Senior Software Developer Pipelines

Cape Town – Western Cape

Senior Software Developer Pipelines- Based in Cape Town
    • Develop and improve science-focused telescope data processing software
    • Participate in science support or research opportunities that have relevance to observatory or Science Processing objectives.
    • Designing and developing software, operational procedures, and documentation by applying organizational systems engineering
    • principles
    • Develop, maintain and document of relevant science pipelines software
    • Support deployment of releases, performing post-deployment verification, supporting users with regards to queries regarding new
    • functionality or changes
    • Participate in skills development training organized by the organization with the purpose of acquiring new or additional skills,
    • improving current skills, or developments towards domain expertise.
    • A minimum of 7 years’ experience in astronomy, astrophysics, or related, applied/interdisciplinary sciences in development, testing,
    • deployment, commissioning, release, and support of science projects.
    • Experience may be in some of the following:
    • Radio astronomy interferometry imaging
    • Radio astronomy interferometry Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) analysis
    • Radio astronomy data calibration
    • Software development using Python or similar languages
    • Experience with Linux and open-source software environments
    • Experience analysing large data sets (giga-terabyte scale)
Requirements and skills
    • MSc in astronomy, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, or related field
    • PhD in astronomy, physics, mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science, or related field will be advantageous
    • Understanding of radio interferometric theory and practice
    • Understanding of signal processing
    • Understanding of data analysis and machine learning
    • Linux operating system
    • programming in Python and/or other modern languages
    • Knowledge of Systems Engineering practices
    • Knowledge of formal Agile development practices
Should you not hear from us within 14 days after the closing, please consider your application unsuccessful