Junior Earth Observation Engineer


Direct Entry Job Permanent Didcot, UK

Uploaded 4 Oct 2020

Job Description

If you love technology and space, and want to know more about how the universe works, welcome to GMV! If you don't know us yet, we are an engineering and innovation company that works in different areas, one of them is space, where we participate in flight segment activities, satellite navigation, ground segment, data processing and space mission support among many others.

You will be part of our team, full of talent and desire to innovate, where you will support to the development of Earth Observation applications.  This position implies technical assistance and contribution to proposal preparation activities.

  • Join our GMV team and culture by entering into technological and innovative projects within multicultural and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Professional career development and training plan. You will be able to acquire or perfect knowledge in the technologies we use as well as in skills. We also offer a language learning program.
  • We are flexible! We have flexible hours and you can work from home to improve your work-life balance.
  • Join our team activities, events and sports competitions. In addition, we offer Gympass to keep you active.
  • No dress code! Be comfortable at work.
  • Are you coming from another country? We offer you a relocation package.
  • Do you want to switch off? You will find fruit and coffee at your disposal in our dining rooms.
  • We promote equal opportunities in recruitment and we are a company committed to inclusion and diversity.

Person Specification

Candidates must have a STEM Degree . We value an university degree in an Earth Science field of study remote sensing skills (optical or radar) that can be applied to different domains (environmental, agriculture, forestry,..).

Required knowledge:

  • Programming in Python. Implementation of algorithms in Python in order to derive actionable information from  optical and/or radar imagery
  • GIT or other version control systems
  • Also you should be able to work autonomously, from the phase of investigation and information retrieval (from existing technical/scientific sources) to the provision of a final technical solution.