EUMETSAT – Optical Imaging Competence Area Manager

Could you manage a team of scientists specialising in the maintenance and development of optical imagery products from satellites?

EUMETSAT, Darmstadt, Germany
Closing date: 23 January 2019

The Role
EUMETSAT is seeking an experienced remote sensing expert to lead and coordinate a team of enthusiastic scientists, all experts in their own disciplines within a competence area. The team develops, maintains, validates and monitors the quality of optical imagery products from Low Earth and geostationary missions, and related meteorological products like Atmospheric Motion Vectors (AMV) and Lightning imagery products.

You will manage the Optical Imagery Competence Area and its resources, including the functional analysis, definition and scientific evaluation of algorithms and the prototyping of processing software for the generation of level-1 and level-2 products for EUMETSAT’s current and future missions, along with the Copernicus missions exploited by EUMETSAT. In this role you will have the chance to interact with user communities, analyse their feedback on current products and potential new requirements. You will also support the Satellite Application Facilities (SAFs) involved in the extraction of EUMETSAT optical imagery products.

What EUMETSAT offers
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a collaborative, international environment offering you a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.EUMETSAT offers the chance to work on exciting satellite programmes – both current and planned. You will play a leading role in the application of remote sensing science; making a difference to the user community and working with people who are experts in their field.

Does this sound like you?
Have a look at the website (reference: VN18/83) to find out how you can make a world of difference. EUMETSAT values diversity and seeks to recruit nationals from its Member States. The closing date is 23 January 2019.

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