Payload Data Processing Systems Engineer (VN18 02)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Internal reference: VN18 02
  • Date: March 29, 2018 02:00
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Science

Job summary

Come and use your engineering skills to help define the payload data processing systems for our future satellite missions.

Job description

EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite agency is looking to recruit a Payload Data Processing Systems Engineer. 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 that will shape the requirements for the data processing chain for the Jason-CS/Sentinal-6 satellite programme. 

You will design, develop and upgrade our payload data processing systems, following rigorous verification and validation techniques.  Performance testing will be required on our Level 1 and 2 products along with identifying ways to harmonise our developments across all our satellite systems.  With your expertise of understanding the full development lifecycle of the processing chain, you will contribute to transitioning our enhancements into operations.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment.

Please apply at The closing date is 28th February and we expect to hold interviews in the w/c 9th April.

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

You will use your experience of the design and development phases of Data Processing Systems to co-ordinate our activities and to ensure that we prioritise our resources and record outcomes in line with European standards. You need to be comfortable managing complex tasks autonomously, using your strong project management skills to ensure that resources are used effectively.  You will use your interpersonal and communication skills to explain complex ideas and solutions in a matrix environment, working with both our in-house teams and partners.