The successful candidate will mainly carry out sw maintenance and evolution tasks on complex, 24x7 operational data distribution systems. In more details, the activites may include (among others) the following tasks (note the special focus on the more operations and maintenance-related activities):
Interaction with relevant Operations Teams to include operational requirements.
Interaction with data producers and consumers for possible requirement updates.
Determine the operational, maintenance, and evolution needs of data dissemination.
Definition of data dissemination systems and software requirements.
Software corrections and evolutions.
Support to the data dissemination design architecture definition.
Identification, procurement or implementation of tools.
Design, implementation and maintenance of data dissemination data-flows.
Regression testing for corrections and evolutions.
Acceptance of external software.
Integration Verification & Validation (IV&V) activities of data dissemination systems.
Support to the Ground Segment IV&V activities.
Operational Support of the Data Dissemination System:
Monitoring the performance and behavior.
Problem investigation and anomaly raising.
Second line support and corrections.
Configuration and installation of software.
Support the delivery of externally developed software:
Communication with external contractors.
Software reception, installation, configuration and testing.
Generation and maintenance of technical documentation:
System and Software Requirements.
Interface Control Documents.
Test Plans and Test Cases.
Maintenance and Operational Procedures for operational systems.
Participation and organisation of technical meetings and formal reviews.
Preparation and production of routine reports as necessary.
Experience in Formal software development : analysis, design, implementation, testing, building, deployment
Experience with Operating Systems shell scripting (e.g. shell, bash, perl, python)
Knowledge of network protocols, mainly TCP/IP, FTP, multicast
Configuration control (subversion and/or git)
Web and Cloud technologies
Virtualized Systems (vmware, containers, etc…)
Software Continuous integration
Meteorological Data Formats (HDF5, NetCDF, JPEG2000, etc)
Spacecraft Ground Segment
Job start: ASAP. Immediate availability would be a definite plus.
IMPORTANT: applications from candidates not eligible to work in Germany shall not be considered