SAR System Design Engineer - Signal Processing

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. Bring your expertise in DSP and algorithms to play a key role in shaping the future of SAR.

Job Description

  • Design, develop and debug development of system models for SAR system.
  • Support system hardware and software architecture design and optimization
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate and refine DSP components within SAR system.
  • Contribute to the documentation of system requirements, design specifications and test procedures.
  • Distill payload requirements into quantifiable constraints and actionable engineering systems.
  • Component level integration and debugging utilizing core digital signal processing fundamentals.
  • Highlight and Resolve n-th order impacts of hardware and software requirements.


  • 3+ years of Project / Industry Experience, B.S/M.S in electrical engineering, Engineering Physics, Signal Processing
  • Strong understanding of radar principles and digital signal processing (DSP), electrical, math and systems engineering fundamentals.
  • Experience in MATLAB, Python, or equivalent tools for modelling and analysis. (STL, LabView)
  • Excellent Problem-Solving and Analytical skills and Effective Communication and teamwork abilities

Role: SAR Signal Processing Engineer

Industry Type: Space Technology

Department: SAR System Design and Data Processing

Employment Type: Intern

Location: Ahmedabad / Bangalore


B.S/M.S in electrical engineering, Engineering Physics, Signal Processing


  • 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.