Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Data Scientist
Deadline for applications: 1 December 2017
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.

Procurement Officer
Deadline for applications: 1 December 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Procurement Officer to join our Cape Town based Supply Chain Management team. The main of this role is to provide procurement expertise and assist stakeholders in planning, development, sourcing and managing procurement arrangements to effectively meet organisational and business objectives.

Servo Technician Lead
Deadline for applications: 9 December 2017
SKA SA has an exciting opportunity for a Servo Technician Lead to join our team based in Carnarvon, Northern Cape. The main purpose of this role is to maintain Servo Systems, Control Systems and related components.

Senior Software Engineer – CAM
Deadline for applications: 13 December 2017
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.

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

View vacancies available at the SKA Organisation located at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

NRF vacancies

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