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Head of the Science Operations Department

2018-07-13 13:26:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Science. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Head of the Science Operations Department. This post is classified A6 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESAC, Villanueva de la Caada, Spain Description Under the direct authority of the Director of Science, the postholder is responsible for the management and operation of the Directorates missions once successfully commissioned. These responsibilities are discharged in full coordination with the Directorates Departments and Offices and, as appropriate, with the Directorate of Operations. Duties The postholder is responsible for leading and managing the Department in carrying out its tasks, which includes overall managing of the Directorates missions in orbit, following completion of inorbit commissioning ensuring that the maximum scientific return is maintained as a target through the operational phases of the Directorates missions managing and executing science operations in the operational phase of missions developing the science operations for the Directorates missions in cooperation with the Future Missions Department, the Projects Department and the Science Support Office responsibility for all aspects of the schedule, budget, staffing and operational performance aspects of activities under the Department s responsibility, ensuring the necessary resources are available on time, within programmelevel constraints ensuring a positive and motivating working environment in the Department managing the Department workforce with accountability for all resources and activities delegated to it maintaining and developing Department members expertise and scientifictechnical competence to meet current and future needs, taking due account of their motivation, aspirations and ongoing professional development participating in research activities and fostering research by Department personnel. Technical competencies Extensive experience in the development and execution of science operations, preferably of large space or groundbased international projects Knowledge of space projects, including instrumentation and operations Extensive experience in managing and managing the managers of large scientific and technical teams, preferably in an international context Experience in interfacing with external parties, especially the scientific community and Principal Investigator teams Experience in research in space science Leadership competencies Strategic vision business context Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Leading change Promoting diversity Developing motivating people Behavioural competencies Communication Ambassadorship Customer Focus Planning Organisation Education Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree in astrophysics, physics or spaceplanetaryheliospheric science. Additional requirements Candidates should also have the ability to provide strategic direction to individuals and teams and relate team objectives to the overall and evolving organisational goals and context the ability to anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to their context as well as to support others team members, senior management, other stakeholders in this process. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. Please note that applicants may be required to undergo aptitude testing, including recognised psychometric testing as well as problem solving and decisionmaking exercises. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and Canada and Slovenia. In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Apply HERE

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Principal Instrument Engineer

2018-07-13 13:26:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Principal Instrument Engineer This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Description Principal Instrument Engineer, Meteorological Operational Second Generation MetOpSG Payload Section, MetOpSG Project Division, Earth Observation Projects Department, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. MetOpSG is an operational meteorological programme established in cooperation with Eumetsat, ESA being responsible for the definition and development of the space segment and the procurement of the recurrent satellites on Eumetsats behalf. Duties Reporting to the MetOpSG Payload Manager, the postholder will be responsible for all aspects of MicroWave Imager MWI radiometer instrument design, development, testing and performance activities under the MetOpSG Programme. The main tasks and responsibilities for the radiometer instrument include Managing and monitoring all aspects of instrument specification, design, implementation and testing, ensuring full compliance is maintained and demonstrated with systemlevel technical and programmatic requirements. Monitoring the industrial progress and design evolution at instrument and equipment levels, ensuring they remain consistent with MetOpSG technical and programmatic requirements. Providing early warning of potential problem areas, ensuring appropriate mitigation actions are identified and implemented. Ensuring that operability of the instrument is fully compatible with overall MetOpSG satellite operations, observability and availability requirements. Coordinating specialist support as necessary. Monitoring the definition and execution of instrument calibration, ensuring availability of key data for processing. Ensuring timely availability of inputs for onground characterisation and inorbit commissioning campaigns. Interfacing and coordinating with the science team and user groups in conjunction with Eumetsat. Participating in instrument and satellite project reviews coordinating all aspects relating to the instrument. Monitoring, with Radiometers Performance Engineer support, the development of performance assessment tools, including instrument simulators and models in industry or internally, analysing missionperformance impacts resulting from deviations during instrument or system development. Supporting satellite AIV activities, preparation of the launch campaign and inorbit commissioning of the instrument. Monitoring the MWI risks and associated mitigation actions, including completion of ESA pre development life test activity. The postholder will be supported by a Radiometers Performance Engineer and by specialist engineers from within the MetOpSG team and from ESAs Technical Directorate as appropriate, and is expected to cooperate closely with other members of the MetOpSG Programme Team. Technical competencies Experience in spaceborne microwave instrument development Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities, including participation in reviews Technical knowledge of microwave instruments including radiometers expertise Experience in instrument performance and verification System awareness e.g. accommodation of instrument on satellite, endtoend aspects Experience in multiagency cooperative programmes Knowledgeexperience of Technical support within ESA, ensuring best level technical support for the Project Behavioural competencies Communication Planning Organisation Problem Solving Responsible DecisionMaking Results Orientation Teamwork Self Motivation Integrity Preparation for interview Education Engineering degree Master level or equivalent qualification in a relevant physical sciences. Additional requirements Applicants should have extensive experience in the deployment of high performance microwave radiometer instruments for space applications. Solid, handson experience in instrument development in a projectprocurement environment is required. A demonstrated ability to work within a multiagency cooperative programme is an advantage. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 26 August 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Recruitment will normally be at the first grade in the band A2 however, if the candidate selected has little or no experience, the position may be filled at A1 level. Apply HERE

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Head of the Mission Operations Division in the Operations Department

2018-07-13 13:26:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Science. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Head of the Mission Operations Division in the Operations Department This post is classified A5 of the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESAC, Villanueva de la Caada, Spain Description Under the direct authority of the Head of the Operations Department, the postholder is responsible for the overall management of the operations and for the execution of the science operations of the Directorate missions, after successful completion of inorbit commissioning. The postholder will work in close collaboration with other elements of the Directorate including the Science Support Office, the Management Support Office and the Projects Department. Duties The main duties include overall managing of Science Directorate missions in orbit, following commissioning and until the end of inorbit operations, interfacing as required with the Directorate of Operations being responsible for all schedule, budget, staffing and operational performance aspects of missions under the Divisions responsibility and ensuring that the necessary resources are available on time within the programmelevel constraints executing the science operations of missions under the Divisions responsibility ensuring that the maximum scientific return is maintained as a target throughout the operational phases of the Divisions missions maintaining a positive and motivating working environment in the Division managing the Divisions workforce with accountability for all resources and activities delegated to it maintaining and developing Division members expertise and scientifictechnical competence in order to meet current and future needs, taking due account of their motivation, aspirations and professional development participating in the research activities of the Department and fostering ongoing research by Division personnel monitoring ongoing science operations activities and new concepts internally and externally for potential relevance to future missions. Technical competencies Experience in science operations, preferably in the context of ESA missions Knowledge of space projects, including instrumentation and operations Managing large technical and scientific teams Experience in interfacing with external parties, especially the scientific community and Principal Investigator teams Experience in research in space science Leadership competencies Driving performance Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Developing motivating people Strategic vision business context Behavioural competencies Responsible DecisionMaking Communication Planning Organisation Customer Focus Education Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree in astrophysics, physics or spaceplanetaryheliospheric science. Additional requirements It is desirable that candidates also have proven experience of leading, motivating and developing large teams in an international science context, a specific asset being experience of managing managers and multiple teams be able to anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to context be able to reach solutionoriented, pragmatic and timely decisions of high standard and integrity while also supporting others team members, upper management, other stakeholders in this process. Other Information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2018. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, Canada and Slovenia. According to the ESA Convention the recruitment of staff must take into account an adequate distribution of posts among nationals of the ESA Member States. When shortlisting for an interview, priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. see Nationality Targets In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Apply HERE

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System Engineering for Exploration Scenario

2018-07-13 13:26:12| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Specific Tasks The post holder will support the lead system engineering function for the Phase AB1 Study of the ESPRIT element of the exploration LOPG Lunar Outpost Platform Gateway, and its continuation. ESPRIT is the European System Providing Refuelling, Infrastructure and Telecommunication and includes a science airlock. In his support role to the system engineering function specific duties include definition of the ESPRIT functional and design requirements. technical definition of the ESPRIT design baseline until successful System Requirements Review SRR and identification of activities needed to proceed toward Preliminary Design Review PDR with focus on specific subsystems identification and followup of predevelopment tasks for ESPRIT as agreed with the Study Contractors architecture definition of the LOPGGateway in coordination with NASA, CSA, JAXA, RSA and possible future commercial enterprisesUS industries development of interfaces with external parties, mainly other Space Agencies NASA, JAXA, CSA, who may be providing equipment for the ESPRIT preparation of the ESPRIT ITT for Phase B2CDE1 Supporting the HREXSR and XS teams for other tasks, as required. Requirements Applicants for this post should have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification in physics or engineering. A knowledge of system engineering aspects is also essential. Experience with operations, hardware and or software development will be an asset. The post requires candidates to be systemminded and to have a resultoriented approach. They should have the ability to work in a highly complex project environment. They should possess good communications skills and the capability of coordinating activities with groups spread across different sites.

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Program Management Operations Support

2018-07-13 11:27:45| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

The Bremen office of our client is the industrial centre of excellence for human spaceflight, launchers and space robotics in Europe. Key projects here are contributions towards the International Space Station ISS, the development of rocket stages and in the area of robotics the gentle and safe landing of spacecraft. The focus of the jobholder as a Program Management Operations support will be on the administrative support for the success of the industrial management task, which has the objective to have the subcontracts with major suppliers implemented in line with the technical baseline and in line with the ESM European Space Module delivery schedule. Tasks and Responsibilities Followup of any missing elements for subcontract signature Followup of subcontract signature status incl. ATP status Followup of definition and formalization of subcontractors statement of work conditions and implementation Administrative support for definition and formalization of technical baseline for contract applicability, subcontractors contractual delivery dates, implementation and reporting on schedule measures and of contract implementation plan Followup of planned versus achieved contract implementation plan Interfacing with the proposal team disciplines to chase the technical, commercial and management inputs Establishment and review of proposal documents Support for proposal review process administration incl. tender notification document approval support General administrative support for regular task force meetings meeting organization, minutes, actions, followup Followup of actions addressed in the task forces Reporting of status of task force progress Work closely with several contact persons from various areas as an interface to the coordination which is led by the technical and schedule Orion ESM task force. Requirements A university degree in Economics, Aerospace or comparable At least 3 years of experience with Project Management Good knowledge of MS Office Fluency in English, both verbal and in writing German language skills are an advantage. What do we offer? ATG offers excellent working conditions and provide you with all the other necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients. About ATG Europe ATG Europe prides itself in employing Europes brightest minds, and for the last 30 years we have been a key player in delivering highly educated personnel for RD and Engineering environments throughout Europe. Our headquarters is located in the heart of the European space industry on the Noordwijk Space Business Park, in close proximity of ESAESTEC. We have subsidiaries in Germany, Norway and Spain. We are continually recruiting experienced Engineers for exciting, full time positions based at our customers. As an ATG Engineer, you will be working on very diverse missions and assignments. This opens up unique opportunities to be engaged in innovative projects and challenging you to perform to high standards and utilizing the full extent of your professional knowledge. Interested? Submit your CV and personal details through our website at www.jointhebrightestminds.com or send your application directly to our recruitment consultant, Olive Ordoa at olive.ordonaatgeurope.com. For further questions, you can also contact Harald directly on phone number 316 5431 5567.

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ICT System Architect CA FG III 9

2018-07-13 11:27:45| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

The European GNSS Agency GSA is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems GNSS EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for new hightechnology industry development, leading to job creation and economic growth. These European flagship space programmes, which embody what can be achieved when Europe works together, are already bringing real benefits to people and business in Europe and around the world. TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES The ICT System Architect reports to the ICT Operations Team Leader or his assignee. The ICT System Architects tasks and responsibilities shall in principle include without limitation and subject to adjustment by hisher line manager Management of GSA infrastructure and information systems lifecycle Management of GSA infrastructure and architecture evolution process Management and analysis of GSA enterprise architecture in order to follow best practises and trends Management of design and other relevant processes of infrastructure projects Management of integration process of GSA infrastructure and software development projects Cooperation on defining and refining the architecture of GSA software development projects Administration of the GSA ICT systems on advanced level up to level of SECRET EU, including Administration of Microsoft Failover clusters Administration of Microsoft HyperV platform and virtual servers Administration of Active Directory services Administration of File and Print services Administration of SharePoint services Administration of Cisco networking devices Administration of Cisco firewalling devices Ensure the optimal performance, availability, maintenance and reliability of all GSA systems Ensure the maintenance, development and provision of the system documentation Ensure the continuous development and improvement of the systems Ensure the maintenance and testing of the ICT Disaster Recovery Plan Participate in hand over activities of newly procured or developed software or system to production environment Participate in maintenance of the ICT part of the GSA Business Continuity Plan Ensure 2nd and 3rd level of support business customers Create reports in regular basis or on demand Contribute to the management of ICT projects related to the ICT Operations as a subject matter expert Participate in selection and evaluation of outside specialists and subcontractors if needed Keep up with the latest ICT infrastructure technologies in order to actively contribute to the continues ICT infrastructure modernisation ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application 1. Have a level of education which corresponds to a. postsecondary education attested by a diploma, OR b. secondary education attested by a diploma giving access to postsecondary education and appropriate professional experience of three years 2. In addition to the above, appropriate professional experience of at least seven years 3. Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or Norway 4. Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen 5. Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service 6. Meet the character requirements for the duties involved 7. Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union8 and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of hisher duties 8. Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post APPLICATION PROCEDURE For applications to be considered valid, candidates must submit an email to jobsgsa.europa.eu with a subject line of SURNAMENameVacancy Reference Number which contains the Agencys approved application form Download it here httpwww.gsa.europa.eugsajobopportunities. This form must be Completed in English Fully completed, pointing out the professional experience relevant to this position incl. calculation of years, months Printed, signed and clearly scanned in in one single document Named as follows SURNAMENameVacancy Ref. number e.g. SPENCERMarcGSA.2018.123 The application will be rejected if it is not duly completed and signed. Further supporting documents showing evidence of the information given in the application will be requested at a later stage. No documents will be sent back to candidates. Applications must be sent to jobsgsa.europa.eu and received by the deadline listed on page 01 of this vacancy notice at the latest, clearly indicating the vacancy reference number in the subject line. Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. Candidates are reminded not to wait until the final days before the closing date of applications submissions. The Agency cannot be held responsible for any lastminute malfunction due to any overflow of the mailbox.

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Programme Management Support Officer OrionESM2

2018-07-13 10:26:39| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

The Bremen office of our client is the industrial centre of excellence for human spaceflight, launchers and space robotics in Europe. Key projects here are contributions towards the International Space Station ISS, the development of rocket stages and in the area of robotics the gentle and safe landing of spacecraft. The job holder establishes and maintains the interfaces with the OrionESM European Space Module program and will providing support to the Orion ESM management with the following tasks Tasks and Responsibilities Schedule support and Performance Measurement Scheduling Support and update of the programme planning Update and maintenance of project schedules and the Milestonelist Participation on schedule reviews and preparation of schedule analyses and reports Support to definition of milestones for performance measurement Milestones tracking and trend analysis of major events, impact assessment and earned value assessment Ensure consistency with sales recognition and resources allocation Support discussions and meetings with the customer regarding all ESM schedule topics. Requirements A university degree in Economics, Aerospace or comparable At least 3 years of experience with Project Management Good knowledge of MS Office You are a team player The willingness for business trips The ability to perform analytical and structured work to achieve high quality results Fluency in English, both verbal and in writing German language skills are an advantage. What do we offer? ATG offers excellent working conditions and provide you with all the other necessary means to further your career. We believe that training and education, combined with regular assessments and a personal development plan, will create the best environment for growth. If needed we also assist you with settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children. ATG will help in any way it can, including a relocation budget that is applicable for ATG staff as well as employees working at one of our clients. About ATG Europe ATG Europe prides itself in employing Europes brightest minds, and for the last 30 years we have been a key player in delivering highly educated personnel for RD and Engineering environments throughout Europe. Our headquarters is located in the heart of the European space industry on the Noordwijk Space Business Park, in close proximity of ESAESTEC. We have subsidiaries in Germany, Norway and Spain. We are continually recruiting experienced Engineers for exciting, full time positions based at our customers. As an ATG Engineer, you will be working on very diverse missions and assignments. This opens up unique opportunities to be engaged in innovative projects and challenging you to perform to high standards and utilizing the full extent of your professional knowledge. Interested? Submit your CV and personal details through our website at www.jointhebrightestminds.com or send your application directly to our recruitment consultant, Olive Ordoa at olive.ordonaatgeurope.com. For further questions, you can also contact Harald directly on phone number 316 5431 5567.

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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook

2018-07-13 07:01:52| National Hurricane Center (East Pacific)

278 ABPZ20 KNHC 130501 TWOEP Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 PM PDT Thu Jul 12 2018 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Berg

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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

2018-07-13 07:00:50| National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

287 ABNT20 KNHC 130500 TWOAT Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 AM EDT Fri Jul 13 2018 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: A weak area of low pressure, associated with the remnants of Beryl, has formed about 300 miles west of Bermuda, but showers and thunderstorms associated with this system remain disorganized due to strong upper-level winds. These winds are expected to become even less conducive for tropical or subtropical development over the next day or two while the low moves north-northeastward at about 10 mph, and development will be limited once the low reaches colder waters by Saturday night or Sunday. * Formation chance through 48 hours...low...20 percent. * Formation chance through 5 days...low...30 percent. $$ Forecaster Berg

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Walnut Street will be closed between University and Main for a Music Festival.

2018-07-13 02:00:00| CUMTD Alerts

DURATION: Approximately 12:00PM – 3:00AM20C Red: Logan to Randolph to Columbia to Neil and regular route.20U Red: Neil to Washington to State to University to Illinois Terminal and regular route.30N Lavender: Logan to Randolph to Church and regular route.50W Green/GREENhopper: Logan to State and regular route.70W Grey: Logan to Randolph and regular route.100N Yellow: Logan to Randolph and regular route.

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