EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Working for EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.
This position is located within the EUMETSAT General Services Division (GES), which is responsible for all facility management and site infrastructure projects and services at EUMETSAT. The GES specific/specialised tools and systems for building monitoring and building security systems are hosted on a dedicated secured IT infrastructure. EUMETSAT has two dedicated IT Divisions, one responsible for the generic office IT infrastructure and a second one responsible for the IT infrastructure required to operate EUMETSAT’s satellites and IT Security matters.
The IT Systems Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, development and management of the GES IT Infrastructure, hosting building monitoring systems for power, security and HVAC and associated applications and documentation. Furthermore, he/she acts as interface to the dedicated IT Divisions. He/She will coordinate the support provided to GES by these IT Divisions for all IT tasks that are not part of the GES IT Infrastructure.
The IT Systems Engineer is a member of a team of engineers and technicians maintaining the technical building facilities.
EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.
EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.
As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).