Multi-Mission Dissemination Operations Engineers (m/f/d)

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    The engineering service shall cover the following engineering service requirements:
  • Dissemination Operations
    Including tasks related to dissemination operations and engineering for EUMETSAT missions and dissemination and encryption operations
  • Operational Data Flow Monitoring and Reporting
    Including the design, development, documentation and maintenance of tools that provide dissemination statistics reports
  • Operational Documentation
  • Interface with other teams and partners
  • Evolutions of the Dissemination Systems
    Including the acquisition and maintenance of an operational view of the dissemination and encryption functions of the ground segment, as well as a system-wide understanding of its interfaces with multi-mission elements (MMEs) and external interfaces
  • Operations Build-up of future missions
  • On-call support
  • End user support and documentation for end users
Ideal Candidate: 

Essential requirements:

  • University degree (or equivalent) in a discipline relevant to the job profile
  • At least 3 years’ demonstrated experience in operations or software maintenance of real-time file-based data dissemination systems
  • Familiar with DVB satellite communications and ground segment operations
  • Demonstrated experience in major Linux distributions and Windows (Windows 7, 8, 10) as user
  • Computer analysis skills, including analysis of events and logs, and be familiar with Excel
  • Presentation skills and be familiar with Powerpoint
  • Familiar with configuration control
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English (verbally and written)
  • Ability to conduct all activities in an orderly and disciplined manner, shall be able to work under pressure and with a minimum of supervision
  • Encryption technologies, USB smart cards, TripleDES

For key persons providing on-call support the following is considered as essential:

  • At least 3 years’ demonstrated experience in
    o providing near real-time data services in a high-availability environment (24/7)
    o monitoring of near real time data flows in large computer networks
    o First and second level support in data services
  • Basic system administrator skills, i.e. configuration, installation and scripting for Linux and Windows
  • Demonstrated experience in interaction with external partners
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating of system changes or interfaces with external organizations

For key persons providing end-user support the following is considered as essential:

  • Demonstrated experience in interaction with end-users via email, phone or other online tools
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting end users in application software upgrades and application software configuration changes
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing user guides, FAQs, and other documentation in user friendly style Excellent document writing skills

Desirable requirements:

  • DVB based receive-only earth stations for satellite communications
  • DVB-S2 technology
  • IP multicast data distribution systems, such as "Tellicast" provided by
  • Major network protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, etc.)
  • Network application protocols (ftp, sftp, ssh, http(s), etc)
  • Network application protocols (ftp, sftp, ssh, http(s), etc)
  • XML language and tools
  • Formalized hardware/software/system testing
  • Subversion, CVS, eclipse

Other information:

  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • Start Date is March 1, 2019
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