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TRE ALTAMIRA is the leading InSAR provider worldwide. Founded in 2000, we are part of the CLS group and have main offices in Milan (Italy), Barcelona (Spain) and Vancouver (Canada).
We bring together a multidisciplinary team with excellent knowledge of SAR and InSAR applications. Our core competency is processing radar imagery. We provide displacement measurements and mapping solutions that are used in a variety of sectors, including oil & gas, mining, civil engineering and geohazards.

Current Openings

SAR Processing Specialist

Vancouver office

Published on September 27th 2019. Our downtown Vancouver office is looking for a SAR Processing Engineer with a solid technical background to join our team. The work is diverse, interesting and will keep you engaged while allowing you to grow professionally. You will lead our local SAR team, reporting to Milan HQ where processing manager is based. This is a unique opportunity to grow and develop within a small, highly successful team.

TRE ALTAMIRA offers a great work environment, a competitive compensation package, including bonus structure, an extended health and dental plan and an RRSP program.

Summary of the position

The candidate will process satellite SAR images using TRE ALTAMIRA’s patented algorithms to deliver high-quality InSAR ground deformation products to our clients. This role requires a sound knowledge of SAR data processing, including both conventional and advanced InSAR techniques. You will also proactively propose strategies to improve the efficiency of production procedures. A proactive attitude, excellent problem-solving skills and strong motivation are required.

The candidate will work in a multinational and multidisciplinary environment, that includes SAR processing engineers, geoscientists and software developers. A strong aptitude for teamwork is mandatory.

Your role

  • Process satellite SAR images with proprietary software (SqueeSAR®)
  • Identify the best processing strategies for each project, in coordination and benefiting from the extensive experience of other members of the processing team in other offices
  • Liaising with the post-processing team to create deliverables that meet high quality standards
  • Explore and suggest new techniques to improve products
  • Support sales and other departments with technical advice

Required experience and skills

  • Knowledge of InSAR processing at PhD or MSc level
  • Advanced knowledge of Linux environment
  • Good knowledge of MATLAB™ software
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Proven ability to work in a team

The following skills are assets

  • Additional coding skills (e.g. Python)
  • Knowledge of other languages (e.g. Spanish, Italian, French)

Critical success factors

  • Strong InSAR processing skills
  • Desire to learn and adhere to corporate standards
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work with a remote based manager
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with changing demands and priorities
  • Ability to form strong professional relationships within a small, international diverse team
  • Enthusiasm for continued learning about InSAR and remote sensing
  • Ability to spend significant periods abroad for training
  • Ability to travel in Europe and North America and occasionally beyond

If you’re up for the challenge, please submit a resume and cover letter.
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Please note that we will be accepting applications until 30th October 2019. We thank all applicants in advance, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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Processing Operator

Milano/Barcelona office

Published on April 2nd, 2019. TRE ALTAMIRA is looking for candidates with an engineering technical background to join our InSAR operations team.

The Candidate will process and analyze satellite SAR images to deliver timely and high quality information products to our clients, and will proactively propose strategies to improve the efficiency of production procedures. This role requires a sound knowledge of SAR data processing, in particular conventional and advanced InSAR techniques. Proactive attitude, excellent capability in problem solving and strong motivation is mandatory for this position.

The candidate will work in a multidisciplinary and international environment, including signal processing engineers, geologists, software developers. An excellent attitude to team working is mandatory.

Your role

  • Process and analyze satellite SAR images with proprietary software (SqueeSAR®).
  • Identify best processing strategies for each project, taking into account all factors that could affect the results.
  • Liaising with the Post-processing team to create deliverables that respect the Company quality standards.
  • Explore and suggest new techniques to improve products
  • Support Sales department providing technical consultancy

Required experience and skills

  • Demonstrated sound knowledge in InSAR technology
  • Sound knowledge of Linux environment
  • Good knowledge of MATLAB™ software
  • C level English knowledge (speaking and writing)
  • Excellent ability to work in a team
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environments

The following skills are desirable

  • Knowledge of other programming software languages (e.g. Python)
  • Familiarity with open source InSAR software
  • Knowledge of an additional foreign language (e.g. Spanish, Italian, French)

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Even when no open positions are available, we are interested in receiving submissions from experienced workers and graduates alike. If you think you can add value to our company, please send us your details, along with your CV.

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