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    Job Description
    TitleJunior Remote Sensing Scientists (3 Posts)
    Job codeVN19 10
    Job posted on02/04/2019 (modified on 16/04/2019)
    LocationDarmstadt
    CountryGermany
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typePermanent
    Start dateimmediately
    SalaryBetween €52000 and €52716 per year
    Job Description

    Within the Remote Sensing and Products Division (RSP), the Junior Remote Sensing Scientists (3 Posts) will support the development and scientific validation of environmental and climate products derived from data of atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging, and scatterometer instruments of the current and future EUMETSAT satellite systems (and Copernicus missions operated by EUMETSAT (Sentinels 3, 4, and 5).

    The recruitment of the Junior Remote Sensing Scientists (3 Posts) will take the form of an assessment centre over two days, after which the successful candidates will be assigned to each post based on their profile and relevant strengths. During the application process, candidates will be asked to declare if they prefer one or more of the posts. Preferences will be considered but cannot be guaranteed.

     

    DUTIES

    Develop or improve algorithms for the extraction of weather and climate products in the areas of atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging or scatterometry, taking into account requirements from user communities;

    Develop concepts for the synergetic use of observations from EUMETSAT and/or Copernicus instruments;

    Prototype processing software for the extraction of products from data of atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging, or scatterometer instruments;

    Support the scientific validation of operational atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging, or scatterometer products, based on interactions with the user communities;

    Assist with in-house and external scientific studies relevant to new scientific concepts for the future development of operational products.

     

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

    Good theoretical knowledge of remote sensing physics relevant to measurements of atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging, or scatterometer instruments;

    Knowledge of data processing algorithms, preferably for the extraction of products from atmospheric chemistry, optical imaging, or scatterometer instruments of Earth observation satellites;

    Experience working with numerical methods and/or algorithmic development (using e.g. MATLAB, IDL, Python, C/C++);

    A demonstrable learning orientation and the willingness to expand own knowledge/skills;

    Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, combined with a proven ability to work within a team;

    Strengths in analysis, synthesis and presentation of complex problems and solutions.

    A university degree in remote sensing, meteorology, oceanography or another relevant discipline.

    Candidates must be able to work effectively in English and have some knowledge of French.

     

    EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS

    The initial contract will be under the EUMETSAT Early Career Employee Programme (ECEP), for two (2) years with grade A1. Subject to successful performance, a further contract of 5 years’ duration will be awarded in a post graded A2-A4. Additional contracts may be awarded thereafter, subject to individual performance and organisation requirements. There is no limit to the amount of follow-up contracts a staff member can receive up to the EUMETSAT retirement age of 63, and there are certainly opportunities to establish a long career perspective at EUMETSAT.

    This post is graded A1 on the EUMETSAT salary scales. The minimum basic salary for this post is EURO 4393 per month (net of internal tax) which may be negotiable on the basis of skills and experience. The salary scale provides for increments on the anniversary of taking up employment, and scales are reviewed by the EUMETSAT Council with effect from 1 January each year. In addition to basic salary, EUMETSAT offers attractive benefits. Further information, including salary details, is available on the EUMETSAT web site.

    EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women.
    Please note that only nationals of EUMETSAT Member States may apply. The EUMETSAT Convention requires that Staff shall be recruited based on their qualifications, account being taken of the international character of EUMETSAT.

     

    ABOUT EUMETSAT

    EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency. Its role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.

    EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.

    As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT has 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.)

     

    Web Pagehttps://eumetsat.jobbase.io/job/tz2gwtlbeza0yzou0wtdtww2pifrmb7
    Contact information
    CompanyEUMETSAT
    Contact nameHR Department
    AddressEumetsat Allee 1
    Darmstadt
    Germany
    64295
    Emailplease apply online
    Web Pagehttps://eumetsat.jobbase.io/job/tz2gwtlbeza0yzou0wtdtww2pifrmb7


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