Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
The Institute of Astronomy (University of Cambridge) at the West Cambridge site seeks a Java Software
Developer to work as a member of the Data Processing and Analysis Consortium for the European Space
Agency's Gaia project (http://sci.esa.int/gaia and http://www.gaia.ac.uk for the UK involvement in Gaia). The local Gaia team is composed of about fifteen scientists and IT professionals.
The post-holder will work as part of the local DPCI (Cambridge Data Processing Centre) team of
scientists/developers on data processing software for the ground segment of the mission, implementing data processing infrastructure components and algorithms for the calibration and removal of instrumental signatures from the scientific data generated by the satellite.