Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Data Scientists
Deadline for applications: 16 February 2018
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for two Data Scientists to join our Cape Town based team. The successful candidate will be considered for appointment at a junior, standard, or senior level, commensurate with experience and record. The successful incumbent will do research and development in machine learning and Bayesian techniques and systems, with a focus on enhancing MeerKAT engineering and science output.

Configuration Management Officer
Deadline for applications: 16 February 2018
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Configuration Management Officer to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will report to the Configuration Manager.

Digital Signal Processing Specialist
Deadline for applications: 16 February 2018
SKA SA seeks to appoint a DSP Specialist to join our Cape Town team. The incumbent will be responsible for the design and development of signal processing systems and components in a Radio Astronomy environment.

Digital Signal Processing Engineer
Deadline for applications: 16 February 2018
SKA SA seeks to appoint a DSP Engineer to join our Cape Town team. The incumbent will be responsible for the design and development of signal processing systems and components in a Radio Astronomy environment.

Software Engineer – Control and Monitoring
Deadline for applications: 17 February 2018
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our Control and Monitoring team. The primary responsibility is software engineering with a focus on the MeerKAT Control and Monitoring system.

Senior Software Engineer – Control and Monitoring
Deadline for applications: 17 February 2018
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Control and Monitoring team. The primary responsibility for this position is Software Engineering.

Senior Network Administrator
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2018
SKA SA is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Network Administrator to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the operations and support of the MeerKAT Data Network.

Technical Lead: Security
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2018
SKA SA is currently seeking to appoint a Security Technical Lead to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will take overall technical responsibility for IT security across the organisation, taking into consideration both physical and cyber security needed to secure the IT systems to the agreed levels.

Technical Lead: Networks
Deadline for applications: 19 February 2018
SKA SA is currently seeking to appoint a Networks Technical Lead to join our Cape Town based team. Working with the technical lead, this individual will take overall technical responsibility for both business and science networks within the organisation.

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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