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Sr. Signal Processing Engineer

Capella Space

Capella Space

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Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of earth observation radar satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.

At Capella you’ll work in a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.

Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger. We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

About the Role

Capella is looking for a Senior SAR Engineer to join the processing team.

At Capella you’ll work with people with a wide range of expertise from engineers developing and maintaining the image processing pipeline, engineers designing and building satellites, engineers managing the automated operations, to team members from sales and customer success teams working with our customers daily. Your work won’t be limited to a single department, you will be able to advise on the optimal tasking and operations of the satellite to acquire the highest quality data for different applications or even the satellite and overall constellation design.


  • 5+ years of image + signal processing experience
  • Proficient in C/C++, Python, and Git
  • Excellent and proactive communication


  • PhD or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or an equivalent combination of technical education and work experience related to SAR signal processing.
  • SAR imagery analyst expertise
  • Experience with project management tools like JIRA & Confluence
  • Experience with GIS Systems and/or geospatial data products and standards


$124,000 - $186,000

Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Equity
  • Health Care, Dependent Care FSAs
  • Commuter/Parking Flex Spending
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • In-office lunch program
  • Dog friendly work environment (SF)

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Capella Space.