SKA South Africa vacancies

SKA SA Telescope Operator
Deadline for applications: 18 January 2017
SKA SA is currently looking to appoint a Telescope Operator to operate KAT-7 and MeerKAT telescopes. The position forms part of a team of Operators responsible for ensuring the KAT-7 and MeerKAT telescopes work optimally. Identifying and resolving issues and scheduling and tracking activities to minimise interruptions to scientific operations.

SKA SA Technical Procurement Officer
Deadline for applications: 18 January 2017
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for a Technical Procurement Officer in our Supply Chain Management team. The main purpose of this role is to assist with procurement of goods services and coordinate the supply chain management activities.

SKA SA Systems Administrator
Deadline for applications: 18 January 2017
SKA SA seeks to appoint two (2) Systems Administrators who will be responsible for the Operations and Support to the MeerKAT Radio Telescope.

About the employer

SKA SA is currently designing and constructing the MeerKAT Radio Telescope in the Karoo Region of the Northern Cape Province. MeerKAT is a world-class radio telescope and is designed to do ground breaking science. Via MeerKAT, South Africa is playing a leading role in the design and technology developments of the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope. In collaboration with South African industry and universities, and collaborating with leading global institutions, the South African team has developed innovative technologies in areas such as antenna engineering and signal processing hardware and algorithms. As a business unit of the NRF, SKA SA is committed to employment equity and redress.

SKA Organisation vacancies

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NRF vacancies

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