Data Processing Engineer (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.

Job Description:

As a member of the Data team, you will research, design, implement, optimize and deploy SAR image processing algorithms for the spaceborne mission of GalaxEye Space. The usual day-to-day tasks include development and testing pipeline for spaceborne platform, implementing existing and novel SAR Image processing algorithms, defining and characterising SAR Image Quality parameters, maintaining Image quality Standards, reviewing performance metrics, integrating and optimising the algorithms to run efficiently in our platform while continuously iterating and improving based on real-world performance.


  • Develop, test and deploy the SAR Image processing pipeline from Level-0 (raw) to Level-2(GRD) and Level-3 (Orthorectification) of SAR data.
  • Write robust code for deployment in Python(preferable)/C++ and associated optimisation
  • Collaboration with the team and perform necessary integration with the unified data processor
  • Develop CI/CD pipelines for SAR Data Processor
  • Maintain and perform documentation with appropriate quality standards
  • Maintain the SAR Image Quality Standards and perform necessary steps to ensure the standards


  • 3-4 years of experience in development of SAR Imagery utilising various algorithms such as Range Doppler Algorithm (RDA), Time Domain Backprojection etc. The candidate must have implemented a SAR processor as a part of overall experience.
  • Preferable degree in Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering. Candidates with experience in Radar Signal Processing will also be preferred.
  • Knowledge of Calibration of SAR Images specifically thorough understanding of backscatter (NRCS)
  • Experience in performing orthorectification and Single Look Complex to Ground Range Detected data conversion
  • Good grasp over core SAR Signal Processing concepts
  • Excellent grasp over Python(preferable)/ C++
  • 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.