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Segment Engineering Design Team Manager

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  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2016
  • Duration: 04/06/2017
The Company:
makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The Role:
A versatile experienced Senior Systems engineer is required for the Galileo GCS project. The successful candidate will lead a team of engineers working on the design of the flight operations system for the Galileo constellation of satellites.

The successful candidate will report to the Head of Systems Engineering and be fully responsible for the Galileo GCS segment design team.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate team leading experience within a large technical complex programme.

In addition, the candidate must have customer facing abilities, as the position entails technical exchanges and meetings with the European Space Agency (ESA), System Prime and Subcontractors.
The main tasks and responsibilities will include:

• Requirements analysis and functional decomposition;
• Design of software systems architectures;
• System Performance budgeting;
• Delivery of incremental systems design;
• Authoring of technical specifications;
• Interface definition;
• Technical review of software subsystems;
• Technical analysis of system design issues;
• Interaction with the customer and suppliers;

This role will involve some travel for business and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

Previous Experience:

Essential: System engineering, Software engineering, basic networking experience, formal approach to documentation, pro-active problem-solving approach
Desirable: Satellite flight operations systems, security engineering
Essential: Experience of complex hardware and software integration projects
Desirable: Experience of flight operations infrastructure
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