Applications are invited for a position at Paris Observatory devoted to scientific analysis and software development in relation to the data validation for the Gaia astronomical satellite.
Job function: scientific and technical analysis, java and database software development, definition of scientific specifications, implementation, tests
Professional Qualifications : beside the competences in astronomy, software engineering, development in Java (or equiv.) under Linux, data analysis techniques, databases, technical english, relational aptitudes
Formation required : The candidate must have either a PhD degree or more than 3 years of research/training in astrophysics since obtaining a degree that gives access to doctoral studies (engineer+experience).
social security, vacations, retirement benefits, part funding of various expenses (transport, etc.)