Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Quality Assurance/Quality Controller Engineer
Deadline for applications: 1 June 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Quality Assurance/Quality Controller Engineer to join our team in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. The QA/QC Engineer is responsible for independently verifying that all SKA SA site and contractor processes and procedures are adhered to.

Science Educator
Deadline for applications: 1 June 2017
SKA SA requires a Science Educator to join our team in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. The incumbent will be responsible for teaching Physical Science to Grade 10 to 12 learners at Carnarvon High School, and implementing STEM extra-curricular activities for all science learners.

Science Processing Developer – User Interfaces
Deadline for applications: 3 June 2017
SKA SA has an exciting career opportunity for a Software Developer to join our Science Computing and Innovation team. The successful incumbent will assume responsibility for the development and maintenance of the in-house signal display, archive and observation-planning and logging interfaces for the Science Data Processing subsystem using open source tool-sets.

Science Processing Developer – Archive Development
Deadline for applications: 3 June 2017
SKA SA is currently seeking to appoint an Archive developer to build the online data storage and archive platform for the MeerKAT telescope.

Science Processing Developer – DevOps
Deadline for applications: 3 June 2017
SKA SA is currently seeking to appoint a DevOps developer to automate and support the tools and processes relating to continuous delivery, integration and deployment for science data processing software packages, platforms operating systems and infrastructure.

Financial Officer
Deadline for applications: 3 June 2017
SKA SA seeks to appoint a Financial Officer to join our Cape Town team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the finance and fixed asset function in the Cape Town office, assisting with, coordinating the courier of documentation between the SKA SA offices and receiving and distributes invoices for signatures, verification of fixed assets at the three sites.

Senior Software Engineer
Deadline for applications: 22 June 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.

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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