Software developer in the Gaia Barcelona research team


Graduate Position Permanent Barcelona, Spain

Uploaded 14 Feb 2019

Job Description

The Gaia team of the Universitat de Barcelona (IEEC  ICCUB) is one of the main contributors from the beginning of the concept and design of the Gaia space mission for the European Space Agency (ESA) Our team has a leading role in the data processing of astrometric and photometric data from the Gaia satellite. Our team is composed by experts in science, engineering, technology and data analysis to develop and operate data processing software for a big volume of data, validation and scientific exploitation. Our team is responsible of the Barcelona Data Processing Center in the Marenostrum (BSC)

Person Specification

Java programming. 

Python will be a plus. 

Highly motivated people to work in a multidisciplinary environment in a leading research at an international level. 

B.Sc. or MSc finished (or pending only of final thesis) in Engineering (preferably informatics), mathematics, physics or similar. 

Experience in Linux environments. 

Shell scripting. 

Good English level (B2 minim). 

For one of the posts knowledge/experience in Hadoop, Spark, Big Data and Data Mining will be a plus.