Remote Sensing Engineer (21-21-006)

Job Description

We are looking for a Remote Sensing Engineer to work as a consultant for our client ESA. 

You will join a dynamic team that provides Scientific and Engineering support to the EOP-S and Phi-Lab Departments in ESA/ESRIN. In addition, you will also have the possibility to be involved in the Solenix EO products development activities.

Your tasks will include: 

  • Review and technical evaluation of proposals and technical deliverables
  • Implementation of technical actions on ESA resulting from progress meetings
  • Development of retrieval algorithms and validation approaches for new products/EO applications
  • Provision of technical specifications and contribution to technical standardisation specifications
  • Validation of technical capabilities
  • Technical support to ESA organised events and demonstrations
  • Provision of technical input for contributions to conferences, workshops and communications
  • Technical support in liaison with external bodies (eg GEO, CEOS, OGC..)


Required Skills and Experience

  • Master degree (or equivalent) in a relevant technical or scientific discipline (e.g. remote sensing, geo-informatics, telecommunications, physics)
  • Knowledge of remote sensing, preferably in the SAR domain
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Remote Sensing product development
  • Experience in data processing, data analysis and statistical methodologies
  • Experience with programming and technical applications
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Teamplayer
  • Proactive, autonomous and with problem solving attitude


Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Use of machine learning applied to Remote Sensing
  • Knowledge of European Infrastructures (DIAS, exploitation platforms…)
  • Experience in ESA applied standards (e.g. ECSS) 
  • Technical requirements specification, validation and verification of Software systems
  • Experience in writing scientific and technical documentation, and in delivering technical presentations


Work Location: Frascati, Italy

Application Deadline: 31 October 2021

Start Date: To be determined

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 31 October 2021.