EPS-SG Science Consultant (f/m) Ref. 2017_189

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

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

EPS-SG Science Consultant (f/m) Ref. 2017_189

Your responsibilities:

The EPS-SG programme has started its phase C/D, during which the system is designed, implemented and tested. The focus
will be on the scienti􀀬c aspects associated to the development of the product processing facilities of the EPS-SG ground
Preparation and maintenance of algorithm theoretical basis documents for the generation of level 1 products
Preparation and maintenance of product generation specifications for the product processing facilities;
Prototyping of product generation functions
Generation and maintenance of product contents specifications
Preparation of test data
Preparation 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
Contribution to activities of instrument functional chain teams (IFCT)1 related to the scatterometer mission
Supporting the development of operational processing facilities by reviewing documents, participating in workshops,
witnessing tests
Participation in system and relevant ground segment reviews
The consultancy will involve close cross-divisional interactions and interface with experts in various disciplines (system
engineering, instruments, operations, science)

Your skills:

At least University degree in remote sensing, meteorology, oceanography, physics, or equivalent
At least three years of experience in scatterometry
Experience in Earth Observation satellite data processing
Very good skills in a higher programming language, such as C/C++, Java
Skills in writing scientific/technical documents
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Good inter-personal skills
The following experience would be an additional asset:
Experience in understanding and writing requirements
Experience with the specification, development and validation of satellite data processing chains
Experience with calibration and product validation methods
Knowledge in radiative transfer
Fluency in English is mandatory; this is the working language

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