Product Assurance Engineer (m/w) in München


Spaceopal is the prime service operations contractor for the European Galileo Satellite Navigation System and manages all Galileo Service Operations. The awarded European Commission (EC) contract to Spaceopal is more than just its satellites in space. Galileo Service Operations will provide high-quality positioning, navigation and timing services to users across the whole world as a civil-controlled service with guaranteed continuity of coverage.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Product Assurance (PA) Engineer will be involved in the definition, design, engineering and execution of all Product Assurance activities.

  • Contribution to the planning, implementation and management of Product Assurance / Quality Assurance activities in all Galileo project FOC phases
  • Contribution to surveillance and management of subcontractors with respect to product assurance, quality and safety related matters
  • Contribution to define, develop and ensure delivery of quality and safety concepts and plans for the Galileo FOC phase
  • Involvement on the set-up and management of a non-conformance control program
  • Execution of RAMS tasks including performance review of system level RAMS analysis
  • Processing and contribution to the management of quality documentation (e.g. Non Conformance Reports) using ARTS and NCTS Systems
  • Surveillance and participation to operations preparation and validation activities
  • Supporting Project Management in the Risk Management process
  • Contribution to definition, control and monitoring of (safety) critical items
  • Participation in progress meetings and program reviews
  • Coordination, preparation and moderation of ARBs, CCBs and MRBs
  • Contribution to the coordination of internal and external project quality audits
  • Contribution to a Safety Management plan and manual for Galileo FOC phase
  • Contribution to planning, management and implementation of a software PA program and associated tasks
  • Provide – when requested – Customer interface in quality, product assurance and safety aspects of the project


Required Qualification and Experience:

University degree in a relevant field (e.g. Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Telecommunications or Electronics)

Experience in similar activities, better if acquired in Space or Defence programs, or related Industrial sectors. Experience in the Galileo program, and especially knowledge of the Galileo-specific accreditation processes and methodology, will be a preferential factor.

  • Proven and qualified experience in professional Product Assurance and Quality Assurance in the satellite operations business
  • Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge as well as experience of auditing and subcontractor auditing
  • Good knowledge of ESA-ECSS-Q-series standards and workmanship procedures
  • Good knowledge at system level of Galileo Program and current deployment status and criticalities
  • Experience in managing anomaly reports life cycle using ESA Standards Tools (ARTS, NCTS) and both in chairing and coordinating ARBs and CCBs for Space Programs
  • Experience of Quality Management Systems and Standards
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Fluency in Italian and/or German is appreciated even if not mandatory
  • Strong attitude to team work, also leveraging resources not directly dependent on him/her
  • Fluency in standard office automation tools (word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet, etc.)


Work location: Spaceopal headquarter Munich, Germany.  It could be necessary to spend time periodically at the GCC-D (Oberpfaffenhofen, Munich, Germany), at the GCC-I (Fucino, Italy) and in other relevant project locations in Europe.

The position is full time.

Please apply in English via e-mail to, quoting your earliest availability and desired salary, FAO Mrs. Anna K. Faber-Mauter (HR Manager).

Mehr zum Job

Anzeigenart Stellenangebot
Arbeitszeit Vollzeit
Vertragsart Festanstellung
Berufliche Praxis mit Berufserfahrung
Aus- und Weiterbildung Abgeschlossene Berufsausbildung / Lehrabschluss
Berufskategorie Technische Berufe, Ingenieurwesen / Qualitätsicherung, Qualitätsprüfung
Arbeitsort Arnulfstraße 58, 80335 München


Spaceopal GmbH

Kontakt für Bewerbung

Frau Anna Faber-Mauter
Arnulfstraße 58, 80335 München

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Spaceopal GmbH
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