Systems Engineer (Airport Domain) Job at EUROCONTROL – Supporting European Aviation – in Brussel

Function title: Systems Engineer (Airport Domain)

Reference: NOC-NM-2022-AD/465

Location: Brussels – Information about living in Brussels

Nature of competition: Internal and external competition

Applicable regulations: Staff regulations governing officials of the EUROCONTROL Agency

Grades for publication: AD5-6-7-8 – Check salary simulations for the basic grade

Type of post: Administrator (AD5-AD12 )

Duration of appointment: 5 Year (s)

Security clearance: None required

Directorate/Service: NMD/NOM/APT – Airports Unit

Competition publication date: 28/04/2022

Competition closing date: 26/05/2022 (23:59 Brussels time)

Reserve list: Applicable – See details in the “Useful information” section

Your team

Within the Network Management Directorate ,the “Operations” service enhances and delivers performance focused operational services (ATFCM services, network airport-related operational functions/services, including the European aviation crisis management function), with cost effectiveness and an excellent level of service to clients and partners.

Your role

Your role will be to:
Liaise with airports products owners to identify business needs and ensure that the products’ deliverables fulfil these needs.

Provide guidance and act as focal point for systems architecture (e.g. airport corner, European Regional Connected Airports (ERCA), airports function dashboard, etc).

Analyse business requirements, and define in close collaboration with technological teams the technical specifications and system architecture.

Monitor the product delivery progress; identify risks, obstacles, and solve product related problems.

Keep an overview of all systems developments and identify synergies between different airport work streams.

Contribute to the maintenance of the technical documentation.

Contribute to or lead workshops, share expertise, participate to internal and external working groups, projects, fora, etc.

Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

University studies of at least 3 years in a relevant domain (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, etc.). A higher education level (e.g. Master’s degree) would be an asset.

Internal candidates should check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.

A minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience.

Experience with the application of modern software development methodologies and standards in large-scale software systems.

Experience with system and software architectures.

Understanding of Agile process and principles.

Experience or knowledge with the one of following systems would be an advantage:

o ATM systems

o Airport systems

o Mission critical systems

Knowledge in airport/airlines operations and/or air traffic management (ATM) would be an advantage.

Technical drafting skills (English).

Analytical thinking: You analyse information and are able to identify relationships.

Communication: You are able to foster two-way communication.

Result focus: You seek to improve personal performance.

Decision-making: You take decision based on balanced arguments.

Teamwork: You foster teamwork.

Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment.

Professional conduct in line with the corporate behaviours of the Agency, i.e. result-driven, readiness to change, customer focus, integrity and team-player approach.

The working languages of the Agency are English and French. For this particular job, candidates must be proficient users of English at level C1. The selected candidate will be required to become basic users of French at level A1 before the end of the probation period.

The levels relate to the Common European Framework of References for languages (CEFR).

Useful information

Applications will be accepted from nationals of EUROCONTROL Member States only.

Duration of appointment: This is an appointment for a determined period of 5 Year (s). It could be extended up to a maximum of 9 years or converted into an undetermined contract.

Internal candidates

If selected, the person will keep their current type of appointment duration (undetermined or determined).

The internal staff member with a determined contract will be offered, in principle, an appointment for 5 Year (s) with a maximum total duration of 9 years.

The successful candidate shall be appointed at the grade in the function group and to the type of post indicated in the vacancy notice, or, if a group of grades has been published, in principle at the basic grade.

In case of reserve list: Suitable candidates, however not selected to fill the post, will be placed on a reserve list for similar functions. The period of validity of reserve list is 1 year from the closing date of applications .

Information on salary and benefits can be found on the web page: https://www.eurocontrol.int/careers

EUROCONTROL is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunities. In the event of equal merit, preference may be given to the applicant from the under-represented diversity characteristics in order to complement diversity of teams and rebalance the workforce.

Candidates should go to our Careers website and read the tips on how to apply.

About the Company

Company: EUROCONTROL – Supporting European Aviation –

Company Location:  Brussel

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