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    Job Description
    TitleUVNS Scientific Consultant
    Job posted on20/01/2017
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a

    UVNS Scientific 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:

    The key person, will provide consultancy to the Atmospheric Composition Team in the Remote Sensing and Products (RSP) Division. He/she will interface with in-house experts of various disciplines (system, instruments, operations, science), and in particular members of the EPS-SG Science Team within the RSP Division.

    The tasks of the key person will include:

    Development of algorithms for calibration of UVNS level 0 data;

    Taking into account the constraints imposed by the final goal of implementation of the products within an operational processing system;

    Development of prototype software code for the purposes of testing and validating the algorithms developed;

    Development of an instrument performance model based on specifications to be provided by industry;

    Generation of test data required for the verification of the algorithm and products;

    Generation of associated documentation including test data descriptions, Product Generation Specification (PGS), Product Format Specifications (PFS), technical reports etc;

    Interfacing with Client experts as needed;

    Collaboration with expert groups and the wider scientific community as appropriate;

    In addition the key person will provide consultancy in:

    Algorithm development activities for the level 2 product development for the UVNS instrument;

    Equivalent activities for the UVN mission on MTG;

    Assessment of results from scientific studies;

    Refinement of mission requirements in response to expert advice and results of scientific studies;

    Scientific assessments related to requirements refinements;

    Interaction with expert teams and the conduct of expert team meetings;

    Participation in reviews.

    The tasks will evolve as the EPS-SG specifications mature in the coming years.

     

    Your Profile:

    The key person shall have the experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks without supervision. He/she shall have a university degree in meteorology, atmospheric physics, remote sensing, or equivalent. He/she shall have a minimum of three years experience in the field of remote sensing. The key person shall possess good inter-personal skills.

    He/she shall have the ability to write concise and comprehensive documents. The working language for the key person is English; he/she must be able to work effectively in this language.

    Specifically the key person shall fulfil a significant subset of the following mandatory skills:

    Experience in atmospheric remote sensing in the optical spectrum (Ultraviolet to Shortwave Infrared);

    Experience with instrument calibration and characterisation;

    Familiarity with Earth observation systems in operational meteorology, atmospheric composition and climate monitoring (both remote sensing and in situ systems);

    Handling and processing of remote sensing data;

    Familiarity with radiative transfer;

    Good skills in a higher programming language (e.g. Fortran, C++, Java).

    The following areas of expertise would be an advantage:

    Quality control of satellite data and products;

    Operational product processing environments;

    Software build environments and tools (e.g. make, imake, eclipse, insure++);

    Source code control system (e.g. git, SVN).

     

    REFERENCE: 16-213638

    LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany

    CONTACT: recruit@moltek.net

    CLOSING DATE: 27th February 2017

    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.

     

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    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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