSS performance for aviation, exploitation of the monitoring chains results and advisory issuance when needed

 Participation in the biweekly handover with the other global centers and provision of related materials


Generic Skills

 Strong autonomy and rigor

 Ability to assume responsibilities

 Showing initiative and synthesis capabilities

 Good communication and reporting skills

 Team worker and good coordinator

 High English Level (B2-C1) - CEFR

 Subcontractor management

 Proposal preparation skills

 Project management

Specific Skills

 Background on space weather and knowledge of space weather impact on signal propagation and receivers (GNSS field in particular)

 Knowledge of space systems operations and real time service delivery would be interesting

 Experience in software development and data processing would be interesting

Job Requirements

 Available for on-call duty during weekends and public holidays.

 Engineer Degree or equivalent.

 5 years of experience in space weather and project management.

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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