Radar Engineer for a Satellite Company


About the company
The company is combining radar satellite technology with deep learning and image processing with the aim of providing solutions for a wide range of clients including civil engineering firms, energy companies, and insurance and finance companies. The company's radar satellite technology allows satellites to get high quality images even in dark or cloudy conditions, providing a useful tool for urban development. Possible applications for this technology include analyzing the extent of damage from natural disasters allowing rescue teams to help people affected by these disasters quickly. Other applications include allowing construction companies to check the feasibility and progress of their construction plans based on satellite data.

The company plans to launch their first satellite in 2020 with an additional 5 satellites by the end of 2022.

Corporate Culture
The company is still very much in it's startup phase with around 30 employees. While supportive, the work environment is fast paced and challenging as the company is still preparing to launch their first satellite and is still securing funding.
Global Aspects
  • Already foreign employee(s) working
  • Many employees speak English
  • Communicate with foreign clients
PR Aspects
-The company is planning to work with a wide range of international clients.
-The company is working with cutting edge technology that is expected to be in high demand (particularly in the Southeast Asian region).
-All employees can communicate in English with no troubles.
Other details
  • No dress code
  • Visa support
You will be analyzing the data collected from the company's satellites using deep learning and image recognition methods. The company is aiming to launch their first small satellite in 2020 with 5 additional satellites by the end of 2022, so it will be a challenging time for the company. But the company's team of engineers have been working hard to make the project a success. They are looking for a talented engineer with Radar engineer skills.

Key Responsibilities:
-Assess technical feasibility of geo-solutions with SAR sensor specification
-Work with geo-solutions team to develop, maintain and improve the solutions
-Develop algorithm/software to reconstruct SAR product images from raw data
-Develop SAR image processing algorithm/software
-Provide SAR technical feedback to the satellite team for customers' needs and business benefit

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
-Proficient coding skills in Python/MATLAB
-And one of the followings is required:
1)Experience of radar data processing
2)Knowledge of radar transmitter and receivers
3)Fundamentals of Signal Processing and Electromagnetics
Japanese Level
  • None
-Good English communication (oral and written)
-Working experience with SAR data projects or publishing academic papers
-Knowledge of new technology in SAR and remote sensing
Type of people (Personality)
-People who can work flexibly, which means you should not only focus on your own project but also cooperate with other members.
-People who can handle challenging work. The working environment is very challenging and fast-paced.
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
9:00 - 17:30
  • Yes
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)