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Internship on Data Engineering: Exploration and development of meaningful applications using Data Fusion
European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT)
Grade: Intern
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Internship on Data Engineering: Exploration and development of meaningful applications using Data Fusion

Delivering Data to end-users is an essential part of the EUMETSAT Mission. The intern will have the opportunity to get first hand insight into related activities.

The internship work will focus on the research and development of meaningful applications using Data Fusion and are hosted on WEkEO (Copernicus Data and Information Access Services) making use of Jupyter Lab (Python based) using the WEKEO API (HDA).

WEkEO provides a single access point to all Copernicus data and information, a harmonised data access API, virtual machines and processing resources, a Jupyter Lab environment and other relevant data - https://wekeo.eu.

The internship offers the opportunity to gain experience with Earth Observation data and services from EU’s Copernicus Programme. Secondly, the project aims to develop relevant applications of Data Fusion.

Duties

  • Support the development of modern methods to collect and collate information;
  • Generate relevant Jupyter notebooks;
  • Collaborate in multi-party working groups on the evolution of Data Fusion applications;
  • Support the operations of a multi cloud Data Fusion mechanism;
  • Support the research and development of Artificial Intelligence methods for Data Fusion;
  • In addition, the intern will support relevant day-to-day activities within the team.

LOCATION

Darmstadt, Germany
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QUALIFICATIONS

The internships are open to master students with mandatory internship requirements in relevant disciplines such as earth sciences, mathematics, physics, computer science, or a related engineering field.

LANGUAGES

The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French. It is necessary to be able to work effectively in English.

DEADLINE

26 November 2021

Duties

  • Support the development of modern methods to collect and collate information;
  • Generate relevant Jupyter notebooks;
  • Collaborate in multi-party working groups on the evolution of Data Fusion applications;
  • Support the operations of a multi cloud Data Fusion mechanism;
  • Support the research and development of Artificial Intelligence methods for Data Fusion;
  • In addition, the intern will support relevant day-to-day activities within the team.

Skills and Experience

  • Have the ability to work effectively in English;
  • Be computer literate;
  • Be intrinsically motivated and curious about the internship subject;
  • Be able to work independently and collaboratively;
  • Have the ability to take the initiative in researching ideas;
  • Have the ability to collect, collate, conceptualize and present information clearly.

Additional specific requirements:

  • Knowledge in EO data or Earth Sciences;
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning;
  • Knowledge in one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python and R;
  • Relevant project or work experience in a technical field through class projects, clubs or internships would be advantageous;
  • Experience writing code and contributing to open source projects would be advantageous.
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Employment Conditions

Length of internship: 6 months
Anticipated start date: Anytime in 2022

No salary is paid to interns who are still in studies, however a daily allowance and contribution to travel / accommodation costs may be provided. The conditions will be established taking into account the requirements and policy of the intern’s educational institution.

Interns are responsible for providing their own health and accident insurance and for finding their own accommodation in Darmstadt.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women.
Please note that only nationals of EUMETSAT Member States may apply. The EUMETSAT Convention requires that Staff shall be recruited on the basis of their qualifications, account being taken of the international character of EUMETSAT.

About EUMETSAT

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency. Its 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 has 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.)

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