Data Processing Systems Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Data Processing Systems Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

We are currently looking for an experienced Data Processing Systems Engineer Team Leader, from any Big Data Technology environment, to join our international team of young and inspiring engineers and industry professionals, tasked with driving innovation within the Space, Satellite and Earth Observation sector.

This role is rooted in the mission of EUMETSAT and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!

EUMETSAT operates a fleet of eleven Earth Observation satellites in Low Earth and geostationary orbits and is preparing for the launch of five next generation satellites in the period 2021-2026.

In the EUMETSAT matrix organisation, the Technical and Scientific Support (TSS) department provides support to the development and operations of EUMETSAT satellite systems, in particular ground systems.

Within the Data Processing Systems Engineering Competence Area (DP S&A) of the System Engineering and Projects (SEP) Division, the Data Processing Systems Engineer support the design, development/upgrade, verification and validation of Data Processing systems including the associated procurements, and support their maintenance and evolutions during the operations phase.

What you’ll be doing

  • Define and maintain requirements and specifications in support to the development of new Data Processing systems or for upgrades to existing systems;
  • Contribute and follow-up the related developments/procurements and its integration inside full scale Data Processing Systems and/or Ground Segments;
  • Contribute to the definition of, execution and follow up of Integration and Verification & Validation (IV&V) testing of new or evolved systems;
  • Support scheduling and prioritisation of tasks and the assessment of the quality of deliverables;
  • Contribute to the definition and planning of the transition of Data Processing systems from development to operations;
  • Support the Data Processing Systems and Applications Competence Area Manager in defining long term plans and roadmaps to harmonise engineering, maintenance and evolutions of Data Processing Systems across all satellite systems exploited by EUMETSAT.

What we offer

  • Excellent salary, of up to Euro 7,500 NET (after tax) based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Full medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications:

  • A university degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering or another relevant discipline.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in engineering of Data Processing systems following well established processes, covering the full development lifecycle and relevant technical standards (e.g. ECSS, CCSDS, OGC);
  • Demonstrable knowledge of software development lifecycles and change control processes;
  • Competence in the area of Data Processing Systems Verification &Validation (V&V) activities, including automated testing, software testing, unit test suite maintenance, software debugging and profiling;
  • Ability to manage complex tasks with minimum supervision, including planning and prioritisation of activities, allocation and coordination of resources, monitoring and reporting;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to apply these to a team environment while working within a matrix structure;
  • Experience leading/coordinating engineering teams and in the management of industrial contracts in relevant area will be considered an advantage.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH. WE WILL BE UNABLE TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN OTHER LANGUAGES.

EUMETSAT is an international organisation employing staff from across all 30 member states and this role is being advertised on multiple international job boards, but please note that this role would be based in Darmstadt, Germany and would require international applicants to relocate if successful. Remote working is not an option for this role.

More about us

EUMETSAT’s 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 can recruit nationals only from the 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).

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