Space Internship

Company Details

Safety by Innovation.

Next Ingegneria dei Sistemi SpA is an Italian strategic company with consolidated experience in the defense, transport, space and cybersecurity sectors. Dynamic technological reality, interpreter of a reference excellence, is aimed at anticipating and declining the evolution of the IT market.

To strengthen its staff in the Strategic Area of ​​Business Space, the company is looking for a trainee to train and be included in project activities for the integration, verification and validation of components and subsystems of the ground segment of space systems.

Internship title : Integration, verification and validation of space systems

Formative objective of the internship

The trainee will be trained in integration, verification and validation of HW / SW infrastructures of the ground segment of satellite missions. The intern will be assigned to a company tutor, to whom he will refer during the internship for the performance of his / her activities. The activities can be carried out on site or at a client company.

Internship duration: 4 – 6 months

Detail Area of ​​activity (ref. Atlas of work)

14.01.10 – Integration of system components
14.01.12 – Release (deployment) of the solution
14.01.11 – Testing of IT systems
14.01.14 – Engineering of ICT systems
Activity description

The training will cover some of the following activities

  • GS (Ground Segment) Requirements Analysis and Documentation
  • Definition of the plan and activities of AIV (Assembly Integration and Verification)
  • Definition of sequence diagrams
  • Definition and updating of the DVCM (Design Verification Control Matrix)
  • Definition of test specifications
  • Preparation / updating and execution of test procedures
  • Definition of test scenarios
  • Definition and preparation of Test Data Sets and support tools
  • Development and maintenance of small batch scripting / supporting code for SW integration and automation of test scenarios
  • Drafting of test reports
  • Project documentation update
  • Management of anomalies
  • Preparation of the test platform
  • SW application configuration on test platform
  • SW installation on test platform
  • Development, configuration and maintenance of virtual environments

Qualifications required

  • Degree in scientific or engineering disciplines
  • Knowledge of English: written (minimum level B2) and spoken (minimum level A2 / B1)

They constitute a preferential title

  • Knowledge of the architecture of the Ground Segment of Earth Observation satellite systems
  • Knowledge of Linux RedHat systems, Linux shell and scripting languages,
  • Knowledge of modeling methodologies (eg UML or SySML)

Objectives of the internship (ref. Atlas of work)

  • Integrate and install hardware, software and subsystem components into a new or existing system, applying defined procedures and ensuring the integrity, interoperability and security of information
  • Deliver the solution in perfect working order to the user in compliance with the predefined operating standards, providing for its installation and configuration, at start-up, taking care to adequately document the deployment
  • Prepare internal procedures and standards for various types of testing processes, respecting the external reference standards
  • Carry out tests of ICT systems in compliance with the reference procedures and standards, having previously organized their organization, evaluating the results and preparing the required documentation
  • Integrate physical devices, networks, hardware and / or software components in an efficient system with high levels of cohesion and quality, able to meet the needs (e.g. functionality, performance, costs, quality, time, energy efficiency, information security , data protection) by building system structure models and conducting behavioral simulations

Tagged as: internship, dvcm, integration of system components, ict systems, sequence diagrams, modeling methodologies

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