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    Job Description
    TitlePayload Data Ground Segment Systems Engineer
    Job posted on21/03/2019 (modified on 11/07/2019)
    LocationDarmstdadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationMaster
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    You will support a mission-critical payload data ground system providing satellite data products to meteorological services world-wide. You will be part of a small multinational team. You will work in a complex Linux-based environment comprising a large number of powerful, state-of-the-art server and storage systems. You will use and extend your experience on system level (architecture, interfaces, data flows).

    Summary / objective

    We are looking for a degree-educated system engineer to work in a complex satellite data processing system. Our team supports the customer (on-site in Darmstadt) to process and deliver meteorological data to international users: complete, in time and with good quality.

    Responsibilities / Duties

    Performance monitoring and preventive maintenance to ensure continuous, complete and timely production and delivery of the products to the users;

    Anomaly investigation, root cause analysis and Anomaly Reports handling: this will also include providing recommendations for workarounds to mitigate satellite anomalies;

    Support evolution of the software – building, packaging, deployment, integration and testing in test environments and operational environment. Maintenance and update of operational documentations;

    Perform technical analysis of system architecture and specification evolutions or major upgrades of the operational ground systems. Contribute to proposals, and to the IV&V activities for major evolutions of the operational ground systems.

    Qualifications / Experience

    Degree in Informatics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Telecommunication or other relevant scientific or engineering area;

    Experience in software development, Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) of complex systems;

    System-level and component-level experience (complex system architecture with many interfaces, data flows and dependencies) is more relevant than programming experience;

    Experience working in a Linux based environment.

    Essential Skills

    Able to work in an orderly and disciplined manner, demonstrating analytical approach and attention to detail;

    Working in Linux (RHEL) environment on shell level (bash);

    Network services (SSH, NFS, FTP, HTTP) typical in Linux environments;

    Professional communication, in English language, with customer and other involved parties/teams;

    Configuration Control processes and tools;

    Able to work with minimum supervision.

    Desirable Skills

    Scripting languages (bash, perl, python);

    Databases (SQL);

    Source code configuration control (Subversion);

    Java / C++ programming language;

    Eclipse IDE knowledge;

    Experience with high-availability systems (RAID disk arrays, network interface bonding, cluster servers);

    Experience with Payload Data Ground Segment systems;

    Knowledge of space and ground system engineering processes, system and software life-cycles and standards.

    Further Requirements

    After the familiarisation period it is expected that the candidate participates in the rotating on-call duty

    Web Pagehttps://www.telespazio-vega.de/jobs/j18099
    Contact information
    CompanyTelespazio VEGA Deutschland GmbH
    Contact nameHuman Resources
    AddressEuropaplatz 5
    Darmstadt
    Germany
    64293
    Phone+49 (0) 6151 8257-0
    Emailrecruitment@vega.de
    Web Pagehttps://www.telespazio-vega.de/jobs/j18099


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