Location: Harwell, Oxfordshire
Responsible to: Head of Applied Digital Intelligence
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 11 Catapults established and overseen by Innovate UK. They are places where the best of the UK’s innovative businesses and researchers work together to bring new products and services more quickly to commercialisation. Focusing on areas with great market potential, Catapults will open up global opportunities for the UK and generate economic growth for the future.
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 ADI team, you will be part of an exciting and expanding effort to further the exploitation of data from remote sensing satellites. The role involves close engagement in cutting-edge development projects and activities at the forefront of satellite technologies. Activities will range from scientific research through commercial productisation, from collaborative development to thematic workshop organisation. The successful candidate will enjoy working within stimulating environment supported by the latest tools and experienced and skilled staff from a diverse range of backgrounds.
SAR has become an important part of the Catapult’s technical portfolio with activities ranging from R&D projects in specific thematic areas, through to operational programme such as SEDAS, CORSAIR and NovaSAR. The post holder would be expected to take a leading told in all of these initiatives.
Required Skills and Experience
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