Remote Sensing Scientist – Passive Microwave

Darmstadt-Dieburg, Hessen (DE)
Competitive salary and great benefits. Relocation assistance available.
July 19 2018
VN18 47
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type
Staff Scientist

Remote Sensing Scientist – Passive Microwave (VN18 47)

Darmstadt, Germany

Come and improve atmospheric profiling using passive microwave science.

As our observations from our satellites become more sophisticated, we are looking for a scientist with experience of processing data from space-bourne passive microwave instruments to join our team. This is an opportunity to ensure that EUMETSAT evolves its state-of-the art exploitation of products from our microwave instruments on board our current and future satellites.

Your role at EUMETSAT

At EUMETSAT, we have experts monitoring, delivering and interpreting data from our satellites.  This information is used to forecast weather, sea temperatures and air quality.  Our use of technology is vital to everyday life. You will have the opportunity to use your knowledge of passive microwave remote sensing physics to drive our scientific development, validation and quality monitoring from the sounders and images of our satellites.  You will have extensive experience of coding scientific application software and enjoy working with user and research communities.  You will be comfortable keeping our scientific and technical documents up to date.

You will bring excellent communication and team working skills.  We are a fast paced, operational organisation, working with users and partners.   You will be core to defining the requirements for products and services for our future missions. 

What we offer

We work in a collaborative, international environment which offers you a competitive salary and outstanding benefits.  You will work with people who are experts in their field. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. You must be able to work effectively in English and have some knowledge of French.

Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. The closing date is 20th August.  Interviews w/c 8th October.