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    Job Description
    TitleData Centre Test and Products Operations Engineer
    Job posted on25/02/2016
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 2 months
    Job Description

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a

    Data Centre Test and Products Operations Engineer

    You will be based initially for 2 years at our client’s headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of a further 2 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 key person shall support the Data Centre Operations team and will report to the Data Centre Operations Team Leader. The main tasks of the key person are:

    • Provision of support to the daily monitoring and first line support of the Data Centre, and analysis and reporting of operational anomalies.
    • Provision of support to the user queries received by the user service helpdesk regarding Data Centre services.
    • Support to the development of Data Centre tools for monitoring and reporting.
    • Provision of support to prototyping concepts for evolving the Data Centre services to support current and future Client programmes.
    • Provision of support to the test automation of the Data Centre evolutions.
    • Provision of support to the development of new formats for the Archive data.
    • Provision of support to metadata content and their specification in the new formats.
    • Preparation and maintenance of Data Centre documentation such as operational procedures and service guides for users.
    • Preparation of material to support the usage of Data Centre services.

     

    Your Profile:

    In addition to having a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering / science discipline, the key person must have excellent team working skills, being able to work autonomously and have good analytical skills. The variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported require also very good communication, presentation skills combined with the ability to perform under high workloads.

    The key person shall have skills and experience in the following mandatory areas (minimum 3 years for each):

    • Working in an operations environment supporting the analysis of system and user support issues.
    • Good knowledge of the testing and test automation for a complex hardware and software system.
    • Experience of working with Earth Observation data formats, their visualization and processing.
    • Programming experience in Java language, UNIX environment, scripting in Shell and Perl.
    • Technical knowledge for specification, validation and transformation using XML/XSD/XLT and their associated tools.
    • Experience in using SQL to access relational databases such as Oracle.
    • Experience of handling and manipulating binary data.

    Practical knowledge of the following will be a distinct advantage:

    • Experience in the development of the product formats, ideally netCDF and HDF.
    • Good knowledge of standards, conventions and guidelines for the specification of meta-data for Earth Observation data, for example Climate and Forecast Conventions.
    • Experience with Meteorological data formats such as McIDAS, Geo-Tiff, BUFR and GRIB.
    • Experience with using Data Access tools such as IDV, MATLAB, IDL and THREDDS.
    • Knowledge of the Sub-Version source code control systems.
    • Knowledge of Software Development Environments such as the Eclipse.
    • Knowledge of the QFS Test automation software.

    Fluency in English is mandatory and a working knowledge of French would be an advantage, together with good communication skills.

     

    REFERENCE: 16-212019

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    CLOSING DATE: 12th April 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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