We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Copernicus S-3 - Instrument Data Processing 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 Data Processing Engineer (Key Person) shall support the Sentinel-3 Operations with respect to The Client’s Marine Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS) maintenance (in particular anomaly correction and software release processes) in the area of data processing systems from instrument source packet level through to level-2. The Key Person shall also support the coordination of the evolutions of these systems.
The Key Person’s duties will include a range of tasks, from preparing and providing the support of the day-to-day operations and maintenance (currently in the launch preparation phase), the analysis and testing of the facilities (including the handling of anomalies), and the design of upgrades and configuration changes for these facilities. The Key Person shall support the team acting as the focal point for integrating the individual software components into the related data processing systems, covering all aspects of system integration and testing, including support to the end-to-end testing of the complete production system.
The Key Person’s duties will also cover the contribution to the setting-up and implementation of maintenance policies and procedures as well as the co-ordination with external providers of maintenance services. This may also entail the participation in the specification and development of monitoring tools for Sentinel-3.
In support to operations, the Key Person may also be required to provide on-call support as part of a team of maintenance engineers.
The following specific technical skills are highly desirable:
The variety of the tasks and the scope of the systems to be supported require the Key Person to be able to work with a high degree of autonomy and to demonstrate good analytical skills.
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.
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 2nd June 2016
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