Network Architecture Engineer VN17 50

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Date: October 19, 2017 13:14
  • Employment Type: permanent
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Information Technology, Project Management, Science

Job summary

Come and help shape the development and deployment of our network infrastructure so that current and future satellite missions can be supported.

Job description

EUMETSAT, the European meteorological satellite agency is recruiting a Network Architecture Engineer. Bringing together the resources of 30 Member States, we observe the atmosphere, ocean, and land surfaces from Space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. Our data is vital for weather forecasts that help to protect lives and property, as well as monitoring the environment and our changing climate. We want you to come and join our team to help us develop our communications network.

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.

To find out more and to apply, go to by 9th November 2017. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 11th December.

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

With proven experience of communication network engineering in a high-availability, 24/7 operational environment, we are looking for someone who has experience of designing, developing and deploying network architectures to recognised standards.  You will be involved in identifying, specifying, deploying and testing our network to develop the ground segments for future satellite systems.  You will work with our suppliers and service providers, managing the procurement and service contracts.

You need an in-depth knowledge of Cisco technology, services and solutions and an ability to communicate complex technical information to audiences with different levels of technical understanding.  You are a team player who enjoys working in a service driven environment.