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[Met-jobs] Multi-Sensor Aerosol Product Implementation Engineer

From "Simon Davidson" <recruit@hamtec.co.uk>
To <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:44:18 +0200

HAMTEC Consulting a provider of quality staff to the aerospace industry.

 

We are currently seeking a University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, the Candidate shall have a minimum of 3 years experience of the development and implementation of software for operational processing of satellite or meteorological data.

 

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Start Date: May 2013

Closing date: 11 March 2013

 

TASKS:

 

The tasks of the Candidate will include:

  • update, maintenance and verification of an operational processor for multi-sensor satellite retrievals of aerosol optical properties from Metop data based on pre-existing proto-type versions and /or processor specifications;
  • integrating the operational processor into the operational product processing chain of the EPS ground segment;
  • developing operational continuous functional, performance and quality monitoring processes to be implemented in the EPS operational monitoring system;
  • deriving relevant data from internal and external sources to support product quality monitoring in the EPS operational monitoring system;
  • performing off-line analysis of processor performance and product quality;
  • supporting the validation of aerosol products from EPS and the compilation of the relevant product validation reports.
  • contributing to the update of the product specification and algorithm specification for multi-sensor satellite retrievals of aerosol optical properties from Metop;
  • reporting anomalies in aerosol product services, contribute to their diagnosis and track their resolution;

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

  • A University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years experience of the development and implementation of software for operational processing of satellite or meteorological data
  • 3 years work experience in UNIX application development and testing in C and C++.

 

 

Essential Skills

  • Quality control of satellite data and products,
  • Operational product processing environments
  • Software build environments and tools (e.g. make, imake, eclipse, insure++);
  • Source code control system, (e.g. Subversion or CVS);
  • Experience and skills in working in projects and environments characterised by a diversity of stakeholders.;

 

Desirable Skills

 

Experience in scientific processing in general and the Fortran programming language would be a distinct advantage.

 

  • Inverse modelling of atmospheric composition using (vector) radiative transfer models
  • Aerosol optical properties retrieval from satellite data;
  • Calibration and validation of satellite products;
  • Knowledge of the EPS missions and instruments.
  • Java programming;
  • Experience with Scripting languages e.g. Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, shell;
  • Production monitoring and reporting

 

Please send you CV in English to:

Simon Davidson via recruit@hamtec.co.uk

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

http://www.hamtec.co.uk

 

Regards,

 

Simon Davidson

HR Manager

+44 7921 212785

www.hamtec.co.uk

 

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