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    Job Description
    TitleSoftware Engineer
    Job codeIT21/ESRIN/7402
    Job posted on28/07/2021
    LocationFrascati
    CountryItaly
    EducationBachelor
    Contract typeTemp/contract
    Start date>3months
    Job Description

    At Serco, we strive to promote and enable the diversity, development, wellbeing and safety of our people. We understand that healthier, happier employees go hand-in-hand with strong business performance, enhanced productivity and better outcomes for those we serve. We want everybody who works for Serco to have a positive experience and access to opportunities to develop in their chosen careers.

    Dedicated to the European Space Agency’s Earth-observing activities, ESA-ESRIN is the European centre of excellence for exploitation of Earth observation missions. The mission and payload operations of ESA's Earth observation satellites are managed here, and ESRIN is the primary source for the acquisition, distribution, and exploitation of data from these and other non-ESA satellites.

    Serco Italy has a long history of providing Earth Observation operations, maintenance and front-end services to ESA. To provide continual service improvement, Serco has recently introduced a special focus on evolution and innovation, with the aim of supporting ESA in further evolving the services and products.

    Does working in a Serco environment sound appealing to you?

    We would love to hear from you and your interest in the new opportunity of Software Engineer in Frascati !

    Does this vacancy not suit your profile? Not to worry, you can send your updated CV to careers.italy@serco.com – a member of our Recruitment Team will come back to you shortly after.

     

    Package Description

    Joining Serco Italy’s amazing team offers:

    Competitive Salary 

    Great career opportunities in the Space industry

    Competitive Salary

    Corporate Benefits Package

    Exciting relocation package (if applicable)

    Company events

    International environment

     

    Main Responsibilities

    Are you looking to secure a career in a public sector environment? We would love to hear from you! 

    You will be part of the Copernicus Maintenance Team as System Engineer. The Copernicus Maintenance Team manages design, development, integration and validation activities for all system at the basis of the Copernicus services managed by Serco Italia for the European Space Agency. The primary task is to support the design and implementation of End to End solutions for operational systems. This may cover all areas of the system engineering, such as:

    Support the definition and implementation of technical solutions for systems operating in the frame of the Copernicus Ground Segment;

    Contribute to corrective and evolutive maintenance by designing and implementing SW changes on existing applications;

    Support system integration activities;

    Prepare technical Reviews of proposed solution for internal approval;

    Contribute to the preparation of technical documentation including System Design Documents and Technical Notes;

    Evaluate technical proposals provided by partners and sub-contractors to verify suitability for the operational environment;

    In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Belgium and around the world.

     

    Successful Candidate

    Skills and attributes:

    Capability of writing technical documentation;

    Good knowledge in Linux Operating Systems (e.g. RedHat)

    Good Knowledge of Database Management Systems (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL).

    Fluency in English (written and spoken)

    Good knowledge in programming languages (e.g., Python. Java);

    Knowledge and Experience:

    Ability to work autonomously and under strict schedule

    Problem-solving and creativity-oriented attitude

    Very good user liaison capability and team-player spirit

    Fluent in English written and spoken

    Other skills: 

    Master's degree or equivalent qualification in science or engineering is required

    Knowledge of Earth Observation satellite data product formats.

    Knowledge of remote sensing algorithms

    Knowledge of ESA EO missions and Copernicus programme is an asset

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    Important:

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

    Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

    Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

    Data Protection:

    When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request.You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time.

     

    About The Company

    Why should you join Serco ?

    At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

    Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

    A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

    Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

    What we offer

    Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector

    A company passionate about diversity and inclusion

    Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

    Pension

    About Serco

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

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    Please click on the apply button to be taken to our careers website

    Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

    Web Pagehttps://careershub.serco.eu/members/?j=7402&ATSI=serco&jobboard=SpaceCareers&c=vacancyposter
    Contact information
    CompanySerco Group Plc
    Contact nameLaure de Lestanville
    AddressSerco Services GmbH
    Lise-Meitner-Str. 10
    Darmstadt
    64293
    EmailVP161DAECB.1160@vacancyposter.com


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