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Galileo Test Engineer - Space Unit



Quality Assurance
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, November 25, 2023

Position Description:

Join us as a Test Engineer (Assembly, Integration, and Verification Engineer) and become a vital contributor to the Galileo program, Europe's prestigious global satellite system. Working on a mission-critical system within the Galileo infrastructure, you'll strengthen security and data protection in the realm of satellite navigation. The complexity of this system is your domain, and we invite you to dive in.

Your role in our team
In your position, you will take on a central role in the Assembly, Integration, and Verification (AIV) of the Key Management Facility (KMF) of the Galileo Mission Segment, driving mission-critical systems for one of the world's most respected space programs.

• You will contribute to the Galileo program, enhancing satellite navigation's security and data protection.
• Your role spans international clients, including the European Space Agency and the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA).
• You'll verify component and element requirements, execute tests, and ensure the system's robustness.
• Your meticulous attention to detail and analytical skills make you an integral part of our Rotterdam-based team.

How you strengthen our team
Joining our CGI Space team in Rotterdam, Netherlands, means stepping into a dynamic role where your expertise shines. We're looking for someone who:

• Thrives on verifying requirements for intricate space systems.
• Excels at tackling complex technical challenges with advanced analytical skills.
• Is known for their impeccable organization and boundless energy.

You'll quickly adapt to complex systems and diverse testing tools, navigate testing lifecycles with ease, and embrace the fast-paced agility of our environment. Your inquisitive problem-solving abilities set you apart.

Desired qualifications include hands-on experience in mission-critical or space projects, familiarity with ESA GSWS-G standards or their equivalents, a knack for test automation (UFT), and a solid grasp of Linux, SQL, and 3-tier web-based development architectures, particularly in Java and Oracle.

Your top-notch communication skills are a valuable asset as you work collaboratively in a team. Your readiness to travel to client sites and CGI offices across Europe is highly regarded.

With a Bachelor's degree (HBO or WO) or higher in Information Technology/Telecommunications or a related field, you're already on the path to success. We expect a minimum of two years of relevant work experience, making you a strong addition to our team. Your journey here will be filled with exciting challenges and opportunities to make a real impact in the world of space systems.

Please note that holding an EU passport is mandatory for obtaining an EU Personal Security Clearance at the CONFIDENTIAL level, which is a part of our selection process.

Why CGI?
CGI is one of the world's largest IT consultancy firms. Our people keep the Netherlands running. Government agencies, banks, (aero-) space, infrastructure organizations and energy and manufacturing companies are clients of CGI. We work on interesting projects that touch the daily lives of millions of people. We are present regionally, augmented with global domain knowledge, our ecosystem, and colleagues spread all over the world. We are proud of the impactful projects that we, together with our colleagues, make a success.

At CGI, we place great value on diversity and inclusion, as this not only promotes collaboration but often leads to better results. We look forward to your contribution to our team!

• Work in small self-managing teams consisting of experts in your field
• Take control of your own career with the space to continue developing yourself
• You work with the latest technologies
• An excellent salary and attractive secondary employment conditions
• Immediate permanent contract
• Part-time possibilities
• And the opportunity to become a CGI shareholder

Join our team of experts and apply now!
We will contact you as soon as possible. Questions about the position? Ask them to Gert Mariën, Director Consulting Services via
For more information about the application procedure, please contact recruiter Chris Nikijuluw via + 31 6 204 51 105 or

We do not collaborate with external recruitment agencies. Therefore, unsolicited acquisition is not appreciated.

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.