SKA South Africa vacancies

Mechanical Engineer
Deadline for applications: 8 October 2016
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for a Mechanical Engineer to join our African VLBI Networks team. The key focus of this role is to design, specify, procure and install mechanical structures/ systems associated with radio telescopes.

Senior Software Engineer
Deadline for applications: 21 October 2016
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Control and Monitoring team. The primary responsibility is software engineering.

Digital Engineer
Deadline for applications: 22 October 2016
SKA SA has a vacancy for a Digital Engineer to design, implement and verify radio digital signal processing on FPGA and GPU platforms to support the science objectives of the African VLBI network stations.

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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