EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency. Its role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT has 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.)
EUMETSAT is now inviting well qualified candidates from its Member States to apply for the following post:
Reporting to, and on occasion deputising for, the Computing Services Team Leader you will be responsible for the design, maintenance and evolution of our ground segment computer systems. You will provide engineering support and maintenance to the operational computer systems, help design architectural evolutions of computer system infrastructure, undertake upgrade activities and manage the procurements of operating systems (OS) and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) software and hardware.
With proven experience in maintaining large scale computer systems in operational time critical environments you should have a qualification in computer science or equivalent to degree level. You should have a deep knowledge of Linux with a good command of UNIX and Windows operating systems. An associated knowledge of clustering, fail-over mechanisms, virtualisation and cloud computing is also mandatory. We would also expect you to have previously provided computer services following and embracing ITIL best practice.
We expect you to have strong interpersonal and communication skills with excellent organisational and time management capabilities. You should be able to work effectively in English and have some knowledge of French.
EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits and you will be working with people who are experts in their field. This role provides a varied and interesting mix of engineering tasks; you will have the opportunity to undertake design work, manage maintenance activities, support operations, manage procurements and deputise for the Team Leader as needed.
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 8th October with Interviews scheduled for w/c 12th November.
2 - 5 years
|Job Location:||Darmstadt , Germany|
|Keywords:||Operating systems, COTS, UNIX, Windows, ITIL, Linux, computing service|