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Date added: 22 September 2017

Organisation: UrtheCast Corp.

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada

UrtheCast Corp. is a Vancouver-based technology company that serves the rapidly evolving geospatial and geoanalytics markets with a wide range of information-rich products and services.

We are currently seeking a SAR Software Engineer. You will be responsible for designing, developing and testing SAR processing software algorithms and functionality to be used within the UrtheCast Ground SAR Processing System. The position will also support the Sr. Technical Manager - SAR in managing requirements, designing interfaces, researching and developing SAR processing algorithms, and managing stakeholders.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage and define SAR Processing Algorithms and SAR Processing Software requirements and interfaces
  • Design, implement, test, and debug SAR Processing Algorithms
  • Support the discovery of requirements for the SAR Processing Software
  • Support the management of the sprint work
  • Participate in product strategy and product roadmap meetings

Education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or equivalent; Master's preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience developing software with proven track record of delivering complex systems delivering mission critical projects
  • Experience in Radar and SAR with proven track record of algorithm development in this particular area
  • Knowledge of RF signal propagation, including radar and antenna technologies, and RF signal processing techniques
  • Experience in supporting large-scale complex projects with tight deadlines
  • Strong experience in complex algorithm design and implementation

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Expert knowledge in Python (including numpy and scipy) and/or C++.  MatLab experience a plus
  • Exceptional software system design and object-oriented coding skills
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to manage and execute with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take initiative and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Learn more about the role and how to apply.

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