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Remote Sensing Scientist for Hyperspectral Infrared Level1 processing

2018-10-09 14:27:48| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Bring your knowledge and experience of remote sensing physics to provide scientific and technical expertise on measurements taken from our satellite based hyperspectral infrared sounders. The Role We are seeking an enthusiastic scientist or engineer to join our team of remote sensing experts and to assume responsibility for Hyperspectral Infrared Level1 processing. In this role you will contribute to the development of new and improved Level1 data processing chains for the InfraRed Sounder IRS instrument onboard our MTG satellites, responding to the evolving needs of our user communities. You will be responsible for the prototyping and the operational implementation of the Level1 processor. You will also support instrument recalibration and product reprocessing across all of EUMETSATs Hyperspectral IR sensors for climate monitoring. This is an opportunity to proactively work with our partners and operational user communities to define requirements for future satellite products and services. You will bring your indepth scientific knowledge of atmospheric sounding in the infrared domain and experience in processing Level1 data. You will have been exposed to developing scientific application software, ideally in partnership with users groups and researchers. With your strong analytical skills and an ability to synthesise complex information, you should be able to communicate scientific information clearly and concisely. You need to be a team player, with the capability to coordinate a number of project teams. What we offer EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We offer the chance to work on exciting satellite programmes both current and planned. You will play a leading role in the application of remote sensing science making a difference to our user community and working with people who are experts in their field. Does this sound like you? Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 22nd November with interviews scheduled for wc 7th January.

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SW engineer computer scientist

2018-10-08 20:27:21| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for a software engineer computer scientist with 4 or more yrs experience in software integration, validation, testing, requirements engineering to work as a ground segment systems engineer. Experience with very large data distribution and archiving, monitoring tools, definition and formalisation of interfaces among complex systems is highly valued. Previous experience in the space industry and knowledge of ECSS standards is a plus. Pls apply by the 11th of October.

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EO Security Applications Scientist

2018-10-02 20:26:32| 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 EO Security Applications Scientist This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESRIN, Frascati, Italy Description EO Security Applications Scientist Duties The postholder will be responsible for building increased use of civilian EO capabilities in all security domains consistent with the ESA Convention. This will initially include law enforcement environmental crime, crimes against humanity, proliferation, organised crime, terrorism, intelligence analysis and threat assessment, civilmilitary cooperation and actions addressing fragility, conflict and violence. Responsibilities include engaging key stakeholders from the law enforcementsecurity community, identifying opportunities for strategic collaboration at international and national level building awareness and acceptance of civilian EO capabilities among securitysector stakeholders to foster longerterm adoption consolidating stakeholder requirements, gathering information requirements identifying and addressing structural impediments to the takeup of civilian EObased productsservices in the security domain defining and implementing innovative projects to foster the use of civilian EO in law enforcement, fragilityconflictviolence situations and intelligencethreat assessment assessing EO science and application developments data analytics, data fusion, machine learningartificial intelligence with regard to the exploitation potential in the securitylaw enforcement domain providing userdriving inputs for exploitation of existing EO missions for security applications and definition of future mission requirements cooperating with other EOP teams involved in industrial innovation, particularly the Lab Invest Office, to address evolving security domain priorities contributing to ESA communication efforts promoting EO results, mission achievements and benefits for society supervising and supporting the work of Young Graduate Trainees, National Trainees and Research Fellows. Technical competencies Experience in the application of satelliteairborne EO with stakeholders from the security domain in Europe Knowledge of European and Global law enforcementsecurity environments Experience in the application within the EO domain of big data analytics, data fusion and machine learning for classification and feature detection Behavioural competencies Problem Solving Teamwork Innovation Creativity Education A PhD or equivalent in a relevant discipline such as engineering, Earth sciences, computer science, applied physics, the security domain or data science. Additional requirements Specialist experience of working in the one of the following areas would be an advantage law enforcement, fragile states, intelligencethreat assessment, civilmilitary cooperation. Strong problemsolving skills to deal with daytoday operational challenges, demonstrated planning and organisational skills. Strong results orientation with the ability to set priorities and present practical solutions orally and in writing. 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 30102018. 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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Instrument scientist

2018-09-25 16:27:33| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

SRONs mission is to bring about breakthroughs in international space research. Therefore the institute develops pioneering technology and advanced space instruments, and uses them to pursue fundamental astrophysical research, Earth science and exoplanetary research. As national expertise institute SRON gives counsel to the Dutch government and coordinates national contributions to international space missions. SRON stimulates the implementation of space science in our society. SRON stimulates the implementation of space science in our society. Instrument scientist vacancy nr. 1369 Project Outline SRON invites applicants for a postdoctoral position in the field of critical technology development for high contrast imaging systems for space applications. The candidate will concentrate on the critical aspects of the hardware development of a novell Hysteretic Deformable Mirror HDM. If the HDM development is successful, a combination with a Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detector MKID is foreseen, to demonstrate an end to end system. This KID development is conducted in parallel by fellow researchers at SRON. The final aim of these developments is to contribute to the first spacebased instrument, capable to characterize Earthlike exoplanets. As member of the HDM project team, it is the task of the candidate to tackle the critical design and manufacturing issues which are identified during the development process and to contribute to the detailed HDM design on the basis of multiphysics simulations. The candidate will also contribute to the definition of the HDM and MKID performance requirements based on simulations of a complete space based high contrast imaging system. When successful, the HDM and detector can be tested in a state of the art high contrast imaging environment THD2 at LESIA in Paris. The position is located at SRON Groningen and involves intensive collaboration with the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials ZIAM and Discrete Technology and Production Automation DTPA both from the University of Groningen RUG and the SRON experts in lithographic development and production in Utrecht. Airbus Defence and Space Leiden can be involved during the system study. Requirements We are looking for a scientist with a PhD degree in applied physics and preferably with experience in the field of nano technology, MEMS or adaptive optics. The candidate should have a firm background in both the fields of physics and engineering. Good knowledge of the English language is essential and the candidate should be able to work both independently and in a team. Functional competencies Takes initiative Result driven Analytical Judicious SRON core competencies Innovative Focused on collaboration Responsibility A global player Flexibility Employment conditions Employment of this fulltime position at SRONGroningen is by NOWI The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research Institutes and will be for a period of 3 years. The salary will be in accordance with the salary scales of NWO with a maximum of 4.848, gross per month on a fulltime basis highly depending on education and experience. NWO has good secondary employment conditions such as An end of year bonus of 8,33 of the gross yearly salary 42 days of vacation leave a year on fulltime basis A holiday allowance of 8 of the gross yearly salary An excellent pension scheme Options for additional personal development Excellent facilities for parental leave For further information For further information about the position, please contact dr. Robert Huisman, telephone 31 050 363 6648. More information about SRON can be found at www.sron.nl. Letter of application If you wish to apply you can send a motivation letter with CV via mail to jobssron.nl. Please state the vacancy number SRON1369 in the subject of your mail. Applications will be accepted until October 23, 2018. In the event of equal suitability, preference will be given to female applicants. No commercial propositions please.

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APRIL appoints first CEO and Chief Scientist

2018-09-24 02:00:00| ThePigSite - Industry News

John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL)

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