We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
MTG Data Processing System Procurement Consultant
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 consultant will be integrated into the Data Processing Team of the MTG Ground Segment. The overarching task of the consultant will be to support the procurement activities for the MTG L0, L1 and L2 data processing facilities, primarily by developing and consolidating the knowledge needed to acquire the mission data processing functionality for on-line and off-line functions, including functionality providing common services, such as data handling, processor allocation and monitoring, job control, and general M&C, and by supporting the technical interface to industrial consortia.
The consultant will support the development, verification & validation, on-site delivery, acceptance and warranty of the MTG data processing systems. In addition, support for ground segment integration and system validation activities may be required.
In particular the tasks will include:
In the performance of these tasks, the consultant shall comply with the applicable rules of the Directory of Instructions (DI) and the Client Management System, the applicable organizational and divisional management standards, and also with the relevant working practices and procedures as well as the organizational and divisional documentation management procedures. The set of applicable rules and working practices to be applied during the execution of the work will be made available at start of the duties.
In addition to having a University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as computer science, physics, mathematics or remote sensing, the Consultant shall have a minimum of three years’ experience in software engineering for operational processing of satellite or meteorological data.
Knowledge and experience of the following is mandatory:
Practical knowledge of as many as possible of the following will be an advantage:
The official languages are English and French. The working language for this position is English and therefore the consultant must be able to work effectively in this language.
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 26th 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.