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Scientific Software Developer

Job Description

We have a position available for a scientific software developer to build out the image / signal processing framework. This framework is the basis of our data processing capability. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining this framework.


  • Update calculation framework to support scaling up the data feed 10X/quarter, as well as supporting near-real time processing and reporting
  • Program/support adaptations in InSAR processing algorithms as developed in our Engineering and R&D departments
  • Implement GPU for calculations in framework
  • Code level and usability testing, documentation


  • Knowledge and experience of scientific computing/HPC (emphasis on performance) and object oriented programming
  • Proven track record of developing a high-quality and well-documented framework
  • Fluid in writing high-quality, maintainable production code in Python and C
  • Extensive experience working in Linux environment
  • Experience in maintaining and improving existing software, including testing and refactoring


  • Experience with software development for the GPU
  • Experience in working with big data sets, especially with earth observation data

Personal Characteristics

  • Self-reliant, comfortable taking initiative in small, but growing, multidisciplinary team
  • Work with accuracy, applying testing discipline
  • Track record of applying state-of-the-art best practices for development


Delft, The Netherlands

Meet SkyGeo

SkyGeo is a next generation Earth Observation company. Our global data feed starts on a satellite and provides millimeter-accurate displacement data to customers all over the world.
Our processing engine and our InSAR-based displacement data is fundamentally changing the way our customers look at their assets. We help people manage their assets for the long term and we provide early warnings for prevention of environmental disasters.
Working for SkyGeo is inspiring and challenges you to excel. You will have an opportunity to grow and innovate since the company is at the forefront of InSAR, computational techniques and mapping data onto real world problems.