Flight Data Processing Team Leader

EUROCONTROL

Flight Data Processing Team Leader

EUROCONTROL

Maastricht, Netherlands

Reference: NOC-MA-2019-AD/162
Nature of competition: Internal and external competition
Applicable regulations: General conditions of employment
Grades for publication: AD7-8
Type of post: Administrator (AD5-AD12)
Duration: 5 Year(s)
Security clearance: Security vetting is required in accordance with the relevant EUROCONTROL security provisions
Directorate/Service: MAAS/ATM/Technical Systems
Competition closing date: 08/01/2020 (23:59 Brussels time)

YOUR TEAM

Within the Directorate Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre, the Technical System service is responsible for the maintenance and evolution of software products which support MUAC in achieving its capacity targets and sustain the growing air traffic demand. In addition, it provides resources to various projects in its area of expertise.

YOUR ROLE

Your role will be to:

  • Drive the maintenance and evolution of the mission critical flight data processing system and other products (FLB-FDS, ODAT, FDO, LARA, …) at a very high level of availability, reliability and quality;
  • Manage the team in the execution of its tasks and ensure continued proficiency and personal development by setting targets, establishing training plans, ensuring regular evaluation and adjusting targets where required;
  • Ensure support to Maastricht’s operations and liaise directly with Operations Room supervisors in the resolution of critical technical incidents;
  • Oversee an external supplier remote team, negotiate and manage support contracts with suppliers including the coordination and validation of contract deliverables;
  • Provide strategic advice to senior management regarding the evolution of the MUAC FDPS and other mission critical systems in close coordination with the relevant services and teams;
  • Collaborate closely with relevant services and associated teams on activities and deliverables (i.e. ATS releases, systems specifications, etc.);
  • Ensure that service’s deliverables are compliant with safety, quality and security standards;
  • Drive innovation, and lead or participate in projects, working groups, studies and in the design of new products and applications.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES

  • Completed university studies or 4 years in a relevant domain (e.g. Engineering, Computer Science, etc.);
  • 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 6 years of relevant working experience;
  • Experience with system and software architectures and real-time mission critical systems;
  • Experience with the application of modern software development methodologies and standards in large-scale software systems;
  • Experience in managing technical teams;
  • Knowledge of ATM Systems and operational concepts would be an asset, in particular in the area of flight data processing systems and related functionalities (e.g. CWP, AGDL, …);
  • Good analytical, communication and people management skills. Result focus approach;
  • Thorough knowledge of English (written/oral).

USEFUL INFORMATION

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

EUROCONTROL’s role is to support European aviation by delivering technical excellence and civil-military expertise across the full spectrum of air traffic management, supporting our Member States and a wide spectrum of stakeholders including air navigation service providers, civil and military airspace users, airports and aircraft/equipment manufacturers.

Our activities touch on operations, service provision, concept development, research, Europe-wide project implementation, performance improvements, coordination with key aviation players at various levels as well as providing support to the future evolution and strategic orientations of aviation. To know more, please visit our company pages at: https://www.eurocontrol.int/about-us.

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

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