Data Processing System Engineer

Referenz: J19008
Ort / Standort: EUMETSAT | Darmstadt
Anmeldeschluss für Bewerbungen: 13.02.2019 23:59 CET
Kategorie: Operations & Engineering Services

We are looking for a Systems and Applications Engineer, who will support the Processing Applications Engineering team at EUMETSAT, Darmstadt. You will be challenged with a large variety of tasks supporting the routine operations of GEO and LEO Earth Observation mission as well as the operations preparation of furtue missions.

Responsibilities / Duties

At our customer EUMETSAT you will be tasked with the maintenance and evolution of the facilities and systems of different Earth Observation missions (such as the EUMETSAT Polar System (EPS), Jason, or Meteosat Second Generation (MSG)).

This includes a wide range of tasks, from the support of the day-to-day operations and maintenance, to the handling of anomalies, upgrades and configuration changes for these facilities. Tasks will also contain the setting-up and implementation of maintenance policies and procedures. You will also be the technical interface to external contractors.

In detail your work will include

  • Maintenance and development of the Data Processing Systems / Application Software
  • Procurement activities for maintenance and evolution activities
  • Definition and design of architectures of data processing ground segments and their components, interfaces, and the validation & verification methods
  • Coordination / Inputs to planning and preparation of releases
  • Coordination with other teams in- and outside of EUMETSAT
  • Generation and maintenance of technical baseline documentation
  • Support the operations

Qualifications / Experience

Who are we looking for?

you have a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (such as IT, Astrophysics, Physics, Meteorology, etc.). You love to code.
You are used to challenge large, UNIX / LINUX based, complex, real-time data processing systems. You know how to specify their requirements and design, how to maintain them.

Essential Skills

  • You have proven experience in C/C++ coding
  • You are used to work with scripting languages such as PERL, shell, etc.
  • You know how to work with software building environments and tools (e.g. IBM XL C and GCC compilers, make, automake, autoconf, RPM)
  • You have gained very good technical writing skills (You have already been working on requirements specification and design documentation, test plan procedures, and maintenance procedures)
  • You are experienced in using source code control systems (e.g. Subversion, Git)
  • Analysing, debugging, profiling, fixing and processing of software anomalies are your hobby
  • You are able to work effectively in English.

Desirable Skills

As an advantage, your profile is spiced with:

  • Experience in operating systems and application software upgrades and/or porting to new platforms
  • Experience in distributed computing and parallel processing (e.g. MPI, OpenMP, pthreads)
  • Experience on object-oriented software design, implementation and maintenance incl. the use of UML/SysML based tools
  • Experience in web technologies and programming (e.g. Apache, CGI, JavaScript, XML)
  • Experience in user interface design and programming
  • Experience in other coding languages such as Java, FORTRAN, etc.
  • Experience in socket programming (e.g. BSD sockets) 

Further Details / Requirements

Europass CV, certificates

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