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[Met-jobs] IASI and GOME-2 Instrument Engineer

From "Simon Davidson" <>
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Date Thu, 5 Mar 2015 18:01:52 +0200

IASI and GOME-2 Instrument 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 engineering or physics and a background of at least 5 years in space hardware projects mainly in the area of optical instruments.


Location: Darmstadt, Germany

Start Date: 2nd Quarter 2015

Closing date: 13 April 2015




The tasks of the Candidate will include:

  • Monitoring of t he r ep a i r and subsequent tests of IASI.
  • Monitor and support the GOME- 2 on ground calibration.
  • Participation to Metop satellite AIV, Launch and Commissioning activities relevant to both IASI and GOME-2.
  • Participation to instrument acceptance and hand-over reviews and other meetings with industry and other partners such as ESA, CNES as well as internal meetings.
  • Analyse and assess the on-ground and in-orbit performances of IASI and GOME-2.
  • Maintenance of an up-to-date plan of Metop satellite AIV,    Launch and Commissioning activities requiring support for the IASI and GOME-2 instruments.
  • Investigation of on-ground and in-orbit instrument anomalies and support operations to the relevant recovery actions.
  • Provide  general  support  to  the  Metop  Operations  Team  for  IASI  and  GOME  2 matters.
  • Support in-orbit check-out / verification tests during Metop-C In Orbit Verification (IOV).
  • Preparation and maintenance of instrument related documents, as well as presentation material;
  • Maintenance of  regular contacts with the  above mentioned EUMETSAT partners in relation to IASI and GOME-2.


Qualifications and Experience


  • A University degree in engineering or physics
  • At least 5 years in space hardware projects mainly in the area of optical instruments
  • Experience in project management positions is required together with the ability to follow satellite level Payload AIV activities.



Essential Skills

  • knowledge of PA/QA processes and procedures and good general computing skills, with familiarity with Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.),
  • Previous experience in AIV/AIT and commissioning activities is regarded as advantageous along with experience of working on a collaborative programme between different partners.



Please send you CV in English to:

Simon Davidson via

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