MISSION PERFORMANCE AND PROCESSOR ENGINEER

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Cyberprotected Intelligent Critical Systems Designer, Integrator

Your specific duties will include:

  • Contributing to the overall specification of the E2E Mission Performance Simulator chain (from Scene Generation up to Level-2)
  • Monitoring the development of the Instrument Simulator Software developed through an ESA contract with industry
  • Monitoring the development of the Level 1 Prototype Processor Software developed through an ESA contract with industry
  • Monitoring the development and the integration of the overall E2E Mission Performance Simulator chain and its components, developed through an ESA contract with industry
  • Reviewing the Level-1 and Instrument Simulator algorithms and input/output interfaces
  • Perform the integration of E2E Mission Performance Simulator chain developed by industry with the L2 scientific components developed by scientists.
  • Ensuring that the E2E Mission Performance Simulator chain and its components and algorithms meet the required functionality and performance, taking into account system, instrument, geophysical model and calibration/validation facility aspects
  • Installing, maintaining and operating an up-to-date copy of the E2E Mission Performance Simulator software at ESTEC
  • Analysing impacts on the mission performance resulting from deviations during the development programme
  • Ensuring the proper verification and validation methods are proposed and implemented
  • Supporting Test Data production and verification
  • Supporting the analysis of the data collected during on-ground and in-orbit calibration and characterisation campaigns
  • Developing any needed software tool to support all the mentioned activities
  • Providing necessary inputs for the relevant internal and external meetings

In performing the above duties, you will work closely with the other staff of the relevant Project Team as well coordinates for common practices, standards, tools within the Division EOP-PE.

Profile:

  • Master’s or equivalent qualification in Computer science, Physics or Engineering
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Very good knowledge of computer environments and software development (Linux, compilers, debuggers, scripting such as python, shell scripts, PERL…)
  • Knowledge of the Earth Observation (payload data) ground segment, including; processes such as calibration, monitoring routine data processing; processors and facilities; interactions with other stakeholders (FOS, end users)
  • Knowledge of data analysis/processing (statistics, error budgets; simulations; data tools)
  • Working knowledge on remote sensing techniques
  • Good level of autonomy and organizing skills
  • Fluent in English; knowledge of another ESA member-state language is an asset

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