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    Job Description
    TitleCopernicus S-3 - Instrument Data Processing Engineer
    Job posted on25/04/2016
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    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.

     

    Your Profile:

    • At least 3 years experience in the maintenance and/or engineering of software based systems (preferably mission/instrument data processing related);
    • Knowledge of software development lifecycles and demonstrable experience;
    • Competence in software testing, unit test suite maintenance, automated testing, verification and validation;
    • Experience in software debugging and profiling;
    • Experience of source code control systems (preferably Subversion).

     The following specific technical skills are highly desirable:

    • Experience with Processing Frameworks and/or Processing Infrastructures;
    • Knowledge of the ESA generic Instrument Processing Facility (IPF) interface specification;
    • C/C++/Java programming language experience in a UNIX/Linux based environment;
    • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl);
    • Knowledge of web technologies, programming and mark-up languages (e.g. Apache, CGI, JavaScript, XML and related technologies (XPATH, SVG, etc.).

    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.

     

    REFERENCE: 16-212412

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    CLOSING DATE: 2nd June 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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