Enterprise Data Architect (VN18 73)


Place of work
Prague, Czechia
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
67000.00-67344.00 EUR/YEAR

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you able to use your expertise in data management and data access systems for the benefit of essential meteorological services in Europe and globally? If so, then EUMETSAT is the place to be!

The Role

We are looking for an expert in data management and access systems to help us to evolve towards a more ‘data-centric’ approach for the delivery of data services to users. You will design, develop and maintain our big data architectures, systems and data services, ensuring that we able to exploit and manipulate our meteorological information to enhance the services that we provide, now and in the future. When analysing our user requirements, you will research and explore innovations in the industry, proposing concepts and solutions that match our assets. Using your technical expertise, you will specify, design and manage the testing and implementation of any new technologies in line with the evolving needs of our customers and users, identifying opportunities to streamline data services and the way we supply them to others.

Employee perks, benefits

EUMETSAT provides a collaborative, international environment with opportunities to establish a long career perspective. We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits and you will be working with people who are experts in their field. This role provides a varied and interesting mix of responsibilities which will shape the way EUMETSAT stores and delivers its data.

Information about the selection process

Does this sound like you?

Have a look at our website to find out how you can make a world of difference. We value diversity and seek to recruit nationals from our Member States. The closing date is 10th January with interviews scheduled for w/c 4th February.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

You must have a background in designing and evolving big data management and data access systems in a high availability, operational environment. You understand the implementation and management of big data architectures, using appropriate and effective industry technologies. Our data processing systems are complex, so you will need to be able to use your analytical and planning skills, often working independently in a matrix environment, balancing your priorities and resources with your sound organisational abilities. You must enjoy working in a team and be able to communicate complex information effectively. Experience of service-orientated system engineering, cloud computing or server-less architectures would be an advantage along with experience of managing industry contracts.


Brief description of the company

EUMETSAT is an intergovernmental organisation and was founded in 1986. Our purpose is to supply weather and climate-related satellite data, images and products – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year – to the National Meteorological Services of our Member States in Europe, and other users worldwide.

Company address

Eumetsat Allee 1
D-64295 Darmstadt
ID: 3560236   Datum zveřejnění: 13.12.2018   Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny:   67000.00-67344.00 EUR/YEAR