Galileo RF Systems Engineer - Spain

This is an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to work on the Galileo project, the European space flagship programme.

CETRA BASE is currently looking for a versatile Engineer with experience in RF and/or Ground Stations.

The position is based in Madrid.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Follow up the design and development activities of the Galileo Ground Control Segment in the areas of Ground Stations, antenna mechanics, Radio frequency (RF) and monitoring and control
  • Support the development and upgrades of Telemetry and Telecommand Control Facilities (TTCFs) on the Galileo remote sites
  • Support the element and ground segment validation tests in factory and on-site
  • Support the integration of ground station emulators
  • Support anomaly investigations
  • Generate technical documentation
  • Assitance to technical meetings
  • Support on-site installations (travels to the TTCF remote sites are expected)


  • University degree in Telecommunications Engineering or similar
  • 2-3 years of experience in Systems and requirement validation
  • Experience in validation of ground stations operational systems,
  • Experience with test procedures and test reports
  • Excellent team worker
  • Advanced level in English, both written and spoken. French would be valuable
  • Availability to travel within Europe and to the Galileo remote sites


In line with security requirements of the Galileo mission the candidate shall be a citizen of a European Union state.

This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a security clearance.



The successful candidate will be offered a permanent contract and a very competitive salary package, according to his/her skills and experience.

Interested in this position? Please, send an e-mail with your CV to:
jobs [at]
(without blank spaces and brackets) specifiying in the subject “Galileo Systems Engineer - Spain“.

About Cetra Base

Cetra Base is an engineering company based in Madrid (Spain) providing consultancy support in aerospace sector.

We have expertise in different fields such as Galileo Ground Segment, Ground Stations, Galileo PRS, etc. 



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