IVV and Operational Support Engineer – Sentinel-2

Location: Italy, Frascati Reference number: 765
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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

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We are currently looking for an IVV (Integration, Verification and Validation) and Operational Support Engineer to work in the RHEA Office in the city of Frascati, Italy.

The IVV and Operational Support Engineer will support the implementation and routine operations of the processing chain in charge of the systematic generation of the data acquired by the Sentinel-2 Earth Observation mission.

Tasks and Activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Support the preparation and execution of the testing, integration and acceptance of the single processing modules part of the Sentinel-2 production chain.
  • Support the preparation and execution of the end-to-end testing of the Sentinel-2 production chain with respect to all its external interfaces and services (mission planning, auxiliary data gathering, precise orbit determination, mission performance, etc.)
  • Support the deployment of the integrated processing chain on public cloud infrastructures.
  • Upon delivery, manage the new releases of the software components part of the processing chain.
  • Verify the documentation and assess the adequacy of the test specifications of the software components and their subsequent updates.
  • Provide support to the monitoring of the routine operations of the Sentinel-2 processing chain, in particular in relation to the On-Line Quality Control (OLQC) carried out systematically on all generated data products.
  • Carry out investigations in case of operational problems and open anomalies, interacting with other team member up to problem resolution.
  • Set up of an automated verification environment.
  • Maintenance and evolution of the test environment and tools supporting IVV.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree in Engineering or a technical field that provides similar competences.
  • At least 4 years of IVV experience on complex and critical systems under Linux.
  • Knowledge of CI/CD methodologies.
  • At least basic knowledge of the Sentinel-2 data products.
  • Capacity of shell programming and bash scripting. The knowledge of Python language is desirable.
  • Teamwork capabilities.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • Capacity of achieving schedule and milestones.
  • Experienced knowledge of UNIX-like environments.
  • Knowledge of test automation tools (e.g. Jenkins).

 

This position is open to protected categories under Italian Law 68/99 (“Rules for the right to work of disabled people”).

Questa posizione e’ aperta alle categorie protette L. 68/99.

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Why join RHEA?

We are a growing international company, with over 650 staff working in 11 countries. Our teams are involved in innovative space missions and cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data and ground systems.

When you join us, you will work alongside recognized industry experts, either on our clients’ premises or in our offices across Europe and Canada. This is your opportunity to boost your career and shape the future of the space, security and systems engineering industries.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration packages
  • Unique career opportunities, including working in other countries
  • Personalized training and development programmes
  • Flexible relocation support
  • Stable company with a family atmosphere.

Want to know more?

If you have any questions before submitting an application, please get in touch – we are always happy to tell you more.

Contact our Recruitment team

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