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System Engineering Support

  • Noordwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
  • Prague, Praha, Hlavní město, Czechia
  • Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
+2 more

Job description

We are looking for multiple people in support of System 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:

  • Contribute to the technical management of the system and segment infrastructure evolution activities;
  • Support the system development follow up, system qualification and acceptance activities;
  • Participation to system anomaly review board UNCLA/CLA and contribution to the analysis of system anomalies in terms of requirements affected and potential impact on services;
  • Analyse requirements traceability from mission level (MRD), down to GSRD and segment requirements to confirm compliance to Exploitation, Mission and Security requirements;
  • Prepare the acceptance milestone internally in the GSA and in close coordination with external partners;
  • Contribute to trade-offs at GSA level between different deployment and migration approach scenarios, ensuring GNSS service continuity during migration activities;
  • Prepare for, participate and represent the GSA in relevant boards if so requested by the GSA on a case by case basis providing a specific mandate, such as Change Control Boards, from the system and infrastructure point of view;
  • Analyse changes to be implemented in the system in operation and provide an assessment of their adequacy and impact on the system qualification;
  • Produce and maintain up-to-date the physical architecture diagrams to reflect the actual status of the system deployed and operated.

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.


  • Noordwijk, Netherlands
  • Prague, Czechia
  • Madrid, Spain
+2 more


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.