CDS, a partner of ESCAPE, is looking for 1 Support Engineer M/F to join the ESCAPE international consortium.
The mission is to provide technical support to the operation of the ESCAPE project.
The activities that will be asked to the candidate, are:
ESCAPE answers the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) ambition in bringing People, Data, Services, Training, Publications, Projects & Organisations, all together in an integrated and federated environment. It is the first time that many of the greatest European scientific facilities in physics and astronomy have combined forces to make their data and software interoperable and open, committing to make the European Science Cloud a reality.
The Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg (CDS) is dedicated to the collection and distribution of astronomical data and information, and the development of innovative techniques for scientific exploitation of very large data sets. The CDS provides the SIMBAD reference database; the VizieR service for astronomical catalogues and tables published in academic journals; the Aladin interactive sky atlas and the CDS portal. The CDS also contributes to the Virtual Observatory. (For more information see http://cds.unistra.fr)
The CDS is participating in the 'European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle physics ESFRI research infrastructures' — ESCAPE project funded by the European Commission. ESCAPE aims to address the Open Science challenges shared by ESFRI facilities (CTA, ELT, EST, FAIR, HL-LHC, KM3NeT, SKA) as well as other pan-European research infrastructures (CERN, ESO, JIVE, EGO-Virgo) in astronomy and particle physics research domains.(For more information see — https://www.projectescape.eu).
The application should include:
ii) A letter of motivation