Satellite Imagery Quality Manager

Toulouse, France
Added: March 27, 2024

Who are we?

EnduroSat is a fast-growing space player at the forefront of satellite innovation, specializing in advanced software-flexible satellites for commercial, governmental, and scientific missions. Our vision is to make space universally accessible.

What is the role?

As a Satellite Imagery Quality Manager at EnduroSat, your responsibility is to ensure that satellite data downloaded from satellites designed and developed by EnduroSat are at the right level of quality.

Your job will consist in supporting Remote Sensing constellation projects in EnduroSat, from the business development phase until the operational data acquisition phase. In the business development and design phase, your job is to ensure that customer data quality requirements are well understood and that the proposed design will meet these requirements.

In the development phase, you define a project data calibration and validation plan, and you will be responsible for the execution of this plan once approved, under the leadership of the project manager. At the end of the development phase, you will demonstrate to the customer that the desired data quality will be achieved. you lead the data calibration and validation activities during the in-orbit commissioning of new satellites.

In the operational phase, you set up processes where data quality is constantly monitored and verified. You participate in customer support activities regarding data quality. You will also be required to attend some conferences and events.

Essential Requirements

  • MSc degree in physics, aerospace engineering, geospatial information systems, or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years experience in the space industry on satellite imagery ground segments.
  • Technical expertise in optical sensors, image quality performance, and associated analysis tools.
  • Technical expertise in optical sensor geometric and radiometric data quality analysis, orthorectification, and atmospheric correction.
  • Excellent English speaking/writing skills.
  • Citizen of a member state of the European Union.

Requirements considered an advantage

  • Ph.D. in Space Optics or equivalent
  • Experience with European satellite imagery providers and/or consumers
  • Extensive network within the satellite remote sensing industry.
  • Technical experience/skills with embedded systems
  • Technical experience/skills in developing satellite imagery applications
  • Interested in training others.

Personal skills

  • Demonstrates authority in its area of technical competencies. Willingness to maintain the highest level of expertise.
  • Team player.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication skills.

Why EnduroSat?

  • Fast-paced and delivery-focused culture - We work with well-defined quarterly-based objectives, that allow us to fast-track the progression of our work and improve as we go
  • Tough engineering challenges & hard-core R&D - You will be able to work on unique space technology and build next-gen innovations, while mentored by world-recognized space experts
  • Constant learning and progression - Own your personal growth by navigating through our career progression framework and educational programs
  • Chance to join our space educational program - Meet international space experts and improve your knowledge and skillset with our hands-on educational program