SAR System Design Engineer Intern

PierSight Space
Bangaluru, India
Added: February 9, 2024
PierSight Space is a young startup building world’s largest constellation of Synthetic Aperture Radar and AIS satellites for most extensive surveillance of oceans. The startup is backed by Institutional investors like Alphawave Global (Investor in SpaceX), Elevation Capital, All in Capital and Techstars (In collaboration with NASA and US Space Force). Join our SAR Systems Team and contribute to cutting-edge technology in the field of remote sensing. This internship offers a unique opportunity to work alongside experienced engineers, gain hands-on experience with SAR systems, hardware and software alongside contributing to the development of innovative solutions.

Job Description

  • Collaborate with engineers to develop and implement numerical models for SAR system components.
  • Utilize MATLAB and Python to perform simulations, analyze data, and validate numerical models.
  • Assist in the optimization of algorithms for SAR image formation, calibration, and data processing.
  • Contribute to the development of mathematical models to simulate SAR system performance under varying conditions.
  • Participate in the documentation of numerical analysis methodologies, model assumptions, and validation procedures.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate numerical models into SAR system simulations.
  • Collaborate with engineers to identify areas for improvement and optimization in numerical simulations.


  • 1-2 years of Project / Industry Experience, Pursuing Engineering degree in a relevant field
  • Strong understanding of numerical analysis, mathematical modeling, and simulation techniques.
  • Proficiency in MATLAB and Python for numerical computations and data analysis.
  • Familiarity with SAR concepts and image processing techniques is a plus.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Role: SAR System Design Engineer Intern

Industry Type: Space Technology

Department: SAR System Design and Data Processing

Employment Type: Intern

Location: Ahmedabad / Bangalore


  • Exposure to real-world projects and hands-on experience in Space technology
  • Mentorship from experienced engineers in the field
  • Thriving Growth-Mindset Team
  • Lots of Fun!

Meet the Founders:

Gaurav Seth, with a BTech in Engineering Physics from IIST and a tenure of 8 years at ISRO, has been instrumental in the design and execution of five interplanetary and earth observation missions. His remarkable achievements include the development of Indias first airborne foliage penetration synthetic aperture radar, showcasing his innovative contributions to the field of remote sensing technology.

Vinit Bansal, armed with a B.E. (Hons) in Electrical & Instrumentation from BITS, has an extensive background in technology sales with over 8 years at national instruments. His professional journey boasts a track record of securing deals exceeding $25 million in total, with a remarkable Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 30%. Vinits expertise extends to the prototyping of cutting-edge space and defense technologies, including radars and transponders.

Join PierSight Space and contribute to shaping the future of space exploration. Be part of a team dedicated to pushing technological boundaries and creating impactful solutions that propel us beyond the stars. If you are driven by challenges and possess a passion for pioneering design in aerospace, we invite you to apply and be a crucial part of our mission.

PierSight Space is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.