Cryosphere Earth Observation data scientist

7 September 2021
Milan, Italy
Job Type


ARESYS is a R&D oriented company with more than 15 years of history in the field of Remote Sensing and Sensor Networks Solutions. We serve the Space, Defense, Oil&Gas and Automation markets. In our Earth Observation Business Unit we are developing state-of-art solutions for the Space Market especially based on Satellite Synthetic Aperture RADAR technology. We are currently looking for an experienced and motivated Altimetry Processing Engineer to be part of a specialized team to carry on R&D activities aimed at developing innovative processing algorithms for data acquired by satellite radar altimeters.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

· To design scientific algorithms and to develop prototypes to process data acquired by synthetic aperture radar altimeters from raw to geophysical information;

· To provide support for the verification and validation of processing tools on the basis of the algorithm and prototypes developed;

· To model altimeter acquisition from the interaction with the Earth surface to the instrument on-board processing;

· To analyze altimetry data to assess the quality of the altimeter products;

· To provide support in ESA projects related to various satellite radar altimeters (CryoSat, Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, CRISTAL)

· To write technical documents, project reports and scientific journal papers.

Technical skills:

· Good technical understanding of Satellite Radar Altimetry;

· Good technical understanding of RADAR and SAR Systems, or a good Electronical/Telecommunication background to quickly grasp the main feature of our tasks;

· Excellent software development skills in the field of signal processing;

· Strong knowledge of scientific prototyping environments (matlab/python);

· Proved experience in writing technical documents;

· Proficiency in English;

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills – needed for communicating with a wide range of people, both internally and externally

Education and experience:

· Degree in Electronic/Computer/Telecommunication Engineering;

· At least 3 years of relevant experience in the role;

· Brilliant scholastic resume.

Contractual offer

Full Time - permanent


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