Senior Data Scientist

Espoo, Finland/Remote
Added: March 26, 2024
Location: Helsinki, Finland or Remote EU

About Us:

ICEYE is a Finnish New Space company with the largest constellation of commercial synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites in space today. Our employees come from over 57 countries spanning expertise from areas including engineering, software development, data science, remote sensing, and radar technology.

Within ICEYE, the Solutions Team is dedicated to developing applications that mitigate damage from, quantify the impact of, and handle the outcome of global natural catastrophe events. We are looking for a Senior Data Scientist to help develop, experiment, and critically assess our natural catastrophe solutions product.

Position Overview:

As a Senior Data Scientist at ICEYE, you will dive deeply into our existing data lake of natural catastrophe analyses, meteorological data, and other auxiliary data to assess geographic and time series trends to aid in product performance improvements. You will help establish cloud-based workflows and algorithms that leverage time series and spatial data to support the development and implementation of ICEYE business solutions in the domain of natural catastrophe monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Data Analysis, Modeling, and Insight Generation:
    • Use deep domain expertise to help develop and improve new analytics capabilities in natural catastrophe domains.
    • Analyze complex datasets to identify patterns, trends, and insights that can inform product development and optimization strategies.
    • Leverage statistical and machine learning models to understand user behavior, product performance, and market dynamics.
    • Cross-functional Collaboration:
      • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and researchers to integrate data insights into product design and development processes.
      • Leverage your excellent communication skills to present technical information to stakeholders and executive teams to inform strategic decisions.
    • Data-driven Product Improvement:
      • Identify opportunities for product improvements and new features based on data analysis and modeling outcomes.
      • Design and implement A/B tests or other experimental frameworks to validate improvements or new features before full-scale deployment.
    • Mentorship and Leadership:
      • Mentor junior data scientists and analysts, fostering a culture of continuous learning and innovation within the team.
      • Lead cross-departmental initiatives to promote a data-driven culture across the organization.

    • Degree in Data Science, Statistics, or related field.
    • You have a lot of hands-on experience with production-level Data Science and Machine Learning projects — from prototyping to deploying, maintaining and improving production deployed solutions
    • You can take challenging, abstract problems and break them down into solvable tasks
    • Fluent in Python and experienced with databases (SQL).
    • You have good engineering/data science best practices
    • Knowledge of SAR and/or remote sensing a plus
    • Big data geospatial skills a plus

    Why Join ICEYE?

    • Impactful Product Development: Build products that help people plan for and recover from natural catastrophes.
    • Cutting-Edge Technology: Be at the forefront of space technology and work on groundbreaking projects in the remote sensing and natural catastrophe prediction space.
    • Creative Freedom: We value innovation and encourage our team members to think outside the box and push boundaries.
    • Impact: Make a real impact on the world by contributing to solutions that protect and improve lives.
    • Startup/Scaleup Culture: Enjoy the dynamic and collaborative atmosphere of a young company with a passion for space exploration.


    • A job that matters in a dynamic New Space environment with a scale-up approach
    • An independent role with a supportive and diverse work environment
    • Occupational healthcare, occupational and private insurance
    • A yearly benefit budget to spend as you wish (i.e. on sport, transport, bike benefit, wellness, lunch, etc.)
    • Phone subscription with iPhone of choice
    • Relocation support (i.e. flight tickets, accommodation, relocation agency support)
    • Time for self-development, research, training, conferences, or certification schemes
    • Inspiring and collaborating offices and silent workspaces enable you to focus
    • A wide variety of the best coffee, tea, snacks, and sweets to accompany your daily space mission

    Diversity and inclusion are core values at ICEYE. We are passionate about building and sustaining inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all colleagues. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.

    Apply now to start your ICEYE journey and help us continue to make the impossible possible together.