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Software Developer for Remote Sensing Applications (f/m/d)

Reference: J24050
Location: Headquarter \ Darmstadt \ Germany
Category: Systems and Products Engineering

Who You Are

Welcome to Space: We are looking for a Software Developer with a profound background in Remote Sensing and Earth Observation! 

You will work in a team of remote sensing experts to develop satellite payload processing applications – for major ESA/EUMETSAT Earth Observation missions or also “NewSpace” endeavors. You should have an in-depth understanding of payload processing and retrieval methods for multi- and hyperspectral imagers and have a natural affinity to software development.

And yes, it is really cool to work on space projects!

This full-time and permanent position with an immediate starting date is based at our headquarters in Darmstadt.

We are looking forward to meeting you!

What You Will Focus on 

  • Development and maintenance of L1 and L2 payload processing applications for multi- and hyperspectral missions, e.g. Sentinel-2 or PRISMA
  • Optimization and refactoring of developed code to fulfill architectural and performance requirements
  • Support the transfer and deployment of the processors to the operational environment
  • Provide scientific support and take an active role in the formulation of requirements for future products and services

What You Bring

  • University degree (Master of Science) in Physics, Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant discipline
  • A PhD in a relevant discipline would be advantageous


  • Very good understanding of scientific software development, remote sensing and algorithms
  • Very good knowledge of Python, optimally including Jupyter notebooks
  • Familiarity with Linux and shell scripting
  • Working experience with remote sensing data
  • Organised and methodical working attitude with strengths in analysis, synthesis and presentation
  • Proficiency in English


  • Hands-on experience with containerization standards (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Cloud-based computing and parallelization
  • Familiarity with common formats, e.g. XML, netCDF or HDF
  • Curious and proactive attitude towards problem solving and exploring new technologies
  • Having worked within the space industry

What We Offer

All our benefits can be found here:

How to Apply

Are you passionate about making an impact, with an open and curious mentality? Get in touch with us today and send us your application! 

Your HR Contact for this position is Christian Marusczyk.


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