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[Met-jobs] Meteorological Product Software Engineer

From "Simon Davidson" <>
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Date Tue, 13 Sep 2011 10:42:53 +0100

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Start Date: January 2012


The Engineer shall work in the Meteorological Operations Division as a member of the Integration Section. The Consultant shall contribute to the verification and integration of various software deliveries for the instrument processing chains and support facilities and shall analyse proposed changes and support the design, operational implementation and validation of agreed updates.

The Engineer will be part of small project teams dealing with each change. They will also be involved in the analysis and resolution of anomalies relating to the product generation software.

The tasks will generally include:

  • Design, implementation, and validation of new algorithms and Day-2 Product Processors
  • Analysis of significant product change proposals.
  • Documentation of changes related to product updates.
  • Preparation of technical notes on product implementation issues.
  • Maintenance and update of product generation monitoring software.
  • Support to the validation of meteorological products during commissioning and routine operations
  • Investigation and resolution of product processing anomalies

Qualifications and Experience

·        A University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline

·        A minimum of 3 year’s experience of operational processing of satellite or meteorological data.

Essential Skills

·        Development of operational software using Fortran and/or C and preferably C++ in a UNIX environment

·        Validation of meteorological products

·        Configuration control of software and data

·        Implementation of scientific algorithms from a given specification


In line with Asylum & Immigration Legislation, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the EU. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. Furthermore, in view of the nature of the work the company is in, all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks

Please send you CV in English to:

Simon Davidson via

To register with HAMTEC Consulting and to view current opportunities go to our website:

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