Support EARS System Engineer m/f

Vertragsart:
Vor Ort
Start:
01.07.2013
Dauer:
3 Jahre + Option
Ort:
Darmstadt
Eingestellt:
08.04.2013
Land:
flag_no Deutschland
Ansprechpartner:
Thorsten Theuer
Projekt-ID:
517709

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Support EARS System Engineer m/f / Kennziffer - 25196

Task:
Candidate shall be responsible for system engineering tasks. The tasks will include:
Support to the preparation of studies and proposals for new EARS services:

Support to the user consultation process during preparations for and definition of new services;
Technical liaison with the international partners providing the software packages for product processing of the satellite instrument data, including identification of test data and test environment;
Definition and integration of the data handling and product processing systems for the new EARS services;
Coordination and definition of technical interfaces with the external partners and service providers supporting EARS;
Support to the definition of EARS system evolution activities. Coordination of their implementation with relevant internal teams and external partners;
Definition and implementation of the product quality monitoring functions with the support of the relevant instrument and software engineers;
Preparation of design documentation and other relevant documentation;
Coordination of system verification and validation through test plans, test procedures, test data and test tools;
Support to the configuration management of the EARS systems;
Support during inclusion of new Direct Readout Reception Stations or during major changes of existing Direct Readout Reception Stations prior to their inclusion in the operational service;
Coordination of the maintenance and evolution of the operational EARS system, in particular in response to the availability of new versions of the operational product processing packages and other key software packages;
Support to the international coordination activities relevant for EARS;
Support to the promotion of the EARS services at relevant internal and external events.
Furthermore, the Candidate shall provide support to the operations of the EARS services. In this area of work the tasks will typically include:
Support the coordination and announcement of system changes to the operational system with the relevant teams in Operations and Services to Users Department and the Technical and Scientific Support Department.
When relevant raise, investigate and coordinate the resolution of anomalies with appropriate modifications or developments;
Provide support and guidance to the relevant teams in the Operations and Services to Users Department, in particular regarding system operations and product processing aspects;
When relevant, provide User Service with information required by Users about services, including documentation and replies to User queries

Skill
University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant engineering discipline, the Consultant should have as a prerequisite:
At least 3 years of experience with design, development and integration of operational ground systems providing 24 x 7 services;
Experience of Earth observation processing systems;
Experience of system verification and validation;
Familiarity with the Linux operating system, shell programming languages (e.g. bash) and high level programming languages (e.g. Java or Python);
The capability to perform software modifications and developments for the purpose of integrating and adapting existing software packages into the EARS system;
Working knowledge and experience in the following areas would be considered an advantage:
Processing of satellite sounder, imager or scatterometer observations;
Experience with the handling of meteorological data;
Familiarity with the data formats used for Direct Readout by the polar orbiting satellites;
Experience with the operations or engineering of Direct Readout Reception Stations;
Communication networks and interface definitions;
Experience to work with geographically distributed teams
Experience with Interface design
Experience of cooperating and coordinating external partners
The candidate shall have good communications skills, to allow the effective communication of information under a variety of circumstances. She/He should be used to working proactively within a small team, being able to work with the minimum of supervision. The variety of the tasks and the scope and complexity of the systems to be supported require a high degree of autonomy and good analytical skills.
The ability to perform under very high workloads and adapt to a rapidly changing environment is essential, conducting all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner and working calmly and correctly under stress.
Deep knowledge of English and French as the working languages.
The candidate must be able to work effectively in English (written and spoken)

Support Types
normal support during office hours (8:30-17:00)
standby / call-out support. (candidate responds to calls by telephone or beeper outside normal working hours, and shall provide remote support to Operations)

The tasks will be carried out mainly at customer facilities in Darmstadt, but travel may be required for certain activities.
EARS, Eumetsat, Java, Linux, Python, Satelliten, Support

Erforderliche Kenntnisse:
EARS, Eumetsat, Java, Linux, Python, Satelliten, Support

Art: Contract

Ansprechpartner:
Herr Steffen Spandl
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