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Satellite Operations Specialist (10 Month Contract)



Warsaw, Poland
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
  • Satelite Opersations Specialist
  • 10 month fixed term contract
  • On-site - Warsaw

Who are we?

ICEYE is the global leader in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite operations for Earth Observation, persistent monitoring, and natural catastrophe solutions; owning and operating the world's largest SAR constellation. ICEYE is headquartered in Finland and operates from five international locations with more than 600 employees from nearly 60 countries, inspired by the shared vision of improving life on Earth by becoming the global source of truth in Earth Observation.

Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time – even when it’s cloudy or dark – providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

Our team is a tight-knit group of experts across many disciplines (e.g., engineering, software development, radar technology, etc.). We’re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Teamwork, curiosity, and having fun are core values at ICEYE, and contribute to Making the Impossible possible!!

Why should you work for us?

ICEYE is at the cutting edge of new technology and we are continuing to build and operate our commercial constellation of SAR satellites. Working with ICEYE, you will be part of making the impossible possible, whilst shaping the Earth Observation industry. You will work with varied, diverse and engaged colleagues to further the ICEYE mission. At ICEYE we realise that without great people we can not succeed, therefore you will be an integral, valued and appreciated colleague, with the ability to directly shape the vision and direction of the business.

We actively support Continuous Professional Development, and will provide access to a range of avenues to allow you to succeed, including courses, training and attendance at conferences. ICEYE is a place where your development, your growth and your success is a priority.

What will you do in this role?

As a Satellite Operations Specialist, you will play a vital role in ensuring that ICEYE can successfully deliver our exceptional products and data to our valued customers. Throughout your shift, you will work closely with our team of operators, collaboratively managing the operations console. This will include overseeing the seamless operation of our fleet of satellites and providing invaluable support to swiftly handle any unexpected contingencies that may arise on either the fleet or the ground systems. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the advancement of Satellite Operations by creating innovative procedures and tools. Additionally, you will be responsible for fleet maintenance, engaging in simulated operations prior to launches, and playing a crucial part in the Launch and Early Orbit Operations.

This role offers a schedule with an 8-hour shift basis. You will work on a 6 on 4 off rotation, covering mornings, evenings, and nights. Specifically, the morning shift is from 7am to 3pm, the evening shift is from 3pm to 11pm, and the night shift is from 11pm to 7am.

If you are passionate about space technology and driven to make a profound impact in the field of satellite operations, we eagerly await your application.