Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: Head of Earth Observation
Responsible for: NA
Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent, 3 month probation and 1 month notice
Holiday: 28 days per annum, plus statutory holidays
Equal Opportunities: The Satellite Application Catapult strives to be an equal opportunities employer and commitment to this process will be expected.
The Satellite Applications Catapult is an independent technology and innovation company whose purpose is to promote, develop and facilitate the commercialisation and advancement of the satellite applications industry. The company is a not for profit Research Organisation, with a commercial trading subsidiary. The organisation embraces an open and innovative culture, encouraging an ethos of knowledge exchange and sector engagement, and has quickly become a world class centre of facilities and expertise.
We’re one of eleven “Catapults” launched by Innovate UK. The aim for each of them is to become a world-leading innovation centre in its own specialist area.
To innovate for a better world, empowered by satellites.
To be a world-leading technology and innovation company, helping businesses of all sizes to realise the potential from space. By embracing a pioneering, agile, collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, we create valued partnerships to deliver game-changing results.
The Catapult fosters an open and collaborative culture that stimulates and develops staff and encourages collaboration and innovation. Our employee value proposition is strong. We have worked hard to create an environment which is dynamic, exciting, challenging, rewarding, flexible and, most importantly, fun. More about the Catapult Culture
As a key member of the Catapult’s Earth Observation Team, you will be part of an exciting and expanding effort to further the exploitation of data from Earth observation (EO) technologies. The role involves close engagement in cutting-edge development projects and activities at the forefront of satellite technologies. Activities will include supporting the delivery of both commercial and collaborative R&D projects, aiding the development of new methods of data processing, analysis and visualisation, and presenting results at thematic workshops. The successful candidate will enjoy working within a stimulating environment supported by the latest tools and experienced and skilled staff from a diverse range of backgrounds.
In addition, the EO Specialist will be responsible for supporting the Catapult’s Emerging Technologies Team in undertaking evaluations of ideas to investigate new technology areas, and identifying how these technologies can be placed within user-centric solutions.
Required Skills and Experience
If you are up for the challenge and thrive in a fast-paced and creative environment, send your CV along with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.