SAR Remote Sensing Engineer

  • Location

    Canton Ticino

  • Sector:

    Research & Development

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  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc60000.00 - Swiss Franc70000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Clapham

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We are looking for an SAR Remote Sensing Engineer.

Join us in our mission to develop cutting-edge SAR-based applications and services that support geospatial and remote sensing projects. As an SAR Remote Sensing Specialist, you will play a key role as part of the data processing team to understand and improve SAR data sets to meet internal standards and client expectations.
We offer a professional working career in an international and multidisciplinary environment, including Remote Sensing Engineers, Earth Observation Specialists, GIS experts, geologists, software developers and computer scientists.

The position is full-time and on-site.
Candidates must have a Swiss or EU passport.

Position Description.

As an SAR Remote Sensing Specialist, your responsibilities will include processing and analyzing synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data to generate operational insights, maps, and reports. This role involves collaboration with cross-functional teams to contribute to projects like security and intelligence services, environmental monitoring and infrastructure assessment.
A good knowledge of remote sensing and the SAR-InSAR theory is desirable, together with strong problem-solving and team-working skills.

Your Responsibilities:

  • SAR data processing and interpretation of results to extract relevant information according to project requirements.
  • Writing clear professional reports and presentations that incorporate critical thinking and spatial data analysis.
  • Establish and oversee appropriate project/task/deliverable reviews to ensure technical quality, product delivery, and impactful work.
  • Contribute to technical proposals for tenders.
  • Manage timelines, communication, and deliverables of multiple projects simultaneously with accountability to commitments.
  • Interact with various stakeholders and partners to ensure project activities are aligned.

Technical skills

  • 3 years of experience in SAR data processing and analysis.
  • Very good knowledge of GIS environment.
  • Applied programming skills (IDL, Python ….) with a demonstrated ability to automate work processes.
  • Familiarity with image processing software, e.g. ENVI, SARscape or similar is also appreciated.
  • Project management experience.

General Skills

  • Passion for analysis and problem solving.
  • Enthusiastic attitude towards critical thinking and learning.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the required technical solutions.
  • Good work planning and sense of organization.
  • Capability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team and to make a contribution to applied techniques and processes.

Required Education

  • MSc or PhD degree in Geomatics, Earth Sciences, Remote Sensing, Engineering or related field.
  • Experience in SAR-InSAR data processing and GIS environments will be considered.


  • Fluent English (written and oral) is mandatory.
  • Italian will be also considered.