Software Coordinators for the Data Processing and Preservation and the Science User Support System

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Cherenkov Telescope Array
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Job Description

For its SDMC, CTAO is seeking Software Coordinators for the Data Processing and Preservation and the Science User Support System.

The position in the Data Processing and Preservation System (DPPS) if for a Software Project Coordinator. The main purpose of the DPPS is to transform data into science-ready data products that need to be preserved and have a traceable and reproducible provenance. The DPPS team is preparing the first major product release based on existing software prototypes together with in-kind contributors.

The position in the Science User Support System (SUSS) is for a Software Project Deputy Coordinator. The SUSS manages the software systems and tools handling the high-level scientific operations; it provides the primary gateway for scientists, proposal handling and observation scheduling, provides multi-messenger support, and analyzing scientific data. The SUSS team is currently setting up the work package with in-kind contributors.

More details on the applications are given on For more information on CTAO Computing, SUSS and DPPS, please visit

Please apply at c[email protected] by sending your CV, Cover Letter and the names and contacts of two referees.┬áBy submitting applications candidates acknowledge CTAO might contact referees at any stage of the process without prior notice and authorize the processing of their personal data as stated in CTAO Privacy Policy on the personal data processing of candidate.

Applications are accepted without distinction on any grounds of gender, race, colour, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, gender identity, property, birth, disability, age or sexual orientation.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Feb 22
Application Deadline
2024 Mar 29


Dr. Stefan Schlenstedt