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Software engineer for Earth observation satellites

2018-11-22 18:29:25| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

WHO ARE WE? GMV www.gmv.comis a privately owned technological enterprise group with an international presence employing more than 1.600 staff. Founded in 1984, GMV mainly operates in eleven large sectors for both public and private organizations Aeronautics, Automotive, Banking and Insurance, Cybersecurity, Defense and security, Healthcare, ICT for Business, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Public Administration, Space and Telecommunications. GMV currently runs 8 work centers in Spain and offices in France, Germany, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, USA, Colombia and United Kingdom. We recruit and hire excellent engineers, and encourage innovation, technical excellence and continuing education. Our engineers regularly present papers at technical conferences, continue their education more than 85 have a masters degree, and we reinvest more than 12 of budget in IRD projects. This striving for excellence, innovation and flexibility is a major part of our culture. We provide very competitive compensation, attractive benefits, and a great work environment with lots of opportunities for professional growth. JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for a Software engineer with experience in payload data processing systems PDGS for earth observation satellites to provide onsite software maintenance support for EUMETSAT PDGS Data Processing operations for Copernicus Sentinel3 satellites. Tasks and responsibilities Design and review system upgrades and configuration changes Correct software anomalies Verify and deploy software patches and new releases Participate to oncall rota Required knowledge Minimum of three years of working experience in maintaining and engineering evolutions of payload data processing software systems for earth observation satellites. Experience in the following areas software development lifecycles Software debugging and profiling tools e.g. GDB, DBX, IBM Purify, Valgrind Source code control systems, preferably Subversion and CVS SW testing, unit test suite maintenance, automated testing, verification and validation. Scripting languages Python, Perl, TclTk, shell Programming and usage of IDLENVI Writing technical documentation WHAT DO WE OFFER? As soon as they join the organization our professionals are given the chance to tackle technological challenges in an innovative environment, to work in multidisciplinary teams and deal directly with clients. This helps them to mature quickly as professionals. We provide continual topup training to keep our career professionals perfectly abreast of all technologies usedWe offer a permanent contract and attractive package including a highly competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to work in an interesting, fun, fastpaced, challenging, diverse and global company which is growing rapidly, please send us your resume to jobsgmv.com For more information about GMV, please visit our website at www.gmv.com and our positions at www.gmv.comenEmploymentVacancies

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System Engineer in Data Processing Earth Observation

2018-11-22 00:30:52| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

For our customer in Darmstadt we are looking for a System Engineer in Data Processing to support current and future Earth observation missions, in particular the Sentinel6 JasonCS Mission Our customer EUMETSAT is an independent intergovernmental organisation founded in 1986 to establish maintain and exploit European systems of operational meteorological satellites and to contribute to the operational monitoring of the climate and the detection of global climate changes. A further objective of EUMETSAT is to provide data, products and support services to the European Copernicus information services and user communities, with a focus on marine, atmosphere and climate. EUMETSAT is governed by a Council representing 30 Member States and 1 Cooperating State. The candidate shall provide engineering services to the Jason CS Ground Segment Data processing team as well as to the Operations department in the frame of maintenance and evolution of the current operational data processing systems. In addition the candidate shall support activities related to phases CD of the Jason CS Programme in the area of data processing engineering The candidate would be part of the Data Processing Systems and Applications Group, composed of approximately 35 people, which is responsible for providing support to The full engineering lifecycle of future data processing systems and applications for programmes under development Maintenance and evolution of data processing systems and applications for existing programmes System engineering of Level 0 data reception and decommutation System engineering of Level 1 and Level 2 processing as regards interfaces, processing frameworks and infrastructure, SW releases preparation Maintenance and evolution of Data Quality Control QC, CalVal and Reprocessing facilities. Tasks The task of the candidate shall be to support system engineering activities related to phases CE of the Jason CS programme in the area of data processing engineering. In detail, the Engineer shall Contribute to the procurement of data processing elements by advising on technical solutions Contribute to the management of the requirements baseline for data processing elements Contribute to the review of product generation specifications for Level0, Level 1 and Level 2 processors. Contribute to refinement of ICDs Contribute to testing, integration and acceptance of data processing elements. Contribute to maintenance and evolution activities, In addition, there will be regular involvement in the following tasks requiring interaction and coordination with other teams at System and Ground Segment level Review of System, Space Segment and Ground Segment documentation dealing with requirements, concepts, L0L1L2 algorithms and technical analyses of relevance for data processing Participation in formal reviews and technical meetings at System and Ground Segment level. Review of documentation dealing with technical evolutions of the infrastructure Profile Mandatory Attributes, Skills and Experience In addition to having a University degree in the engineering, physics, or software or similar domains the key persons shall have the following mandatory attributes, skills, and experience experience in preparation of requirements, design, interfaces and testing documentation for data processing systems for Earth Observation missions experience on data processing for high data rates missions will be considered an asset. Relevant experience with L0L1L2 processing software for Earth Observation missions, either for operationsmaintenance or specification and development. Knowledge of the requirements engineering process, including relation between requirements, ICDs, design and testing documentation. Ability to learn and develop the needed skills and knowledge to contribute to the development of future earth observation missions. This includes the ability to rapidly absorb, and make use of, information presented in written and oral communications in a dynamic context. Willingness to work within a multidisciplinary context in cooperation with other teams. The ability to maintain a system overview is essential. The key persons shall have a systematic approach to work, be able to plan their work and to cope with tight schedules and multiple tasks. The key persons shall have the capability to write accurate and consistent technical documentation. The working language for the position is English and therefore the person must be able to work effectively in this language. Experience and knowledge in any of the following areas will be considered an additional asset Knowledge of the IBM DOORS tool or an equivalent for requirements management Knowledge of ECSS and CCSDS standards. How to Apply Interested applicants should submit their CV and Cover Letter in Europass format httpseuropass.cedefop.europa.eu to WGS recruitment team at vacanciesworkgroupsolutions.com before 14th of September. BE THE FIRST TO KNOW about WGS internal positions! Send an email to vacanciesworkgroupsolutions.com with the subject SUBSCRIBE to subscribe to our internal job mailing list. About WGS GmbH WGS Workgroup Solutions GmbH is a private held company founded in 2013 and based in the Frankfurt area Germany. WGS provides excellent engineering and consulting services to European companies and institutions in the space sector. WGS offers its employees the possibility to develop their professional career, in addition WGS is very responsive to any concern and offers competitive conditions that provide answers to the particular needs of each personal situation.

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Earth Observation Engineer

2018-10-29 17:28:03| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

WHO ARE WE? GMV www.gmv.comis a privately owned technological enterprise group with an international presence employing more than 1.600 staff. Founded in 1984, GMV mainly operates in eleven large sectors for both public and private organizations Aeronautics, Automotive, Banking and Insurance, Cybersecurity, Defense and security, Healthcare, ICT for Business, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Public Administration, Space and Telecommunications. GMV currently runs 8 work centers in Spain and offices in France, Germany, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, USA, Colombia and United Kingdom. We recruit and hire excellent engineers, and encourage innovation, technical excellence and continuing education. Our engineers regularly present papers at technical conferences, continue their education more than 85 have a masters degree, and we reinvest more than 12 of budget in IRD projects. This striving for excellence, innovation and flexibility is a major part of our culture. We provide very competitive compensation, attractive benefits, and a great work environment with lots of opportunities for professional growth. JOB DESCRIPTION We are looking for an Earth Observation Engineer to support the development and coordination of projects in the field of remote sensing of natural resources and the environment. Also, you will contribute to the preparation of proposals and the design and execution of projects dissemination and communication actions. and contribute with technicalscientific knowledge to the development of projects and the design of solutions addressing customer needs Qualifications Environmental Engineer, Geography Engineer Required knowledge Knowledge of international remote sensign programmes Copernicus, ESA, GEO and funding schemas H2020, ESA Knowledge of the EC H2020 grants procedures Ability to autonomously undertake the execution of assigned tasks technical reporting, arrangement and execution of meetings, communication and dissemination, etc. Ability to close followup and coordinate, with little supervision, of tasks executed by the consortium members WHAT DO WE OFFER? As soon as they join the organization our professionals are given the chance to tackle technological challenges in an innovative environment, to work in multidisciplinary teams and deal directly with clients. This helps them to mature quickly as professionals. We provide continual topup training to keep our career professionals perfectly abreast of all technologies used. We offer a permanent contract and attractive package including a highly competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package. If you would like to work in an interesting, fun, fastpaced, challenging, diverse and global company which is growing rapidly, please send us your resume to jobsgmv.com For more information about GMV, please visit our website at www.gmv.com and our positions at www.gmv.comenEmploymentVacancies

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Earth Observation Campaign Coordinator

2018-10-19 20:27:44| 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 Earth Observation Campaign Coordinator This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands Description Earth Observation Campaigns Coordinator in the Earth and Mission Science Division in the Science, Applications and Climate Department, Directorate of Earth Observation Programmes. Duties The postholder reports to the Head of the Campaigns Section in the Earth and Mission Science Division of the Science, Applications and Climate Department. The campaign coordinator is responsible for development and implementation of airborne and ground campaigns leveraging new developments such as UAVs, High Altitude PseudoSatellites or Platforms HAPS to support current and future Earth Observation EO missions including mission design, science consolidation, algorithm development, and calibration and validation of data products. The incumbent is also expected to coordinate scientific advice and support for EO missions lying within their field of expertise. With the support of the Divisions other scientific Sections and the Campaign Coordinators, the postholders specific tasks include supporting in the identification and critical review of requirements from the EO user communities for use of airborne platforms and instrumentation including HAPS in relation to preparation or development of future or current ESA EO missions campaign planning, monitoring of campaign execution and coordination with national and international organisations based on mission requirements and on critical needs originating from all EO Programmes including science and technology needs and new initiatives such as Big Data, Machine Learning, SmallSats and others support end to end implementation of the HAPS pilot project activities encompassing definition of HAPS pilot demonstrations, integration and management of critical requirements and science and technology needs originating from all EO Programmes, and monitoring campaign implementationexecution coordinating data dissemination and data analysis from all activities, and facilitating the successful uptake of the results into EO mission design, development, exploitation and service development as well as use of campaign data use in new EO domains e.g. Big Data, Machine Learning ensuring fitness for purpose with respect to the declared campaign objectives, managing contractual implementation, maintaining consistency with planning and financial constraints, including negotiation of contract changes or corrective action as required liaising and coordinating with the TIA and NAV Directorates on crosscutting elements and activities. The postholder will be expected to work closely with other Sections in the Division and other Earth Observation Departments, Earth Observation Projects, Mission Managers, and to maintain close links with ESA teams involved in preparing future missions and instrument technologies, instrument calibration, product validation, data processing and utilisation and Space 4.0 NewSpace initiatives. As member of the Earth Sciences Division, the postholder is also expected to contribute to mission science tasks based on the needs of the current portfolio of EO missions under study or in development, including supporting the identification and critical review of requirements by the EO science communities being responsible for establishing mission requirements, drafting and maintaining the mission requirements document, ensuring endtoend compliance of performance with requirements running international advisory groups conducting and supervising inhouse and external scientific studies. Technical competencies Knowledge of scientific discipline, including strategic vision of the Earth Observation area Knowledge of space projects, including instrumentation and operations Knowledge of EO science, products, applications and services Behavioural competencies Strategic vision business context Fostering cooperation effective teamworking Planning Organisation Additional requirements An ability to work effectively with industry, engineers and scientists in fostering strong collaborative relationships and to gain credibility and earn respect are important. Strategic thinking and awareness of the wider context for ESA campaign activities are considered important. Willingness to travel for onsite campaign coordination and progress meetings is required. The successful incumbent should possess good communication, problem solving skills and be results oriented. In addition experience in linking remote sensing science to NewSpace developments such as SmallSats, Machine Learning, High Altitude Platforms as well as Earth Observation missions in general are considered an strong assets for the position. Education Applicants should hold a Masters or Doctorate University Degree in an appropriate scientific or engineering field. 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 18 November 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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Earth Observation Application Software Engineer

2018-10-11 13:27:10| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments. Serco Europe employs a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK. Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. Sercos space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest onsite service provider with ca. 300 staff. What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here. Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action. If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you. We are currently looking for an Earth Observation Application Software Engineer. Package description Full details on application. Main responsibilities HeShe will be responsible for the following activities Development and maintenance of our applications in EO domain. Collect and discuss requirements with stakeholders, including Customer. Performance analysis and optimization of our services. Open source software management. Taking care of stability, reliability, and scalability related tasks. Writing technical documentation systemsoftware design documents, Interface documents, technical notes Ideal candidate In addition to a University degree in a relevant technical discipline or equivalent working experience Broad and extensive knowledge in frontend and backend development. In particular, experience on Java, Maven, SQL, Postgres, XML, Python, AngularJS, HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap. Strong knowledge on UNIX systems mastery in bash scripting. Excellent git and github abilities. Knowledge of webgis domain and applications, image processing and data management. Proficient in Java 8, Spring, ODATA, Hibernate, MAVEN. Knowledge on Python backend programming Django. Database design and SQL programming Postgres. Working experience on software configuration management and change management practices. Production of technical documentation in English language. Knowledge of related ECSS standards. Goal oriented and open source supporter. Passion for learning and understanding new technology. Strong problemsolving skills and technical curiosity. Fluent English and collaborative team player. If candidates with equally relevant experience are identified, preference will be given to candidates within Categorie Protette Law 6899 or registered in lista di mobilit only applicable in case of Italian candidates. Important Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law. Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process. Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. Data Protection When creating a profile on the Serco Career Centre you agreed to the Data Protection policy, a copy is available upon request. You may submit a written request revoking your consent to this agreement at any time. About the company Serco Spa, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multinational Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide.

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