Data Processing Engineer - Calibration/Validation (SAR)

Bangaluru, India
Added: April 12, 2024
About Us:

Founded in 2020, GalaxEye aims to shape the future of Satellite Image Acquisition, providing the most meaningful dataset, thus helping businesses and governments make data-driven decisions based on insights from satellite imagery. We will operate on a Data-as-a-service model, providing Satellite Imagery Datasets and Value added services to serve Geospatial Analytics Companies and Infrastructure enterprises.

Role Description:

A member of the Data team, you will research, design, implement, optimize and deploy Calibration and Validation of state of the art SAR imagery for the spaceborne mission of Galaxeye Space. The usual day-to-day tasks include development and testing pipeline for Calibration,Validation,setting up of Quality standards necessary to maintain high quality of SAR Images implementing existing and devising novel methodologies necessary to keep the SAR Imagery up to the necessary defined standards and reviewing performance metrics.


  • Develop, test and deploy various methodologies related to SAR Calibration
  • Characterise SAR imagery according to various Point and Distributed target Calibration method
  • Perform field visits for deployment of Corner Reflectors/ Active Radar Calibrators
  • Develop software for SAR Calibration and Validation
  • Collaboration with the Data Product team
  • Develop the Product Format definition document incorporating SAR Calibration LUT’s and associated documentation
  • Maintain and perform documentation with appropriate quality standards
  • Maintain the SAR Image Quality Standards and perform necessary steps to ensure the standards


  • An ideal candidate would have a PhD in SAR Calibration/Master’s degree/Fellowship with work experience in SAR Calibration. Preferable degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering.3-4 years experience in related field will also suffice.
  • Candidates having work experience in related field from Government Research Labs will be given due preference
  • Strong grasp of mathematical modelling especially related to SAR Calibration
  • Strong grasp of Impulse response analysis in SAR imagery with special focus on deriving parameters such as PSLR,ISLR, AASR,RASR etc.
  • Candidates with strong experience in Radiometric, Phase Calibration will be preferred.
  • Good grasp over core SAR Signal Processing concepts
  • Excellent grasp over Python(preferable)/ C++/MATLAB
  • Good knowledge of Scipy, numpy, matplotlib libraries
  • Basic knowledge of handling geospatial data and Remote sensing and GIS field
  • Knowledge of documentation and code management(Git etc.)


  • Fair compensation will be provided as per market standards
  • Experience rapid growth and start-up culture
  • Open to exploring, discussing and implementing new ideas and processes
  • Opportunity to work closely with the Founding Team at GalaxEye
  • Get a chance to work with Advisors holding senior positions and decades of experience.