Data operations specialist (EAIM Service)

  • Eurocontrol
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • 18/03/2020
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Job Description

  • Reference: NOC-NM-2020-FGIV/210
  • Location: Brussels
  • Applicable regulations: Conditions of Employment of Contract Staff at EUROCONTROL
  • Grades: 13/15
  • Generic post: Junior Specialist (FG-IV) (13/15)
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Duration: 3 Year(s)
  • Security clearance: EU/NATO SECRET
  • Directorate/Service: NMD/INF/IAC - Information & Cyber Unit
  • Competition closing date: 22/04/2020 (23:59 Brussels time)


Within the Network Management Directorate, "Information & Cyber" delivers
European projects related to information management, cyber security and EAD. The
service participates to the development of the digital infrastructure enabling the SES
Digital Sky transformation.


You will perform the following tasks under the responsibility of your superior:

  • Monitor and report regularly on EAD static data completeness, stored and provided
    in AIXM 4.5 (SDO) and AIXM 5.1 (SDD) formats, by using the EAD tools and reports
    as appropriate;
  • Support day-to-day EAD service/data operations and participate to meetings with the
    EAD service provider by offering expert advice on issues related to the data
    managed by EAD;
  • Ensure co-ordination and enhancements of the EAD operations, in close
    consultation and co-operation with stakeholder groups, user groups and EAD clients,
    and develop and present supporting documents (e.g. action papers);
  • Contribute to data quality improvement initiatives of EAD and EAD clients, including
    data quality review in accordance with applicable EC regulations for aeronautical
    information service provision;
  • Provide expertise in incident and claim management, managed by the EAD Service
    Desk, deal with data operational queries from EAD data users and EAD data
    providers, and identify operational requirements for EAD service enhancement;
  • Support data harmonization guidance development and change requests proposals
    for the EAD operational documentation updates;
  • Contribute to reviews and updates of the EAD service operational documentation as
    part of EAD release;
  • Define operational specifications for aeronautical information features and
    aeronautical information data set for the EAD data catalogue in compliance with the
    EC regulations, ICAO procedures for Air Navigation Services - Aeronautical
    Information Management (PANS-AIM) and air operations (PANS-OPS);
  • Identify operational needs and propose operational specifications for the development of relevant rules (e.g. data harmonisation for SDO/SDD, user extensions, EAD Business Rules, etc.);
  • Ensure the availability of EAD Static Data Management (SDM) operational guidelines;
  • Carry out any other task in line with the main purpose of the job.


  • Completed university studies of 4 years in a relevant domain or relevant professional
    training of an equivalent level;
  • A minimum of 1-year relevant professional experience acquired in the aviation
  • EAD Static Data Operations (SDO) training would be a strong advantage;
  • Operational experience in aeronautical information operations acquired in an
    Aeronautical Information Service Provider or Air Navigation Service Provider;
  • Experience in developing best practices or understanding of the process of
    developing best practices;
  • Understanding of AIS/AIM ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPS)
    and the European regulatory ATM framework with a focus on data operations;
  • The following would be considered an advantage:
    • Experience with EAD main and subsystems;
    • Knowledge of AIXM principles.
  • Technical drafting skills in English;
  • Communication: Fosters two-way communication;
  • Managing change: Supports the change process;
  • Customer focus: Adapts services to respond to customer needs;
  • Problem solving: Anticipates and solves business issues;
  • Analytical thinking: Analyses information and identifies relationships;
  • 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
    post, thorough knowledge of English (written/oral) and satisfactory knowledge of
    French to the extent necessary for the performance of the described duties are

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