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[Met-jobs] Product Operations Engineer, MOLTEK

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Thu, 7 Jan 2016 09:16:00 +0000

We are looking to further enhance our team by adding a
Product Operations Engineer
You will be based initially for 2 years at our client’s headquarters in 
Darmstadt, Germany. Extension of further years may be possible. In this large 
European Agency you will find an excellent and modern working environment with 
challenging tasks and responsibilities.
Your Tasks Include:
The tasks of the key person will include:
•       Support to routine operations involving the MSG, MTP and EPS data 
processing systems; this includes:
o       Monitoring and reporting on the performance of the MSG, MTP and EPS 
data processing systems and the quality and availability of the MSG and MTP 
Level 1 and Level 2 products and EPS Level 0 to Level 2 products;
o       Investigating anomalies relating to the performance of the MSG, MTP and 
EPS data processing systems and the quality and availability of the MSG and MTP 
Level 1 and Level 2 and EPS Level 0 to Level 2 products;
o       Preparing and reviewing technical documentation relating to data 
processing operations;
o       Providing stand-by / call-out support; 
•       Support to the further development of the MSG and EPS data processing 
systems, including the specification and validation of system updates;
•       Support to the preparation of operational monitoring for future MSG and 
EPS spacecrafts;
•       Support for the operations preparation for future programmes, e.g. 
Meteosat Third Generation (MTG) and EUMETSAT Polar System 2nd Generation (EPS 
•       Participation in technical meetings;
•       Participation in formal reviews.

Your Profile:

In addition to having a university degree (or equivalent) in a relevant 
discipline, the key person shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in the 
operational use and quality control of geophysical data. Specifically, the key 
person shall have the following mandatory skills:
•       Significant experience in the verification and validation of 
operational data processing systems;
•       Experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems;
•       Experience with production monitoring and reporting;
•       Experience with configuration control of software and data;
•       Experience with Oracle databases and SQL.

It would be a distinct advantage for the key person to have experience with the 
•       Imaging and sounding instrumentation for remote sensing spacecraft;
•       Programming Languages (e.g. C, C++ and Fortran);
•       Scripting Languages (e.g. Perl, Python, shell);
•       Spacecraft and/or ground segment operations;
•       Operational use and quality control of satellite data.

The key person shall be able to conduct all activities in an orderly and 
disciplined manner, shall be able to work calmly and correctly under stress and 
must be able to work with the minimum of supervision.
The official languages are English and French. The working language for the 
position is English and therefore the key person must be able to work 
effectively in this language and have knowledge of the other. Good 
communication skills are essential for the fulfillment of the tasks requiring 

REFERENCE: 14-209420
LOCATION: Darmstadt, Germany
CLOSING DATE: 1st February 2016
MOLTEK has been serving the space and aerospace industries since 1995, 
providing international consultancy services for a wide variety of clients from 
private and public corporations to national and international authorities and 
For more detailed information about MOLTEK go to:

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