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Support to Space Segment Activities

  • Prague, Praha, Hlavní město, Czechia

Job description

We are looking for multiple engineers in support to Space Segment Activities 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 candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Participation in the Space Segment related reviews to confirm the compliance of the design to the upper level requirements, the compliance to the security baseline, the qualification status, the impact on the overall compliance tree and the status of the waivers and deviations and the availability of all the documentation necessary for acceptance into operations; RIDs shall be raised and the Agency technically supported at the review panels/boards;
  • Provide input to the RAMS team related to the satellite constellation reliability/availability analyses, review the outcome of the analysis;
  • Contribution to the board endorsing or approving new or modified requirements (e.g. Engineering Board, Risk Management Board, Schedule Management Board, Change Control Boards) and working meetings;
  • Contribution to the preparation and evaluation of the technical requirements (UNCLA and CLA) for the space segment development and operations;
  • Contribution to the technical evaluation of EUSPA’s suppliers baselines change related to Space Segment;
  • Review of the technical documentation (UNCLA and CLA) for the space segment level activities;
  • Preparation and maintenance of space segment documentation (UNCLA and CLA) as required (e.g. Technical Notes, Plans, Technical Specifications, Procedures, Schedules, Presentations …);
  • Performance of regular and ad-hoc reporting to the Technical Officer;
  • Provision of technical expertise related to satellite requirements, security and performance;
  • Support to Launch Services activities.

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 security engineering for classified environments / defence;
  • Exposed to ISO27001 / 27002 certified environments and COMSEC information;
  • One or more of the fields of expertise are required:
    • Security Governance and risk management;
    • Security Audit and implementation;
    • Service and facility management;
    • Handling of classified documentation (EU, NATO);
    • Security accreditation;
    • Business development.
  • ISO27001 audit experience is an asset;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Eligibility to work and live in the EU;
  • Eligibility for EU Personal Security Clearance is mandatory.

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.