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Remote Sensing Specialist (CZ)

Package Description

Joining Serco's amazing team offers:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Great career opportunities in the Space industry
  • Corporate Benefits Package
  • Support provided to EU Nationals requiring relocation – Information available upon request
  • Company events
  • International environment


Job Introduction

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

Serco is involved in a project aiming to support and implement a systematic knowledge-sharing process for the Application Element of the Earth Observation programme of the European Space Agency (ESA). Overall, the project is promoting innovation and advances for the operational utilisation of the results of projects covering various subjects. Initially it focuses on four thematic groups of high-priority at European and international level. Sustainable Development Goals: Food systems, Ecosystem & Biodiversity, Carbon, Energy and the Green Transition. 

Are you ready to support space exploration as a Remote Sensing Specialist? We have an opportunity for you to join our team in the Serco Office in Prague. The growth of the stakeholder/end user communities will demonstrate the success of this activity .If you're enthusiastic about entering the thrilling realm of space and becoming an essential member of our team, we would love to hear from you.


Main Responsibilities

Reporting to the Serco Contract manager, main responsibilities are:

  • Acquire knowledge arising from the results of existing ESA EO Applications projects (e.g., new methods, new algorithms, new tools, new workflows, new datasets) that are relevant for a given policy theme and be able to use the projects output to feed end user processes/systems.
  • Contribute to the creation of new narratives with a multi-project approach that can be practically used as storyboards during promotion of results, e.g. demonstration and showcases events, hands-on utilization guidance, demonstrations of cost-benefits effective results, promotion of new methods and tools, practical workshops;.
  • Prepare and re-use training material to deliver practical utilization and functioning cases; interface new potential users of the tools, advise them and eventually facilitate tools/methods integration directly at the end-user processes/system;
  • Identify possible evolution for products, tools and methods, propose new functionalities with the support of thematic experts.
  • Participate to project Consortium meetings, keep track of actions, and liaise with partners within the consortium.


In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Italy and around the world.

Successful Candidate

Your skills:

The specialist will work in a team of multilingual experts. In order to answer to our current customers, we are looking for a candidate that is fluent in English. Additional European languages are an asset. The successful applicant will hold an university degree in Physics, Remote Sensing or similar, have an in-depth knowledge of satellite remote sensing (optical and SAR), image analysis,  GIS technology, applications and programming. In particular, experience in EO data processing and applications exploiting modern technologies (cloud computing, big data, AI…) and some teaching and/or communication experience are sought. 


Other skills:

  • Experience in multi-source data integration.
  • Experience in scientific and application project management.
  • Good documentation writing skills.
  • Experience in data Science and tools (e.g. Python, R, SQL, Matlab, C++).
  • Ability to manage several tasks in parallel and to prioritise.
  • Capability to work in a team.
  • Pro-active approach to problem identification and resolution.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).



Any offer of employment is contingent upon you providing documents to verify your identity and employment eligibility, as required by law.

Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

Please contact a member of the recruitment team if you require further details of acceptable types of documentation required for verification of identity and work authorization. 

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About the Company

Why should you join Serco ?

At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.

A world of opportunity - You’ll be wholeheartedly supported with development and career progression

Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.

What we offer

  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.

About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play when managing complex public services.  

We are a team of 60,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.  Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.


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