Airport Network Integration Expert


EUROCONTROL is seeking to add an Airport Network Integration Expert to its team in Brussels.

The role:

  • Contribute to the integration of airports to the European ATM network by supporting the deployment of data exchange between airports and the Network Manager (A-CDM airports, Advanced ATC Towers, Regional Airports, Advanced Network Integrated airports and future airport integration concepts).
  • Define test scenarios with external stakeholders and internal teams as support to airport integration.
  • Analyse data based on the defined test scenarios in full collaboration with airports, validate data against operational criteria and prepare technical test reports to support operational deployment.
  • Contribute to the full integration project lifecycle, including Initial Safety Assessments, organisation of operational trials and the transition from test phase into operations, maintaining/updating implementation plans and other relevant technical documentation etc.
  • Contribute with expertise to post-ops incident investigations, to the evolution of systems, produce progress reports, prepare training material, etc.
  • Contribute to meetings, working groups, projects, taskforces, etc. as needed.
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.

Requirements and qualifications:

  • Completed university studies of 4 years in a relevant domain (e.g. Engineering, Aeronautics, Data Science etc) plus 3 years of relevant working experience, or university studies of at least 3 years plus 4 years relevant professional experience.
  • Internal candidates should check on the intranet to see what level of in-house experience is considered equivalent to educational qualifications where appropriate.
  • Experience in A-CDM activities.
  • Experience in DPI (Departure Planning Information) messages.
  • Experience in systems testing and validation.
  • Understanding of air traffic flow and capacity management and the role of airports in it.
  • Project management skills.
  • Technical drafting skills (English).
  • The following would be considered an advantage:o Experience in airport data systems
    • Experience in airport ops processes
    • Experience in API (Arrival Planning Information) messages
    • Experience in requirements development process
    • Knowledge of NM core systems
    • Understanding of flight planning and airspace data
  • Quality focus: You set and foster high quality standards.
  • Analytical thinking: You analyse information and are able to identify relationships.
  • Customer focus: You adapt services to respond to customer needs.
  • Planning & organising: You know how to plan ahead and adapt as required.
  • Team work: 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.
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