Satellite Imagery Quality Manager

Toulouse  ‐ Onsite


Satellite Imagery Optics and Eye-wear Duties Data Quality Business Development Calibration Remote Sensing Sensors Geographic Information Systems Aerospace Engineering Customer Data Management Embedded Systems Image Quality Operational Data Store Physics Satellites


Darwin Recruitment are currently looking for a Satellite Imagery Quality Manager on behalf of a business in Toulouse that was founded in 2015 that designs, builds, and operates CubeSats and nanosatellites for commercial and scientific missions and is developing inter-satellite linking and data applications. As a Satellite Imagery Quality Manager at this company, your responsibility is to ensure that satellite data downloaded from satellites designed and developed are at the right level of quality. Your job will consist in supporting Remote Sensing constellation projects 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.

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

· 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.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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