Data Centre Operations Engineer

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Frankfurt - Germany
  • Date: December 20, 2018 14:35
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: Any
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology

Job summary

Can you apply your knowledge and expertise in data centre operations to ensure our Users maintain a steady access to satellite data, products and Climate Date Records?

Job description

The Role      

Bring your experience of data centre operations, ideally gained from managing meteorological data, to help us provide services to our users.  You will co-ordinate the routine operations activities of our data centre, ensuring that our provision of data services is accessible to our users.  Your insights will contribute to the plans for routine operations and you will identify ways to harmonise engineering, maintenance and evolutions of all the data, products and Climate Data Records generated by EUMETSAT.  You will interface with our user community, supervising anomaly investigation in the Data Centre Archives, monitoring support services supplied by contractors, and supporting the User Helpdesk. 

You must have experience of netCDF Format, along with other meteorological and earth observation data formats, metadata specifications and related tools.  You need to be an experienced programmer, comfortable working in a variety of programming languages. We are looking for someone who has experience of the full software development lifecycle and the relevant industry standards.  Our data processing systems are complex, so you will need to be able to use your analytical and planning skills, often co-ordinating activities in a matrix environment. You will have the ability to synthesise technical information and to provide updates to the management team as required.  You must enjoy working in a team and be able to communicate complex information effectively, both in person and on paper.

What we offer

EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits and you will be working with people who are experts in their field. This role provides a varied and interesting mix of engineering tasks.


Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 24th January.