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    Job Description
    TitleProduct Operations Engineer
    Job posted on06/01/2016
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin a month
    Job Description

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a

    Product Operations Engineer

    You will be based initially for 2 years at our client’s headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further years may be possible. In this large European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with challenging tasks and responsibilities.

    Your Tasks Include:

    The tasks of the key person will include:

    • Support to routine operations involving the MSG, MTP and EPS data processing systems; this includes:
      • Monitoring and reporting on the performance of the MSG, MTP and EPS data processing systems and the quality and availability of the MSG and MTP Level 1 and Level 2 products and EPS Level 0 to Level 2 products;
      • Investigating anomalies relating to the performance of the MSG, MTP and EPS data processing systems and the quality and availability of the MSG and MTP Level 1 and Level 2 and EPS Level 0 to Level 2 products;
      • Preparing and reviewing technical documentation relating to data processing operations;
      • Providing stand-by / call-out support;
    • Support to the further development of the MSG and EPS data processing systems, including the specification and validation of system updates;
    • Support to the preparation of operational monitoring for future MSG and EPS spacecrafts;
    • Support for the operations preparation for future programmes, e.g. Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and EUMETSAT Polar System 2nd Generation (EPS 2G);
    • Participation in technical meetings;
    • Participation in formal reviews.

     

    Your Profile:

    In addition to having a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, the key person shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in the operational use and quality control of geophysical data. Specifically, the key person shall have the following mandatory skills:

    • Significant experience in the verification and validation of operational data processing systems;
    • Experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems;
    • Experience with production monitoring and reporting;
    • Experience with configuration control of software and data;
    • Experience with Oracle databases and SQL.

    It would be a distinct advantage for the key person to have experience with the following:

    • Imaging and sounding instrumentation for remote sensing spacecraft;
    • Programming Languages (e.g. C, C++ and Fortran);
    • Scripting Languages (e.g. Perl, Python, shell);
    • Spacecraft and/or ground segment operations;
    • Operational use and quality control of satellite data.

    The key person shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and must be able to work with the minimum of supervision.

    The official languages are English and French. The working language for the position is English and therefore the key person must be able to work effectively in this language and have knowledge of the other. Good communication skills are essential for the fulfillment of the tasks requiring interaction.

     

    REFERENCE: 14-209420

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    CLOSING DATE: 6th February 2016

    MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from private and public corporations to national and international authorities and agencies.

    Contact information
    CompanyMoltek Consultants Ltd
    Contact namePeter Clarke
    AddressThe Business Centre
    Green Road
    Horsmonden
    United Kingdom
    TN12 8JS
    Phone+44(0)1892 725000
    Fax+44(0)1892 725001
    Emailrecruit@moltek.net
    Web Pagehttp://www.moltek.com/


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