Ground Segment Image Architect

Company Details

CS Group is a major actor in the design, integration and operation of mission critical systems in Defense & Security, Space, Aeronautics and Energy sectors.


Within the Space Business Unit , the Payload Data & Applications department brings together a multidisciplinary team of 160 engineers with complementary profiles – business, software, system. The Payload Data & Applications department brings its expertise in remote sensing and satellite image processing , but also its mastery in the design, development and operation of ground segments , its competence in services and applications enhancing spatial data , and its know-how in Big Data and Cloud technologies. Finally, the departmentPayload Data & Applications is also a major player in the world of open source thanks to a strong contribution, and is recognized for its expertise in the governance of free .

As part of the development of its activities in the space sector, we are recruiting a Ground Segment Image Architect .

We meet the needs expressed by our customers in the space sector by integrating information from space observation, telecommunications, collection and location technologies into the heart of a single system, enriched in particular by field surveys and meteorological data.

You will join the team “Payload Data Ground Segment” for the architecture definition of new image processing centers and control centers for the radiometric and geometric quality of the image.

You will be responsible for the development of our definition, design and development of systems integrating algorithmic chains based on libraries and image processing tools.

You will participate in the development of information systems offers for operational projects of new satellite missions.


Engineer by training or university equivalent (BAC + 5) , you have at least 10 years of experience in activities relating to the development or operation of image ground segments .

You master the concepts of image chain orchestration and the operational issues of a ground segment.

You have good knowledge of makefile, Python, Script Shell as well as algorithms and image and signal processing. Mastery of object languages ​​is an asset to your application. A fluent level of English is necessary to carry out your activities.

Your qualities :

• Excellent interpersonal skills and team spirit
• Rigor, autonomy, initiative spirit
• Ability to analyze

Joining us means:

• Benefiting from local management
• Progressing individually and collectively
• Developing in a flexible environment with a human and friendly dimension

Who are we ?

For more than 40 years, the Space Business Unit of CS GROUP has successfully provided turnkey systems and engineering services for the space market and its applications . With a workforce of 430 employees bringing together advanced and unique skills in both information technology and spatial data engineering, the Space BU is a major trusted partner and recognized over the long term for space agencies and defense, contractors and satellite operators, and players in space applications .

Where are we located?
Our establishment is located in Toulouse (6, rue Brindejonc des Moulinais) in the Parc de La Plaine and near the Cité de l’Espace.
The site is accessible by public transport (Linéo 7, bus 23 and 37).
If you prefer, we will reimburse you for the bicycle mileage allowances!

Interested? Share with us your CV and let’s add our talents!

Tagged as: python, image processing, image chain orchestration, makefile, Script Shell

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