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:
We are currently looking for an experienced Ground Segment Engineer to join our international team of young and inspiring engineers and industry professionals, tasked with driving innovation within the Space, Satellite and Earth Observation sector.
This role is routed in EUMETSAT’s commitment to the European Union's Copernicus Earth observation programme and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!
Copernicus is the European Union's Earth observation programme, coordinated and managed by the European Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) and EUMETSAT. Its current and future missions are to deliver high quality, wide range Earth observation services providing information to, among other things, improve the management of the environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change, and ensure civil security.
The Ground Segment Engineer will support future Copernicus Sentinel missions through their participation in ground segment requirements and design studies, and eventually in ground segment developments.
He/she will be involved in the integration, verification & validation of the ground segment for “Jason-CS/Sentinel-6” missions in preparation for similar activities for future Sentinel missions.
Under guidance from the Ground Segment Phase A/B Manager for Future Copernicus Sentinel Missions:
2 - 5 years
|Job Location:||Darmstadt , Germany|
|Keywords:||ground segment engineer, big data, high availability, computer engineering, weather, climate change, Earth observation, Satellite Systems,|