System Engineer for Image processing pipeline & software

Company Details

Satellogic - Bringing space down to earth. We are building the first scalable earth observation platform with the ability to remap the entire planet at both high-frequency and high-resolution.

About the company 

Satellogic is the first vertically integrated geospatial analytics company, driving real outcomes for its customers with planetary-scale insights they can trust.

Satellogic’s low-Earth-orbit satellite constellation, platform, and data science teams work together to deliver end-to-end solutions at the right cost. The company makes sense of the data so customers can focus on the big decisions at hand.

Our satellite engineers, AI experts, and solution specialists are on a mission to deliver a fundamentally better picture of our planet and the many forces that reshape it every day. We bring space down to earth for large enterprises and governments of all sizes who need to see for themselves how our world is changing.

Satellogic. Now you see.

About the team 

The Digital Image Processing and Quality team is responsible for fully automated delivery of L1 level products from L0 satellite images. The team deploys different processing pipelines into production, using the algorithm suite we develop, accounting for satellite maneuver specificities and requested product types. Our mission is to provide high quality georeferenced and radiometrically accurate L1 level images, that enable our internal and external customers to extract high levels of insights and information.

The team includes software developers, GIS and computer vision specialists and radiometric engineers. The team is always learning and trying to push the limits, relying in part on the large diversity of people’s profiles and backgrounds. The team includes people from Argentina, Brazil, France, Israel, Spain, Uruguay and the US.

About the job 

As the System Engineer for image processing pipeline and software you will be part of a multidisciplinary team coordinated by a Program Manager. You will partner with him to guide the rest of the team on the technical solutions that meet our customer’s needs.

Based on your previous experience, you will thoroughly understand image processing pipelines, satellite image sensor technology and factors that impact the quality of the image.

You will collaborate closely with others in the team, in order to build a broad knowledge of our solutions. You will manage the requirements of the processing pipeline and will create evolution maps of the key image metrics through our processes, understanding and identifying opportunities for improvement.

You will be working with other teams of system, optical and electronics engineers with the mission to deliver a fundamentally better picture of our planet and the many influences that reshape it everyday.

About you 

You have experience in image acquisition systems and image processing pipelines in a production environment. You are a team player with excellent communication skills. You are results oriented and have meaningful experience in system engineering of complex solutions.


  • Advanced degree in Physics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Remote Sensing or another related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in System Engineering, requirement management and system architecture, preferably in image acquisition and processing.
  • 5+ years of experience in Software Engineering for image processing applications, preferably in satellite and/or aerial application.


  • Ability to think analytically and mathematically.
  • Purpose driven and results oriented.
  • Capacity to learn continuously and passion for pushing the limits.
  • Fluent in English
  • Good communication skills, open minded and teamwork player

Satellogic values diversity and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. We are actively committed to hiring, developing and promoting top talent from around the world for any given discipline. We pride ourselves in building an inclusive environment in which all people, regardless of gender, race, religion, or background, can come to do their best work. In order to apply, send us your updated CV and a cover letter (both are required).

Tagged as: system architecture, image processing, satellite engineering

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