Data Processing Operations Engineers

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Internal reference: VN18 16
  • Date: April 10, 2018 02:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Product Management, Quality Assurance, Science, International Relations

Job summary

Do you want to use your satellite data processing expertise for the benefit of essential meteorological services in Europe and globally? If so, then EUMETSAT is the place to be!

Job description

EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite agency is recruiting Data Processing Operations Engineers. Bringing together the resources of 30 member states, we observe the atmosphere, ocean and land surfaces from space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. Our data is vital for weather forecasts that help to protect lives and property, as well as monitoring the environment and our changing climate.  We want you to come and join our team which supports and enhances our view of the world.

You should be able to apply your experience of complex data processing to conduct and coordinate routine operations for the processing and extraction of meteorological data for all of EUMETSAT missions.  Working on real time acquisition and processing of data from our satellites, you will ensure uninterrupted provision of essential data for the meteorological user community.  Our data processing operations are complex so you will need to be able to use your analytical skills, work independently and support the definition and implementation of procedures for quality monitoring. 

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment. The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French.

The closing date is 2nd April 2018 and we expect to hold interviews in the w/c  17th May 2018.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.

Job qualifications

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a degree in engineering or scientifically relevant subject and an interest in 24/7 real-time satellite data operations to apply their skills and knowledge and contribute to data processing and product extraction systems for future programmes.