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ISS Increment Manager

2018-05-24 10:25:47| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Human Robotic Exploration Programmes. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post ISS Increment Manager This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands with a resident assignment to Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany. Description ISS Increment Manager in the Research Utilisation Group, Directorate of Human Robotic Exploration Programmes. Duties Under the authority of the Group Leader, the postholder has overall responsibility for managing and coordinating endtoend preparation and implementation of ESA activities for specific assigned ISS Increments. These activities relate to the Columbus module, including its payload facilities, associated ground segment and ISS operations support. The postholder is responsible for preparing, implementing and overseeing execution of all ESA Columbus mission operations activities related to the assigned ISS Increment as defined in the respective Increment Requirements Document IRD. For IRDdefined Increments, the postholder is the interface between the utilisation management and the implementation services. Specifically, duties include defining and managing activities required to implement ESAs ISS requirements and requirements on NASA payloads in the Columbus module for a specific Increment planning and implementing Increment reviews coordinating and implementing the Certification of Flight Readiness process and undertakings for each flightstage of the Increment providing the operational interface to the ESA ISS Utilisation management during the preparation phase with respect to progress reporting, programmatic guidance and issue resolution daytoday management of Increment Requirements and priorities for the current Increment directing the operational implementation and support teams during the execution phase of a specific Increment providing the formal ESA interface with the NASA ISS Increment Manager and Launch Package Managers managing preparation of the postIncrement report. The postholder may be assigned other operationsrelated tasks not linked to a specific Increment during periods when there is no specific assignment. Technical competencies Knowledge of large operations and associated software systems, preferably spacebased Experience in mission, spacecraft andor payload operations Controllingrelated information systems Experience in technical reviews Experience in mission, spacecraft andor payload operations Experience of working in a matrix structure Behavioural competencies Communication Planning Organisation Responsible DecisionMaking Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Self Motivation Education Masters degree or equivalent qualification in science or engineering. Additional requirements Applicants should have a thorough knowledge of the ISS programme, Columbus system and payload operations. They should be systemminded, resultsoriented and able to communicate complex topics effectively. Working in a highly complex operational environment, the postholder needs to be able to integrate teams and operational entities spread across different countries. This requires an ability to plan and organise efficiently. Experience acquired in an international cooperation setting will be an asset. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 14 June 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Recruitment will normally be at the first grade in the band A2 however, if the candidate selected has little or no experience, the position may be filled at A1 level. Apply HERE

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11/06/2018 - ISS research review

2018-05-08 16:23:39| BIFM Events

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ISS Ground Segment Technical IT Systems Team Leader

2018-04-27 11:23:43| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Human Robotic Exploration Programmes. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post ISS Ground Segment Technical IT Systems Team Leader This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands or EAC, PorzWahn, Germany. Description ISS Ground Segment Technical IT Systems Team Leader, ISS Operations Astronauts Group, Directorate of Human Robotic Exploration Programmes. Duties Reporting to the Group leader, the Team Leader will be responsible for ISS European Ground Segment maintenance and operations as well as Technical IT activities at the EAC, working closely with the ISS Operations, Exploration Systems, Payload Engineering and Utilisation Planning Teams, and supported by the team responsible for the EDRS satellite, TEC and EAC personnel. Main tasks include being Technical Officer for the Ground Segment GS maintenance and operations contract, maintaining its GS requirements and GS policy baseline, elaborating engineering change requests, monitoring and guiding their implementation and verification monitoring service compliance, providing performance assessments of contractors ensuring programmatic and technical coordination of GS requirements for new payloads including thirdparty ones commercial, national contributions, etc. and ColumbusISS enhancements through analysis of new payloads or enhancements to elaborate new requirements, defining contractor tasks, contributing to flight readiness certification coordinating all GS external interfaces with17 interconnected sites the Columbus Ground segment, being dispersed, requires continuous coordination to ensure services are received and provided as needed maintaining a strong level of nonclassified security across its GS by supervising implementation and enforcement of security practices across the ISS GS, through the Security Control Board and security consultancy contract supervising work done by the IT Team to support the various systems, infrastructure and operations at the EAC monitoring the ageing baseline of the Columbus GS, performing risk analysis and defining mitigation and evolution plans to keep the GS operational through to end of programme contributing to elaboration of requirements and development of GS systems in support of exploration missions and EACdeveloped analogues The postholder will be responsible for managing a team, its staff resources and activities. Technical competencies Knowledge of large operations and associated software systems, preferably spacebased Experience in mission, spacecraft andor payload operations Experience in development and maintenance of ground infrastructure andor software systems Architecture of ground stations dedicated to space mission support General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position Experience in ESA procurement processes and contract management as well as applied negotiation skills Leadership Competencies Driving performance Developing motivating people Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Strategic vision business context Acting as a role model Leading change Behavioural competencies Communication Planning Organisation Relationship Management Results Orientation Education Engineering degree Masters level. Additional requirements The postholder will have to be able to act as ground system architect, to ensure inner coherence of the Ground Segment and coherence with onboard elements. Applicants should have a good knowledge of spacebased operations and associated hardware andor software systems, preferably in the ISS Programme context, plus a sound understanding of the specific requirements, complexities and limitations of the ISS Ground Segment environment including security aspects and a good knowledge of currentfuture solutions and systems for the GS architecture and systems. Candidates should have relevant experience in the management of ground segment systems related to the ISS. Due to the works interdisciplinary nature, the postholder will be expected to establish and maintain good working relationships and networks with experts, inside and outside the Directorate, from other related disciplines. Experience of dealing with international partners and European national agencies is required. Previous people management experience is an asset, as is experience in an international environment i.e. outside ones home country and in diverse functional areas relevant to ESA activities. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 10 May 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Both locations are suitable the final decision will be taken together with the selected candidate. Apply HERE

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Trump Administration: End ISS Funding, Return to Lunar Exploration

2018-01-25 22:31:21| Extremetech

The Trump administration has called for NASA to cease funding ISS operations in 2024, in order to divert that money into manned lunar exploration in 2025. The post Trump Administration: End ISS Funding, Return to Lunar Exploration appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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ISS System Engineering Support

2018-01-10 19:17:07| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Specific Tasks The service supplier shall support the Exploration missions preparation team with the following duties in this work package Supporting the implementation of ESA internal and industrial system definition studies at Phase AB1 level, including associated technology studies for preparing future European activities and projects in the field of robotic exploration, addressing in particular future Mars Orbiter and Rover mission concepts. Support to preparation and implementation of study reviews with industryinternational partners and ESA internal Developing and maintaining keydriving System and Technical requirements document for future European development activities and studies for exploration at mission, architecture, system and technology level. Supporting international collaboration efforts in the field of exploration missions and supporting the definition and analysis of future international exploration mission scenarios and associated technology requirements. Supporting activities involving engagement of external parties industry, academia, international partners organised by HRE in the field of exploration

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