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CNS/ATM Safety Practitioner (with SWAL expertise)

Ensuring aviation safety by managing and following up on Safety activities within DGS&O or the other Directorates when applicable, in close cooperation with DGS&O and the C/SMU Safety Advisor and his services.

What does a skeyes CNS/ATM Safety Practitioner do?

Organising, coordinating and following up safety assessments within DGS&O in accordance with the applicable legislation and methodology. This includes among other things:

  • identify and analyse risks arising from changes in ATM/AIM/MET functional systems in cooperation with the services involved;
  • develop safety recommendations and highlight the safety requirements that services must implement to ensure an acceptable level of safety;
  • follow up and monitor the implementation of the requirements and recommendations, including the collection of safety evidence (Notes to OPS, training records, NOTAMs, etc.);
  • prepare the files for certification.

The Software Assurance Level (SWAL) expert is responsible for the following:

  • maintain and organise the Software Assurance Process at DGS&O and translate the legal requirements into skeyes processes;
  • draft software assurance requirements for the public tender in close coordination with project and programme management;
  • verify and validate the evidence provided by the supplier to support the Software Assurance Demonstration;
  • perform software audits at the supplier’s premises;
  • maintain the Assurance Demonstration software of the skeyes systems during their lifetime by applying the change management process applicable to skeyes.

Promoting the importance of Safety within the operational services of DGS&O, in close cooperation with the Safety Management Unit (C/SMU). This includes among other things:

  • promote the safety culture within DGS&O with a view to stimulating the 'safety attitude' of the air traffic controllers and promoting mutual communication;
  • participate in all actions that promote safety in general and/or the individual safety attitude (write articles for safety publications, lead workshops on aviation safety).

Candidate profile

What makes you the perfect CNS/ATM Safety Practitioner ?

  • you have knowledge of and experience within the broad spectrum of ATM/CNS/MET systems;
  • you have experience with Air Traffic Control operations and processes, which is considered as an added value;
  • you have experience with safety assessments (analysis, reporting, recommendations, follow-up), which is considered as an asset (preferably in the aviation, transport, industrial or nuclear sector);
  • you have a strong analytical and operational mind;
  • you have good communication skills;
  • you have an eye for detail;
  • you have a good command of English (spoken and written)
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