Vacancies

SKA South Africa vacancies

Analyst: Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
Apply by 18 May 2018
SARAO has an exciting opportunity for a Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Analyst to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will assist the senior RFI Engineer with statistical analysis of RFI data gathered through specific measurement campaigns.

Specialist: Radio Frequency Interference (RFI)
Apply by 18 May 2018
SARAO has an exciting opportunity for a Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Specialist to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the design and development of specialist RF hardware for highly sensitive, custom built fixed and mobile RFI monitoring systems for deployment in and around the SKA radio telescope.

Technical Lead: Control & Monitoring
Apply by 21 May 2018
SARAO has an exciting opportunity for a Technical Leader to join the Software Engineering team. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the technical aspects of the Control and Monitoring software which orchestrates the MeerKAT Radio Telescope, whilst actively participating in similar projects associated with the Square Kilometre Array Radio Telescope. The Technical Leader will be expected to be a hands-on Software Engineer whilst combining leadership and system architecture skills in steering software teams towards a technical vision.

Principal Intellectual Property Officer (PIPO)
Apply by 28 May 2018
SARAO seeks to appoint a suitably qualified individual for the position of a Principal Intellectual Property Officer (PIPO) to join our Cape Town based team. The successful incumbent will report directly to the SARAO Head: Commercialization, and indirectly to the Corporate Legal Services Manager of the NRF. The PIPO will service the NRF’s coastal Business Units and National Facilities namely, SARAO, iThemba Labs, SAAO, SAIAB and SAEON Coastal Nodes, and support the NRF in the identification, protection and commercialization of Intellectual Property (IP) emanating from the NRF’s research endeavours, particularly at the SARAO, as well as the other coastal Business Units and National Facilities of the NRF.

Handyman
Apply by 28 May 2018
SARAO has an exciting opportunity for a Handyman to join our Cape Town based team.

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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