Data Processing Engineer

Work as a Data Processing Engineer at a renowned company based in Darmstadt, Germany that offers great opportunities to advance and learn alongside accomplished leaders.

Our Company:
Profiler is a leading provider of expertise through corporate consulting, staffing solutions and HR services. We form the link between experts and companies from a wide range of industries. Our focus is in the IT, Communications Design and Aerospace Sectors.

ROLE/FUNCTION: Data Processing Engineer in Darmstadt, Germany

START: January 2018
LOCATION: Darmstadt
CONTRACT: Permanent full-time Employment
WORKING LANGUAGE: English, French is considered an advantage
DEADLINE: 05 October 2017


In addition to having a University degree (or equivalent, including experience) in the engineering, physics, or software (or similar) domains the key person(s) shall have the following mandatory attributes, skills, and experience.
• Relevant experience in preparation of requirements, design, interfaces and testing documentation for data processing systems for Earth Observation missions (experience on data processing for high data rates missions will be considered an asset).
• Relevant experience with Ll/L2 processing software for Earth Observation missions, either for operations/maintenance or specification and development.
• Knowledge of the requirements engineering process, including relation between requirements, ICDs, design and testing documentation.
• Ability to learn and develop the needed skills and knowledge to contribute to the development of EPS-SG. This includes the ability to rapidly absorb, and make use of, information presented in written and oral communications in a dynamic context.
• Willingness to work within a multi-disciplinary context in cooperation with other teams. The ability to maintain a system overview is essential. They shall have a systematic approach to work, be able to plan their work and to cope with tight schedules and multiple tasks. They shall have the capability to write accurate and consistent technical documentation.


Previous experience and knowledge in any of the following areas will be considered an additional asset:
• Knowledge of the IBM DOORS tool or an equivalent for requirements management;
• Knowledge of ECSS and CCSDS standards.


The Contractor shall provide engineering consultancy to the EPS-SG Ground Segment / Data processing team in the frame of the EPS-SG as well as to the Operations department in the frame of maintenance and evolution of the EPS data processing systems.
The Contractor shall support activities related to initially Phase B followed by phases C/D of the EPS-SG Programme in the area of data processing engineering. In this context attention is drawn to the mandatory nature of the programme.
In detail, the Contractor shall perform the following tasks:
In Phase C/D:
• Contribute to the procurement of data processing elements by advising on technical solutions proposed by the contractor and by reviewing documentation to confirm its compliance with the requirements;
• Contribute to the management of the requirements baseline for data processing elements;
• Contribute to refinement of ICDs;
• Contribute to testing, integration and acceptance of data processing elements.
In Phase E:
• Contribute to maintenance activities, including characterisation of system component behaviour against required performance, proposal and implementation of system alterations (including component modification) to achieve required performance.
• Contribute to evolution activities, including conceptual design, requirements specification, functional modelling, system analysis, and concept development to support increased performance, rationalisation of components, and cost reduction.
In addition, there will be regular involvement in the following tasks requiring interaction and
coordination with other teams at System and Ground Segment level:
• Review of System, Space Segment and Ground Segment documentation dealing with requirements, concepts, algorithms and technical analyses of relevance for data processing, including review of instrument data processing algorithms and calibration concepts defined by the Space Segment with emphasis on their implications on Ground
• Segment data processing concepts, interfaces and architecture;
• Participation in formal reviews and technical meetings at System and Ground Segment level.
• Review of documentation dealing with technical evolutions of the Client infrastructure;

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