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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook

2017-10-17 19:09:07| National Hurricane Center (East Pacific)

000 ABPZ20 KNHC 171708 TWOEP Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 1100 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila


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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

2017-10-17 19:08:32| National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

000 ABNT20 KNHC 171708 TWOAT Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 200 PM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila


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Mission Analyst

2017-10-17 18:11:49| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Vacancy in the Directorate of Operations. ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. Applications from women are encouraged. Post Mission Analyst This post is classified A2A4 on the Coordinated Organisations salary scale. Location ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany Description Mission Analyst in the Mission Analysis Section, Flight Dynamics Division, Ground Systems Engineering Department, Directorate of Operations. Reporting to the Head of Section, the postholder will participate in mission analysis activities for future mission studies, spacecraft and ground segment design and operations preparation. This encompasses terrestrial, interplanetary and librationpoint missions. The emphasis is on orbit analysis and related fields, such as tradingoff orbit selection, optimising lowhighthrust rocket propulsion trajectories including ascent, computing atmospheric entry trajectories, launch windows, fuel budget analysis, predicting orbitderived data, orbit determination and navigation analysis, analysing satellite constellations and formation flight. Duties These will include performing and coordinating mission analysis activities in support of projects and mission studies developing and maintaining generic mission analysis methods and software participating in developing generic flight dynamics software developing projectspecific mission analysis tools technical managing of mission analysis work packages carried out by contract firms specifying and managing study and development contracts supporting projects by participating in tender evaluations and reviews of industrial contracts. Technical competencies Trajectory design and analysis Orbit manouevre optimization Navigation accuracy analysis Mathematical software development Flight Dynamics Operations Preparation Flight Dynamics Operations Execution Behavioural competencies Customer Focus Problem Solving Results Orientation Teamwork Communication Additional requirements Education Applicants should have a Masters degree or equivalent qualification in engineering, physics or mathematics. Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework. The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset. The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests. The closing date for applications is 14 November 2017. If you require support with your application due to a disability, please email contact.human.resourcesesa.int. Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada and Slovenia. Priority will first be given to internal candidates and secondly to external candidates from underrepresented Member States. In accordance with the European Space Agencys security procedures and as part of the selection process, successful candidates will be required to undergo basic screening before appointment. Apply HERE


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Optical InstrumentPayload Engineer

2017-10-17 15:11:04| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Requirements Applicants for this post should have a university degree at least Masters degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant physical science or engineering subject, together with a demonstrated background and experience in systems for Earth Atmospheric Composition monitoring and science studies in a space project environment as well as knowledge of aerosols and ozone observational data. Experience working with atmospheric composition in EarthSystem models and data assimilation as well as background and experience on the specific issues relevant to bright limb, solar and stellar occultation observing systems are assets. The candidate must possess solid analytical skills and the command of the physics and techniques of Earth limb observation systems bright limb, solarstellar occultation, together with the capability to critically analyse the work performed by industry in the relevant areas, identify problems and proposeinstigate corrective actions. The candidate shall demonstrate to be proficient with programming tools and languages relevant to the implementation and maintenance of the system performance models e.g. MATLAB. Specific Tasks The holder of this post will contribute to all aspects project internal activities, monitoringreview of the relevant industrial activities, interaction with Mission Users and Scientists relevant to the mission performance of the ALTIUS mission up to Level 2. The post holder will report to the ALTIUS System and Engineering Manager. The principle tasks and responsibilities include Support the definition and maintenance of mission and system level requirements in the following areas o Mission observation requirements and mission data products requirements o ALTIUS EndtoEnd simulator and Ground Processor Prototype GPP o Internal and External characterisation and calibration of the instrument Develop and maintain mission performance mathematical models and tools to support the assessment of the relevant industrial development activities and of the compliance of the system design to the mission performance requirements Maintain mission level performance and error budgets, in coordination with the other ALTIUS project team members. Analyse the compliance of the mission performance budgets with the endtoend mission performance requirements and propose corrective actions in case of deviation Monitor and critically analyse the mission level performance requirement allocation, their flow down to the relevant contributors, the associated margins, their evolution and their verification Monitor and review the definition and implementation of the ALTIUS characterisation, calibration and validation plans and follow up the specification, procurement and verificationvalidation of the relevant equipment and activities Support the payload team for aspects relevant to instrument performance requirements flowdown and instrument performance verification, including relevant models and tools Follow up the End to End Simulator and GPP specification, procurement, verificationvalidation and acceptance activities Acquire working knowledge of the tools for test data generation purposes and internal mission level verification activities Support the preparation, execution and analysis of the relevant inflight calval operations during the commissioning phase Support Payload Data Ground Segment PDGS Requirement definition and reviews for what concern the Ground processor aspects Support crossverification activities of the PDGS operational ground processor against the Ground Processor Prototype Support the establishment, maintenance and running of the ALTIUS Mission Advisory Group MAG for what concerns mission instrument performance aspects, including endtoend mission performance verification and compliance status Interact with the ALTIUS Mission Users Community and Scientific Community for what concerns Mission definition, Products definition and mission instrument performance aspects. Support the System and Engineering Manager and the other ALTIUS project team members in all aspects related to mission performance, as necessary for the effective execution of the ALTIUS project. The Mission Performance Engineer will cooperate closely with the ALTIUS payload team in the execution of the relevant tasks. Furthermore shehe will be supported by and is expected to closely cooperate with specialist engineers from the ALTIUS team, from the Earth Observation Projects Department and from the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality DTEC as appropriate.


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Management System Support

2017-10-17 15:11:04| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

We are looking for a Management System Support E3 to join our Ajilon Technology Aerospace team, working onsite at the European Space Agency in the Netherlands Ajilon Technology Aerospace is a specialized Engineering consultancy with more than 30 years experience providing aerospace Engineers to our key partners in The Netherlands. Ajilon is a longstanding business partner of the European Space Agency ESA, with more than 110 employees recruited from across Europe currently supporting ESAs activities. Specific tasks to be performed For the Quality Management System Evaluating management processes and drafting procedures. Assessing the existing processes for consistency with the standards and identification of required improvements. Maintaining ESA QMS database and documentation system. Organising training and awareness activities for quality related topics. Preparing and conducting customer satisfaction surveys. Participating to quality audits. Preparing reports including and lessons learned recording. For Evaluation Planning and implementation of evaluation activities, which includes preparing and conducting surveys and interviews. Preparing and conducting benchmarks of business processes . Creating and maintaining databases for benchmarks on selected topics and disciplines. Determining the organisations requirements for documented processes, and the levels of detail necessary for implementation in compliance with Agencywide processes and applicable international standards. Defining, documenting, deploying and supporting the organisations processes, including mappingmodelling and describing them in a way that can be useful for understanding how the organisation operates, and can be applied as guidelines for the performance of daytoday work. Assessing the organisations existing processes for their efficiency, coherency within themselves and between different domains, analysing gaps, and developing improved processes. The scope of activities include the review and harmonisation of existing practices, documentation, workflows, optimisation of IT tools used supporting the processes, andor introduction of new tools as appropriate. The responsibilities are discharged in close collaboration with the performers of the business functions by means of workshops, interviews and brainstorming sessions. To successfully perform the above mentioned tasks, the following background experience is required Master deghree in industrial engineering, in economics andor business administration. Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional work experience, preferably in the space domain knowledge of engineering concepts is an advantage. Advanced knowledge of the ISO9000 family of standards. Experience in implementing and operating ISO 9001, including quality auditing, monitoring the performance of quality management systems would be a strong asset. Solid experience in the analysis of business processes and the drafting of procedures and questionnaires Relevant experience in business analysis methods and tools. Good interpersonal skills with a strong teamworking and problemsolving attitude Experience in continuous improvement activities and certification on Lean and Six Sigma approaches certification would be an asset. Experience in evaluation and benchmarking would be an asset. About ESAESTEC The European Space Agency ESA has sites in several European countries. The European Space Research and Technology Centre ESTEC is the largest site and the technical heart of ESA. This nursery of European space activities is located in Noordwijk, Netherlands. At ESTEC, about 2500 engineers, technicians and scientists work handson with mission design, spacecraft and space technology. Almost all ESA projects except launchers are managed from ESTEC. In Noordwijk, people work on science missions, manned space missions, Earth observation, telecommunications and navigation satellites. ESTEC provides extensive testing facilities to verify the proper operation of spacecraft, such as the Large Space Simulator LSS, acoustic and electromagnetic testing bays, multiaxis vibration tables and the ESA Propulsion Laboratory EPL. Please send your CV to technologyaerospaceajilon.nl before 10112017


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Management System Support

2017-10-17 15:11:04| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

HE Space is a successful international space company. For over 30 years, we have been supporting our customers with qualified experts in the field of engineering, science and administration. We are currently looking for a Management System Support to support our customer in the Netherlands. Key Tasks and Responsibilities As Management System Support onsite at ESTEC you will have the following responsibilities For the Quality Management System Evaluating management processes and drafting procedures. Assessing the existing processes for consistency with the standards and identification of required improvements Maintaining ESA QMS database and documentation system Organising training and awareness activities for quality related topics Preparing and conducting customer satisfaction surveys Participating in quality audits Preparing reports including and lessons learned recording For evaluation Planning and implementation of evaluation activities, which includes preparing and conducting surveys and interviews Preparing and conducting benchmarks of business processes Creating and maintaining databases for benchmarks on selected topics and disciplines. Skills Experience You will have the following qualifications and relevant experience University degree in a relevant discipline Several years of professional experience in a similar role Advanced knowledge of the ISO9000 family of standards Experience in implementing and operating ISO 9001, including quality auditing, monitoring the performance of quality management systems advantageous Solid experience in the analysis of business processes and the drafting of procedures and questionnaires Relevant experience in business analysis methods and tools Good interpersonal skills with a strong teamworking problemsolving attitude Experience in continuous improvement activities and certification on Lean and Six Sigma approaches certification would be an asset. Experience in evaluation and benchmarking would be an asset. Fluency in English is mandatory knowledge of another European language is an advantage. This job is located in Noordwijk. We welcome applicants who are available from December 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. If you think you have what it takes for this job, please send us your CV together with a letter of motivation both in English and in Word to Ms Kirsten Gibbs at jobshespace.com, quoting job NLSC3641 before 08Nov17. An exciting and dynamic international working environment awaits you! Apply for this job


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Atlantic Tropical Weather Outlook

2017-10-17 13:39:59| National Hurricane Center (Atlantic)

000 ABNT20 KNHC 171139 TWOAT Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 800 AM EDT Tue Oct 17 2017 For the North Atlantic...Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila


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Eastern North Pacific Tropical Weather Outlook

2017-10-17 13:39:34| National Hurricane Center (East Pacific)

000 ABPZ20 KNHC 171139 TWOEP Tropical Weather Outlook NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL 500 AM PDT Tue Oct 17 2017 For the eastern North Pacific...east of 140 degrees west longitude: Tropical cyclone formation is not expected during the next 5 days. $$ Forecaster Avila


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Quality Management System Engineer

2017-10-17 13:11:42| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Aurora is an established supplier of skilled manpower to ESA and in particular at ESTEC and ESAC. Aurora has the opportunity to expand our support to ESA in the domain of Business Process and Cost Engineering BPC. Happiness of our employees has proven key to obtaining excellent results and a client who also regards us highly for excellent service. Overview The principle tasks and responsibilities include For the Quality Management System Evaluating management processes and drafting procedures. Assessing the existing processes for consistency with the standards and identification of required improvements. Maintaining ESA QMS database and documentation system. Organising training and awareness activities for quality related topics. Preparing and conducting customer satisfaction surveys. Participating to quality audits. Preparing reports including and lessons learned recording. For Evaluation Planning and implementation of evaluation activities, which includes preparing and conducting surveys and interviews. Preparing and conducting benchmarks of business processes. Creating and maintaining databases for benchmarks on selected topics and disciplines. Specific qualification requirements Advanced knowledge of the ISO9000 family of standards. Experience in implementing and operating ISO 9001, including quality auditing, monitoring the performance of quality management systemswould be a strong asset. Solid experience in the analysis of business processes and the drafting of procedures and questionnaires Relevant experience in business analysis methods and tools. Good interpersonal skills with a strong teamworking and problemsolving attitude Experience in continuous improvement activities and certification on Lean and Six Sigma approaches certification would be an asset. Experience in evaluation and benchmarking would be an asset. Proficient in the English Language Spoken and Written. Legal and Security Requirements All applicants must be legally allowed to work in The Netherlands Applicants are required to provide a copy of their passport and degree certificate. Aurora will validate the Degree with the issuing University and provide evidence to ESA. Prior to issuing a letter of employment the applicant shall provide to Aurora a recent official document declaring that they are of good conduct from the country where currently resident. Location The work will be performed at the European Space Technology and Research Centre ESTEC at Noordwijk, The Netherlands. Contract The selected candidate will receive good remuneration. Will be registered for both social security and tax in the Netherlands. The standard working hours are 40 per week. There are 12 public holidays and an additional 30 annual days holiday. Training to improve efficiency and provide strength for future career are of course included. Aurora assist with relocation both with support and financially. Aurora contributes to a company pension scheme. To be considered for this Position Provide prior to 8November 2017 a summary of why you are a good candidate for the position together with a complete and detailedCandidate Proposal Formor CV and Motivation Letter toMr. Davide Starnone, at emaildavide.starnoneaurora.nlquoting reference TECBPC32. Aurora will agree conditional employment terms and conditions with candidates before presenting them to ESA by 14 November 2017, 13.00 hours.


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Quality Engineer

2017-10-17 13:11:42| Space-careers.com Jobs RSS

Requirements Experience in Advanced knowledge of the ISO9000 family of standards. Experience in implementing and operating ISO 9001, including quality auditing, monitoring the performance of quality management systems would be a strong asset. Solid experience in the analysis of business processes and the drafting of procedures and questionnaires Relevant experience in business analysis methods and tools. Good interpersonal skills with a strong teamworking and problemsolving attitude Experience in continuous improvement activities and certification on Lean and Six Sigma approaches certification would be an asset. Experience in evaluation and benchmarking would be an asset. Specific Tasks For the Quality Management System Evaluating management processes and drafting procedures. Assessing the existing processes for consistency with the standards and identification of required improvements. Maintaining ESA QMS database and documentation system. Organising training and awareness activities for quality related topics. Preparing and conducting customer satisfaction surveys. Participating to quality audits. Preparing reports including and lessons learned recording. For Evaluation Planning and implementation of evaluation activities, which includes preparing and conducting surveys and interviews. Preparing and conducting benchmarks of business processes . Creating and maintaining databases for benchmarks on selected topics and disciplines.


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