Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Telescope Operator x2
Deadline for applications: 22 August 2017
SKA SA is currently looking to appoint Telescope Operators to operate KAT-7 and MeerKAT telescopes. The successful incumbent will be primarily be responsible for the operations of the telescope, ensuring observations are completed and quality is maintained, and downtime is minimised.

Software Engineer – Control and Monitoring
Deadline for applications: 26 August 2017
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.

HERA Construction Supervisor
Deadline for applications: 26 August 2017
SKA SA currently seeks to employ a HERA Construction Supervisor to join our team in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the oversight of the HERA construction team effort.

Senior Software Engineer – Control and Monitoring
Deadline for applications: 26 August 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Control and Monitoring team. The primary responsibility is software engineering.

MV Electrical Technician
Deadline for applications: 26 August 2017
SKA SA requires an experienced MV Electrical Technician to join our team in based in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. The main purpose of this role is to inspect, maintain, repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment.

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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