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Principal Engineer

Image Processing

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BlackSky

BlackSky

201-500 employees

BlackSky provides real-time satellite-based intelligence and AI analytics.

Data & Analytics
Hardware
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$180k - $220kAnnually

Senior, Expert

Seattle, WA, USA + 2 more

Category
Backend Engineering
Web Development
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Agile
Python
Data Science
Git
Data Structures & Algorithms
Pandas
NumPy
Computer Vision
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Astronomy, Physics, Planetary Science, Remote Sensing, Geosciences, Computer Science or related engineering fields
  • Strong mathematical base in algorithm development, numerics, data processing, and uncertainty propagation
  • Experience in enterprise software development environment
  • Expertise in agile development methodologies, git, CI/CD
  • Extensive expertise in Python
  • Experience with data science, image processing, and geospatial libraries like NumPy, Pandas, OpenCV, GDAL, etc.
  • Proficiency in C++, C, and Cython
  • Experience with GPUs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a US-born citizen
Responsibilities
  • Architect, write, deploy, and maintain the production image processing pipeline
  • Lead testing and development of automated processes for monitoring image quality
  • Develop algorithms and tools to process raw pixel values into imagery products
  • Mentor engineers and scientists on best practices
  • Engage with stakeholders to solve cross-functional challenges

BlackSky offers real-time space-based intelligence through its BlackSky Spectra AI SaaS platform, utilizing a satellite constellation and AI software to provide on-demand imagery and AI-enabled analytics for rapid decision-making and strategic insights.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$414.4M

Headquarters

Herndon, Virginia

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

23%