Senior Systems Engineer

Company Details

Engineering the World With You

RHEA Group is currently recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer to support the cyber-security team on its activities for the European Space Agency. You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging environment with state-of-the-art technologies within the cyber-security and space domains.

If you have a passion or interest for Space and want to expand your knowledge and experience into cyber security, then you are in the right place. At RHEA Group you will have the opportunity to work and learn in an exciting environment and participate in unique space and cyber-security projects for the European Space Agency, the European Commission and national space programmes.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Maintain coherence across the whole SCCoE System.
  • Requirements: System, Security, External Interfaces.
  • Infrastructure Design: IT & Networking, ESEC Facilities, Specialist Hardware.
  • Software Design: System, Subsystems and Components & Interfaces.
  • Security Design: Across the whole system.
  • Ensure coherence of verification activities at system, subsystem and component and make sure they incorporate certification and accreditation need.
  • Advise and lead the design engineers responsible for SW, Infrastructure, IV&V.
  • Liaise with the Software Development Teams, QA Manager and Security Team.
  • Interact with supporting subcontractors and plan activities.
  • Provide the main technical representation to the customer.
  • Support Service Operations Manager with Transfer to Operations Planning and ensuring the system will meet operational needs.
  • Provide inputs to Implementation & Deployment Planning.
  • Report to SCCoE Project Manager.
  • Work with PM to ensure the system meets the customer requirements and is cost effective.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University level qualification in an Engineering or Science discipline.
  • Minimum 10 years experience as a System Engineer working in Space Programmes.
  • Knowledge of Space Ground System engineering – software and infrastructure.
  • Requirements & Design.
  • System Integration & Verification.
  • Working knowledge of ESA ECSS Standards.
  • Experience of delivering projects to ESA.
  • Knowledge of Cloud Infrastructure (e.g. VMware).
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team working, good analytic and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent communication and documentation abilities.
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • Experience in Cyber Security.

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