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Navigation Sensor Station and Satellite Operations Specialis

£ 900.00 - £ 900.00 per day
Minimum Requirement: 

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
• A deep technical understanding of GNSS technologies across space/launch, system/ground and operations segments, the interoperability and trade off aspects across all technical areas of a GNSS system 
• Extensive years satellite operations, systems engineering and ground experience 
• Detailed knowledge and understanding of satellite telemetry and telecommand, navigation sensor site installation and operation and spacecraft operations.
• Extensive experience of the UK GNSS industry Sector 
• Experience in multiple stages of the system and product design lifecycles
• Experience of large system architecture design and logical design thinking
• An understanding of System Engineering principles and processes
• Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
• Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
• Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills

The UK GNSS programme is being led by the UK Space Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence to undertake an Engineering Design and Development Phase (EDDP) which will deliver a number of outputs related to design options for a UK-GNSS. 

The high-level objectives of which are:

• Undertake system engineering and planning activities necessary to prepare for the implementation of a UK GNSS capability
• Provide technical inputs to support the preparation of a Business Case for the UK GNSS Capability
• Develop Authority procurement and industrialisation plans to ensure that the programme procurement and implementation is aligned with UK Government objectives and constraints
• Initiate critical development activities and early Long Lead Item procurements

The TT&C, Navigation Sensor Station and Satellite Operations Specialist will be part of a small team, supporting the UKGNSS Technical Director in the definition of the technical strategy, oversight of the technical activities and mentoring of the UKGSS Authority technical team. 

To maintain independence and to enable appropriate oversight the specialist role would not be based in the London programme office, working predominately off site and attending programme meetings as and when required.

• Develop and maintain navigation system TT&C and sensor station strategy
• Develop and maintain top level systems engineering assumptions and risks
• Review key programme technical documents.
• Provide specialist advice and guidance for navigation segment technical related activities.
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CV Deadline: Friday 2nd August @ 5.30pm