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Ground Segment Engineering Support

  • Prague, Praha, Hlavní město, Czechia

Job description

We are looking for multiple people in support of Ground Segment Engineering on behalf of and in support to our client for multiple locations in Europe: Prague, Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France), Madrid (Spain), Noordwijk (the Netherlands), Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany), Fucino (Italy) and Toulouse (France). The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism. Please note that the start date would be the beginning of April 2024 and that the engagement will be in two consecutive phases (within and after October 2024).

The activities below will include frequent access to classified security areas and systems. They may entail meetings in the other client's premises in Europe, EC premises in Brussels, ESA premises in Noordwijk – ESTEC (The Netherlands) or other European centres, Galileo Control Centres in Fucino (Italy) and Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany) or other space programme sites across the world (for a few tasks).

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries). Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general security screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at interview stage).

The successful candidates will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Ground segment evolutions;
  • Review of the technical documentation for the ground segment level activities and ensure consistency with system level documentation;
  • Interface with industrial and/or institutional player and service operator for aspects related to operability improvements to be injected in future industrial contract amendments;
  • Participate to the ground segment evolutions development reviews and CCB relevant to the tasks under her/his responsibility;
  • Participate to the segment evolutions development reviews and CCB relevant to the tasks under her/his responsibility;
  • Review of the technical documentation generated by technical assistance (SETA) team for aspects related to segment;
  • Support the qualification/acceptance reviews of new releases of the Ground Segment up to services roll-out;
  • Analyse CR/CCN relevant to ground segment and support CCBs;
  • Contribute to the analysis of anomalies raised by the service operator and participate to the relevant anomaly review boards (UNCLA and CLA) for aspects related to ground segment;
  • Support the preparation of requirements, launch, and management of the procurements for the ground infrastructure;
  • Support the assessment of the performance of the ground infrastructure industrial contractors, through the review of the relevant KPIs and deliverables, and propose actions and improvements to address issues and opportunities;
  • Prepare and support the development and deployment of ground infrastructure related to additional EU space programme components
  • Support requirements engineering performed at system level;
  • Support maintenance of system architecture diagrams managed at system level.

Job requirements

  • Master degree in Engineering or relevant field. Possibly Bachelor with solid experience as a fall back option;
  • Between 2 and 10 years of relevant working experience in activities related to the service facilities for classified environments / defence. Ideally exposed COMSEC and PRS information;
  • One or more of the fields of expertise are required:
    • Support to Service facilities;
    • Ground Segment;
    • Space Segment;
    • Risk management and Non-conformance follow-up;
    • Audit and implementation;
    • Handling of classified documentation;
  • ISO27001 audit experience is an asset. Knowledge of PA principles and ECSS is consider as plus;
  • Experience in using DOORS for the management of requirements;
  • Experience in GNSS in particular on Galileo and EGNOS is a strong asset;
  • Experience with COMSEC items and PRS information is a strong asset;
  • Eligibility for EU Personal Security Clearance is mandatory;
  • Eligibility for COMSEC authorisation is mandatory;
  • Availability to go on missions;
  • Be EU citizen and fluent in English, both written and spoken.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


  • Prague, Czechia


What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.