Climate Data Processing Engineer (VN18 28)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Internal reference: VN18 28
  • Date: May 2, 2018 10:32
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Science

Job summary

Help us to enhance our climate data records for the future?
To find out more go to and apply by 4th June 2018. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 9th July.

Job description

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.  We require three Climate Data Processing Engineers to co-operate with our partners to rescue, recalibrate and re-process satellite observations to ensure that our climate data records are complete, accurate and available in a format that can support the Copernicus Climate Change Service (CS3).



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.

Job qualifications

This is an opportunity to use your operational data processing experience to handle, process and manipulate long series of satellite observations.  You will use your programming and scripting skills to analyse large data volumes in different formats.  You will observe the quality of our data records and use validation techniques to ensure their accuracy. 

The ability to build excellent working relationships and collaborate with internal stakeholders and, potentially our partners, is a key aspect of this role. You must have strong technical and analytical skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts in an international team environment.