Galileo Ground Mission Segment IV&V engineer

Job ID: SSCitaly-24001

Deadline: 15 September 2024

On behalf of the Italian subsidiary of the group – SSC Italy – we are helping to expand the team supporting the Galileo Control Centre Italy (GCC-I), in Fucino.

We are always seeking passionate individuals with a strong background in space engineering. If you are driven, ambitious, and eager to make a significant impact in the space industry, apply now and embark on an extraordinary space journey with us.

Tasks and Activities

We are currently seeking to employ an experienced and motivated Integration, Validation & Verification engineer to support the Galileo Ground Mission Segment maintenance activities.

The scope of the work include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Perform activities related to minor and major evolutions of the Ground Mission Segment Infrastructure.
  • Participate in IV&V campaigns for the Galileo Ground Mission Segment (mainly software based elements).
  • Upgrade the end-to-end integrated maintenance and troubleshooting environment
  • Collaborate with operations and other maintenance teams for problem management, system restoration, vulnerability management and handling of security incidents.
  • Investigate and analyse software anomalies.
  • Define and maintain workarounds and troubleshooting procedures.
  • Participate in the Anomaly Review Boards.
  • Test and deploy software maintenance releases
  • Generate maintenance releases data packs.

Skills and Experience

  • A University Masters degree in Computer Science or a similar discipline.
  • Experience in software integration, verification and validation.
  • Proficiency in Linux environments and virtualization.
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in space missions ground system operations or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of Galileo or other navigation ground segment would be a plus.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the English Language (Spoken and Written).

Legal and Security Requirements

  • Applicants must be legally allowed to work in the EU and hold a European citizenship. Evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.
  • Copy of passport and degree(s) certificate.
  • Good conduct certificate from the country where currently resident.
  • Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference checks.


The work will be performed at the Fucino Space Centre  in Italy.


  • Competitive remuneration package, recognizing the value of your skills and expertise.
  • Unique career opportunities, including the possibility of working in other countries with our SSC Group.
  • Personalized training and development programmes.

To be considered for this Position

Prior to 15 September 2024, please apply via our Job Application form quoting SSCitaly-24001 as reference.

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