Computer Systems and Security Engineer (VN18 40)

Darmstadt, Germany
23 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
VN18 40
Job Type
Engineer, Graduate

An opportunity to be responsible for EUMETSAT’s ground segments computer systems and their security

To find out more go to our website via the Apply button and apply by 22nd June 2018. We anticipate holding interviews during the week commencing 6th August.

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere and ocean from Space using a system of satellites, 365 days a year, offering images and data to provide insights into weather situations, environmental hazards and climate change.  Our work helps users worldwide to monitor changes in these to protect lives, lifestyles and properties. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) professional to take responsibility for our ground segments computer systems and their security.   You will ensure that our operational computer systems support our current and future missions, including the exciting Copernicus missions that EUMETSAT operates on behalf of the European Union.  You will have the opportunity to support and deputise for the Computing Services Team Leader and to be involved with designing architectural evolutions, managing upgrades to our infrastructure either in-house or with our industrial partners.  In this role you will also support our Security Team to ensure our systems are compliant, initiating swift and proactive action when identifying and addressing any security vulnerabilities.  This is a high availability, operational system and any maintenance or updates need to be co-ordinated with the Operations Department. 

With experience of maintaining large scale, high-availability and/or time critical computer systems, you will bring your understanding of ITIL best practice.  You will also have strong interpersonal skills and be able to apply these when working within a matrix environment and when managing our partners.

We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and a great working environment.  Have a look at our website to find out more about what we offer.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.