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IT System Engineer and Infrastructure Manager 

(Published on 15/01/2019) 


We are looking for a Senior System Engineer to support Earth Observation (EO) research projects and grid/cloud data processing. Such activites offer a concrete opportunity to talented and motivated candidates to start a career in the EO/Big data domain which is expected to significantly grow in the next decades. Besides a genuine interest for Science and Technology, the successful candidate will be precise, efficient and reliable. 



Master Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent.

Competence in System operations, Programming/Annotation/Modelling languages, DB management, Web/Application servers, Grid/Cloud Computing, Linux OS.


Required Knowledge and Skills:

The successful candidate has relevant competence in the following areas:

·        Infrastructure related aspects, such as load balancing, server management, vlan, san, nas, etc.

·        Main infrastructure virtualisation environments (VMWare ESXi, etc)

·        IT systems functional analysis and architectural design

·        Virtual and physical architecture design


Desired Knowledge:

·        EO data processing techniques

·        ESA software packages (e.g. SNAP, NEST, BEAM)

·        Image processing software and GIS tool (e.g. ERDAS, ENVI, GDAL, QGIS)


Attitude and Personal Skills:

·        Teamwork, autonomy, multitasking

·        Technical and scientific writing

·        Self-organized, capable to prioritize

·        Customer oriented

·        Problem solving

·        Fluent in English 


This position is based in our office in Frascati (Rome) near site ESA-ESRIN. 


Interested candidates are invited to send their CV and Cover Letter in English to detailing their motivation, expectations and career objectives.