EUMETSAT: Radio Occultation Remote Sensing Scientist

EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany

Do you want to join the team and develop innovative science to improve atmospheric profiling using radio occultation data?


EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite agency is recruiting a radio occultation scientist. Bringing together the resources of 30 member states, EUMETSAT observes the atmosphere, ocean and land surfaces from space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. The data is vital for weather forecasts that help to protect lives and property, as well as monitoring the environment and the changing climate.  Come and join the team and contribute to the future missions.

This is an exciting opportunity for a radio occultation scientist to advance the understanding and utilisation of satellite radio-occultation data in support of atmospheric profiling. Using your extensive experience in remote sensing and processing of data from Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) missions, you will develop prototype algorithms which will contribute to the future needs for satellite products and services. It is important that you have worked with meteorological satellite application user communities, in order to understand the user needs and requirements of state-of-the-art science.

EUMETSAT offers a competitive salary, benefits and a great working environment. English is the working language of EUMETSAT.

The closing date is 24th January 2018 and EUMETSAT expects to hold interviews in the w/c 11th March 2018.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States.

To learn more and apply online, please visit https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.intreference VN17 28.