|From||"Roger Brugge" <email@example.com>|
|Date||Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:33:11 +0000|
The following vacancy has arisen at VEGA. If interested in applying please email firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com>. If you require further information, you can contact Derek Greer, Chief Operating Office, VEGA Space Limited: Derek.Greer@vegaspace.com<mailto:Derek.Greer@vegaspace.com> ------------------- VEGA JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Earth Observation Consultant [J2386] Recruitment Contact To apply please send CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org<mailto:email@example.com> Closing Date for applications 25th November 2011 Location Welwyn Garden City Anticipated Job start date Jan 2012 Duration Permanent Comments A senior technical member of staff, recognised as an expert in their field and providing significant support in winning business Objective VEGA Space intends to expand its commitment to developing EO data driven applications and services to be applied both in the commercial domain and in governmental/scientific areas such a climate change. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an expert technical knowledge of at least one area of EO data analysis, Due to the close relationship between VEGA Space Ltd and our parent company, there is an expectation that exploitation of SAR data will be a major (but not sole) driver in the activity. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic senior self starter to work in close support to our sales team, prepare proposals, start-up and execute projects/studies and contribute to new and ongoing EO related services. The candidate may be required to travel within Europe and must be willing and able to liaise with clients and subcontractors when needed. Responsibilities / Duties · Working with the sales team to promote VEGA in the EO and SAR fields · Liaise with clients to fully exploit opportunities · Writing proposals for new work in the Earth Observation field with a focus on SAR, climate change and commercial services. · Supporting to in house SAR QC activities and evolutions when needed · Performance of scientific and engineering activities on studies and major projects. Qualifications / Experience · Science based degree in physics or remote sensing · Post-graduate experience working with SAR data · Experience of working in a commercial environment Essential Skills · Understanding of EO data and/or services at an expert level · Understanding of SAR, SAR image formation processing. · Understanding of EO data and EO data quality or cal/val · Experience in the use of SAR images and applications · Experience of proposal writing Desirable Skills * Experience in ESA EO actvities * Experience in commercial EO activities * Good appreciation of business * Experience of EO related to climate change monitoring or long term data preservation. Qualities Innovator, team player and comfortable working in an international environment. Enthusiastic self starter. Must be willing and able to travel within Europe Further Details All roles within VEGA Space are advertised for a minimum of one month to ensure maximum visibility to potential candidates. However, if a successful candidate is found before the advert expires the role will be closed. We would therefore advise any candidate to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment. Benefits Competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefits package including holiday, life assurance and a contributory pension scheme are offered to the successful candidate Security 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.
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