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Cloud Computing Infrastructure Service Engineer

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Recruiter: EUMETSAT
Listed on: 13th February
Location: Germany
Salary/Rate: Competitive
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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EUMETSAT is Europe's meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
We are currently looking for an experienced Cloud Computing Infrastructure Service Engineer, from any Big Data Cloud Infrastructure environment, to join our international team of inspiring engineers and industry professionals, tasked with driving innovation within the Space, Satellite and Earth Observation sector.
This role is rooted in the mission of EUMETSAT and will provide the opportunity to work with leading IT, Space and Earth Observation organisations and domain experts to make a positive impact on society!
What you'll be doing
EUMETSAT had established a new "data-centric" strategy on the development of a portfolio of new Big Data Services which are due to enter operations in 2020. The portfolio is based on modern big data technologies and architectures, applications, user portals and hosted processing capabilities with full integration across the entire cloud stack from Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) up to Data as a Service (DaaS).  The Cloud Computing Infrastructure Service Engineer will manage the evolution and maintenance of the system and infrastructure-level services (IaaS / PaaS layer). Those services include infrastructure resource provisioning on the EUMETSAT private on-premise hybrid cloud via a hybrid cloud management system (HCMS) and capacity and infrastructure accounting services.

Manage and maintain the EUMETSAT on-premise hybrid cloud infrastructure including its capacity planning and evolution
Provide IaaS and PaaS services including resource provisioning and accounting of their usage
Provide hands-on technical expertise on EUMETSAT OpenStack and VMware based IaaS services and HCMS PaaS services
Support their Operations counterparts and User Services in the on-boarding of new users and projects as well as supporting existing users in terms of usage of the services, translating the user requirements into service and system requirements, and making the corresponding services and resources available to them

What we offer

Excellent salary, of up to Euro 7,500 / month NET (after tax) based on skills and experience
Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave
Private medical coverage for employee and family
Attractive final salary pension
30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays
Training and development support
Relocation allowance and support (if applicable)

A University degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science (Business), Software Engineering, or equivalent relevant experience gained in a Service Delivery role, preferably working with cloud based IT services in an operational and user oriented environment.
Skills and Experience:

Strong applied System Engineering background within any Big Data Cloud Infrastructure environment - we do not require prior Space or Satellite industry experience!
Applied experience with on-premise and off-premise Cloud Infrastructure
Strong applied expertise in OpenStack and VMware suite based cloud stack implementations
Applied experience in system maintenance of operational 24-7 systems
Applied knowledge of formal system & service development, verification and validation;
Excellent organisational, communication and presentation skills, pro-active attitude and the ability to work autonomously with a minimum of supervision under high workloads;

Bonus points for:

Experience in Agile methodology
Cloud native application environment know how
Experience in the use of API's, Python and / or Jupiter Notebook
Good market overview of current cloud technologies and cloud service providers landscape in Europe

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).
Closing date: 10th March