Cloud Platform Engineer (19-98-060)

Job Description

We are looking to expand our current team supporting our customer the European Space Agency at their establishment in Frascati (Italy). You will provide support in the area of cloud computing and platforms for a wide variety of Earth Observation data exploitation projects. The aim of these projects is to define, develop and maintain cloud infrastructures that can support end-users to better exploit the vast amounts of EO data currently collected by the Agency. This includes providing access to data, processing tools and computing resources in an ecosystem of cloud environments. Typical tasks include:


  • Support the identification of use cases and business models
  • Support the review of proposed architectures
  • Support the development and integration of new solutions with IaaS and PaaS providers
  • Support the validation of developed solutions
  • Support the evaluation of performances of different environments

Required Skills and Experience

  • University degree in Computer Science, Geo-Informatics or a technical field providing similar competences
  • 2 to 4 years of professional experience working in the field of Cloud Computing
  • 2+ years of experience in the following areas:
    • High-throughput computing
    • High performance computing
    • Cloud computing stack
    • Big data or other distributed computing technologies

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of one or more of the Copernicus DIAS
  • Knowledge of GPU management and provisioning on a cloud environment
  • Knowledge of ITIL or similar IT service management practices

Work Location

Frascati, Italy


Start of Work: July 2020

Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 17 January 2020.