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:
Are you able to provide us with engineering support as we upgrade our ground stations for future satellite systems in particular EUMETSAT’s Polar Second Generation (EPS-SG)?
EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere and ocean and land surfaces from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change. Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties. Developing the next generation of satellites, we look to shape our future and infrastructure, and these activities have opened up an opportunity for a Ground Stations Engineer to join our System Engineering and Projects Division.
In this role you will lead the requirements definition activities in support of the development and upgrade of Ground Stations, play an active role in the procurement process and assist in the verification and verification testing and implementation of the upgrades. Alongside this you will participate in managing contractors and assist with team coordination, offering support to developing a standardised approach towards maintenance procedures across all EUMETSAT ground stations.
Alongside a university degree in Electrical or Telecommunications Engineering (or equivalent) you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:-
The closing date is 6th September 2017. Interviews are scheduled to take place week commencing 15th October.
EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.
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2 - 5 years
|Job Location:||Darmstadt , Germany|
|Keywords:||electrical, aeroscpace, telecommunications, engineering, ecss, ccsds, V&V, gound station, eumetsat,|
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