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[Met-jobs] EPS-SG System Test Tools & Test Data Engineer

From "Simon Davidson" <recruit@hamtec.co.uk>
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Date Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:02:33 +0200

EPS-SG System Test Tools & Test Data Engineer based at EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany

 

 

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

 

We are currently seeking a •  University degree in the domain of engineering, physics or equivalent, with at least 5 years of general experience with the development of on-ground processing of data from satellite instruments for Earth observation.

 

Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Start Date: ASAP

Closing date: 10 February 2014

 

The activities performed by the key-person will be an input for the overall System and ground segment V&V activities.

The key-person will typically be involved in tasks related to test tools / test data, with focus on tools / data required for V&V of instrument data processing chains. Tools can serve for example the purpose of test data generation / manipulation / re-formatting, test data injection into the ground segment and test data collection & analysis.

Typical tasks include:

  • Identification of the suite of test tools and test data required to support V&V activities, and definition of development / procurement approach and associated planning.
  • Preparation of User Requirement Documents, Statements of Work, etc., as needed as input for development and/or procurement activities.
  • Support for in-house development and validation of test tools and their maintenance.
  • Support for procurements of test tools / test data, including the analysis of received deliverables and attending acceptance tests.
  • Support for acceptance of test tools / test data provided by partners.
  • Simulation of test data sets for V&V using available tools; compilation of test data sets using real data from satellite & instrument on-ground tests or in-orbit operation.
  • In case of tools to be connected to the ground segment, input for the specification and test of relevant interfaces.
  • Support for configuration management of tools / test data sets, using applicable EUMETSAT processes.
  • Operation of the tools, or support for it, when used for system and ground segment V&V activities.
  • Contributions to the analysis of test results and the preparation of test reports.

In addition the key-person will be involved in some more general tasks:

  • Participation in relevant internal and external meetings.
  • Regular review of System level documentation dealing with requirements, system concepts, architecture and design, technical analyses, to identify information of importance for test tools / test data.

In addition, and with the same aim, analysis of documents provided by other teams in EUMETSAT and by external partners.

Support for the preparation of documentation for System level reviews, during the covered period the System Requirements Review and Preliminary Design Review.

Some activities will involve interactions with other teams, primarily in the LEO division, and also, as relevant for the work, with engineers at partner agencies.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in the domain of engineering, physics or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of general experience with the development of on-ground processing of data from satellite instruments for Earth observation.

Essential Skills

  • At least 5 years of direct involvement in V&V activities for instrument processing chains, including production of test tools and of test data.
  • At least 5 years of experience with software specification, design and development and relevant standards.
  • Very good skills in higher programming languages, such as Fortran, C/C++, Java.

 

 

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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