Earth Observation Engineer Ref# V-32661

  • South East, Bedfordshire, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32661

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading technology and engineering services company that supplies the space and satellite industry. Our partner is involved in a variety of projects ranging from designing and building spacecraft to managing launches and controlling satellites in orbit.

They require an Earth Observation Engineer to support the development of Earth observation (EO) programs and services for national and international organisations, using both operational and scientific data.

Key Responsibilities for the Earth Observation Engineer:

  • Support services to ESA included within the Third Party and Heritage Mission element of the Instrument Data Quality Evaluation and Analysis service (IDEAS-QA4EO) and Earthnet Data Assessment Project (EDAP+).
  • Proactively identify and investigate data quality anomalies, ensuring the accuracy and reliability of Earth observation data.
  • Research and provide comprehensive responses to user inquiries related to technical aspects of data analysis.
  • Manage and update local quality control tools and scripts for optimal data processing.
  • Contribute to the development of compelling technical proposals to expand business opportunities.

Key Skills and Experience Required by the Earth Observation Engineer:

  • University degree/MSc (or equivalent) in Geography, Physics, Remote Sensing or a related discipline.
  • Experience/Understanding, in either an industrial or academic setting.
  • Supporting operational processing systems for EO data (e.g. level ‘1’ to level ‘2’ and ‘level 3’ processing).
  • Working with Optical earth observation data specifically Landsat, Proba-1, JERS-1 and New Space missions (e.g. Planet).
  • Using and adapting tools for remote sensing data manipulation.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Package, including private healthcare, excellent pension, generous holiday allowance.
  • Hybrid working, with the requirement to attend the office in Bedfordshire one day every month.

Due to the nature of the business, all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK and all potential employees will undergo stringent reference and identity checks.

If your skills and experience match this Earth Observation Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 


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