Infrared Sounding Consultant

Vertragsart:
Vor Ort
Start:
ASAP
Dauer:
2-4 years
Von:
Generic Network
Ort:
DE
Eingestellt:
06.09.2011
Land:
flag_no Deutschland
Projekt-ID:
231686

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Infrared Sounding Consultant
My Client is looking for an experienced Infrared Sounding Consultant.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Professional experience
Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of remote sounding
Experience in the area of atmospheric remote sensing, including handling and processing of remotely sensed data.
Knowledge and experience in the retrieval of atmospheric parameters from infrared sounding instruments.
Very good skills in a higher programming language, such as Fortran, C/C++, Java (existing product processors and written in Fortran 95 and C/C++).
Knowledge of satellite instruments for Earth observation.
Knowledge of the IASI instrument and its data processing.
Good interpersonal skills.
Working language English, knowledge of French is desirable.

Education/Training:

Degree in meteorology, atmospheric physics, or equivalent.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Support and advise the MET EPS Support Team.
Support the ongoing EPS Product Processing Facilities (PPF) calibration and validation.
Extend and improve the latter, particularly its Day-2 Products.
Contribution to the validation of the IASA L2 PPF.
Prototype coding of algorithms and tests procedures.
Support the verification of algorithms implementation in the operational chain.
Contribution and support analyses of performance, timeliness, and accuracy aspects, including the contribution to system-level budget.
Participation in formal reviews at System, Operations and Ground Segment level.
Prototype development of future IR sounding instruments for the Post-EPS Programme.

Other information:

The candidate must be available for Full time participation.
Travel within Europe may be required.