Software Build and Deployment Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Software Build and Deployment Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

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.

In the EUMETSAT matrix organisation, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Division is responsible for providing applications and support services regarding Information and Communication Technology to the organisation. The ICT Division is a dynamic team of more than 50 technicians and engineers, which operates, manages, troubleshoots and implements changes to corporate ICT systems, including desktop and mobile IT equipment, SAP, Documentation Management Tool, EUMETSAT web sites and the intranet.

What you’ll be doing

  • Plan and implement the maintenance and evolution of the environments and tools used for the existing software management landscape;
  • Ensure the consistency and keep control over the baseline configuration of all the relevant layers for software operation (machine, network, storage, OS, libraries, dependencies etc.);
  • Provision of support to internal/external software development or maintenance activities in terms of software build and deployment processes, environments and tools;
  • Analysis and planning of implementation, hardware and software upgrades or reconfigurations of multi-mission elements in context of CSM core services;
  • Supervise and control service contractors for the building, packaging and distribution of software releases and patches on the operational systems;
  • Ensure the provision of CSM (Computer and Storage Management) services to internal customers in compliance with Service Level Agreements (SLA);
  • Deputise for the CSM Software Librarian Team Leader as needed.

What we offer

  • Excellent salary, of up to Euro 7,200 NET (after income tax) based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Full medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications

  • A university degree in computer science (or equivalent).

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Proven experience in maintaining large-scale computer systems in operational, highly-available and time critical environments;
  • Advanced knowledge in Software Configuration Control, Build, Packaging and Deployment related workflows and technologies;
  • Good understanding of automation tools and market players related to CI/CD and DevOps driven concepts;
  • Advanced knowledge in UNIX/Linux Operating Systems and System Administration;
  • Good knowledge in network protocols and TCP/IP services (DHCP, PXE, SSH, S/FTP);
  • Ability to prepare technical documentation in English in a complete and clear manner;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, combined with a proven ability to apply these to working within, and across, teams.

More about us

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).

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