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[Met-jobs] ERA-CLIM2 Engineer

From "Simon Davidson" <recruit@hamtec.co.uk>
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Date Tue, 19 Nov 2013 11:42:50 +0200

ERA-CLIM2 Engineer based at EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany

 

 

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 in the implementation of software for operational processing using Metop and/or Meteosat instrument data and in the validation of satellite derived products.

 

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Start Date: January 2014

Closing date: 6 December 2013

 

TASKS:

 

The tasks of the Candidate will include:

  • Contributions to the product and algorithm specifications for all ERA-CLIM2 data records;
  • Implementation of relevant operational product processing chains in the reprocessing environment;
  • Implementation of relevant operational processors for the ERA-CLIM2 products into the operational reprocessing chains;
  • Development and implementation of operational functional and product quality monitoring procedures to be implemented in the reprocessing monitoring and validation system;
  • Analysis of resulting product quality of ERA-CLIM2 products employing the quality monitoring procedures and other validation techniques and data as appropriate;
  • Acquisition of relevant data from internal and external sources to support product quality monitoring in the reprocessing environment;
  • Execution of reprocessing campaigns for all planned ERA-CLIM2 data sets;
  • Preparation of ERA-CLIM2 data sets for ingestion into the EUMETSAT Data Centre;
  • Compilation of relevant data set documentation including validation reports, user  guides and format descriptions;
  • Compilation of project result presentations and participation in project progress meetings.

 

 

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

  • A University degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline;
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in the implementation of software for operational processing using Metop and/or Meteosat instrument data and in the validation of satellite derived products

 

 

Essential Skills

  • The Candidate shall have work experience in UNIX application development and testing in C, C++ and Fortran 90/95.
  • Operational product processing environments;
  • Scripting languages, such as Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, shell;
  • Software build environments and tools (e.g. make, imake, debuggers, insure++);
  • Analysis and graphic software such as IDL and Matlab;
  • Validation of satellite products;
  • EUMETSAT missions and instruments;
  • Working in international projects and/or environments.

 

Desirable Skills

 

  • Data bases such as MySQL and Oracle;
  • Handling of large data volumes;
  • Configuration control of software
  • Calibration of satellite observations;
  • Utilisation of satellite and climatological data sets;
  • Use of satellite data in model-based re-analysis;
  • Atmospheric radiative transfer;
  • Inversion methods for retrieval of geophysical parameters;
  • Source code control systems, such as Subversion, Rational ClearCase or CVS
  • 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

 

 

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