Radar Calibration Transponders Engineer (VN17 55)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Date: October 18, 2017 16:30
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Science

Job summary

Help us maintain the calibration of our satellite based scatterometer instruments, and hence the quality and accuracy of our derived products, through the deployment, testing and maintenance of ground transponders

Job description

EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite agency is looking to recruit a Radar 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 engineering team helping to calibrate our on-board sensors for our future missions.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a great place to work.  For more information go to www.eumetsat.int.

The closing date for applications is 12th November and interviews are scheduled for 28th November.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Our working language is English and some knowledge of French is desirable.

Job qualifications

With a university degree in a relevant discipline, we are looking for a radar systems engineer, ideally with experience of C-band ground transponders and hosting infrastructure. You will lead the testing of our ground transponders and help us to commission future projects. You will ensure the successful hand-over of equipment and services from development to operations.

Helping to co-ordinate the team with your manager will be crucial, as well as having strong interpersonal skills and an ability to manage projects.