SAR Remote Sensing Specialist

We are looking for a mid- to senior-level SAR Remote Sensing Specialist.

Join us in our mission to develop cutting-edge SAR-based applications and services that support geospatial and remote sensing projects. As a SAR Remote Sensing Specialist at SARMAP SA, you will play a key role as part of the data processing team to understand and improve SAR data sets to meet internal standards and client expectations.

We offer a professional working career in an international and multidisciplinary environment, including Remote Sensing Engineers, Earth Observation Specialists, GIS experts, geologists, software developers and computer scientists.

The position is full-time and on-site.

Position Description

As a SAR Remote Sensing Specialist, your responsibilities will include processing and analyzing synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data to generate operational insights, maps, and reports. This role involves collaboration with cross-functional teams to contribute to projects like security and intelligence services, environmental monitoring and infrastructure assessment.

A good knowledge of remote sensing and the SAR-InSAR theory is desirable, together with strong problem-solving and team-working skills.

Your Responsibilities:

  • SAR data processing and interpretation of results to extract relevant information according to project requirements.
  • Writing clear professional reports and presentations that incorporate critical thinking and spatial data analysis.
  • Establish and oversee appropriate project/task/deliverable reviews to ensure technical quality, product delivery, and impactful work.
  • Contribute to technical proposals for tenders.
  • Manage timelines, communication, and deliverables of multiple projects simultaneously with accountability to commitments.
  • Interact with various stakeholders and partners to ensure project activities are aligned.

Technical skills

  • At least 3 years of experience in SAR data processing and analysis.
  • Very good knowledge of GIS environment.
  • Applied programming skills (IDL, Python ….) with a demonstrated ability to automate work processes.
  • Familiarity with image processing software, e.g. ENVI, SARscape or similar is also appreciated.
  • Project management experience. 

General Skills

  • Passion for analysis and problem solving.
  • Enthusiastic attitude towards critical thinking and learning.
  • Flexibility to adapt to the required technical solutions.
  • Good work planning and sense of organization.
  • Capability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team and to make a contribution to applied techniques and processes. 

Required Education

  • MSc or PhD degree in Geomatics, Earth Sciences, Remote Sensing, Engineering or related field.
  • Experience in SAR-InSAR data processing and GIS environments will be considered.


  • Fluent English (written and oral) is mandatory.
  • Italian will be also considered. 

Candidates must have a Swiss or EU passport. 

How to apply:

Please, send your CV and cover letter to