EPS SG Programme Support (f/m) Ref. 2017_188

Bishop GmbH
Darmstadt, Hessen (DE)
according to experience and qualifications
09 Mar 2017
06 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

For our customer "Eumetsat" in the space industry we are looking for a suitable candidate on the base fulltime (AÜG) for the location Darmstadt, Germany starting latest in June 2017 for the position:

EPS SG Programme Support (f/m) Ref. 2017_188

Your responsibilities:
Product processing functions of the optical imaging missions in the EPS-SG ground segment. The key person will provide
consultancy to the Remote Sensing and Products Division of the Technical and Science Support Department
Refinement of product generation specifications for the product processing facilities
Prototyping of product generation functions
Refinement of product contents and format specifications
Refinement of auxiliary data specifications
Preparation of test data & of calibration-validation plans
Contribution to the generation of performance budgets
Assessment of results from external studies
Contribution to the initiation of scientific support studies
System meetings and activities of instrument functional chain teams (IFCT)1
Participation in ground segment and/or instrument reviews, progress and technical meetings
Involve close cross-divisional interactions and interface with experts in various disciplines (system engineering,
instruments, ground segment, operations, science).

Your skills:
At least a University degree in remote sensing, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or equivalent
At least three years of experience in the field of passive microwave remote sensing in one or more of the areas listed
above, including involvement in processing of satellite data up to level 1 (calibrated / geolocated radiances) and/or level 2
(geophysical parameters);
Experience and capability to fulfil the assigned tasks without supervision
Scientific consultancy in the areas of microwave sounding to support the development work for the microwave sounder
MWS and with a lower priority, to the microwave imagers MWI and ICI
Very good skills in a high-level, compiled programming language, such as Fortran, C/C++, Java
Fluency in command-line use on Linux/Unix platforms
Skills in writing scientific/technical documents
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Good inter-personal skills in support of team work
Ability to draft management reports and executive summaries in English
Experience would be an additional asset:
Experience in understanding and specifying requirements
Experience with the specification, development and validation of satellite data processing chains
Experience with calibration and product validation methods

Knowledge in radiative transfer, in particular, in the microwave frequency range
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