Artificial Intelligence Engineer (19-98-061)

Job Description

We are looking to expand our current team supporting our customer the European Space Agency, at their establishment in Frascati (Italy). You will provide support in the area of artificial intelligence (AI) for a wide variety of Earth Observation data exploitation projects. The aim of these projects is to define, develop and maintain applications that can support end-users to better exploit the vast amounts of EO data currently collected by the Agency. This includes developing applications based on applying AI techniques to EO data and supporting the lifecycle of future and operational programmes with tasks such as:


  • Support the identification of use cases and applications for AI
  • Support the analysis of AI architectures
  • Support the development of prototypes to rapidly assess new ideas
  • Support the integration and validation of developed applications
  • Support the preparation of datasets and other relevant material for AI-based activities

Required Skills and Experience

  • University degree in Computer Science, Geo-Informatics or a technical field providing similar competences
  • 2 to 4 years of professional experience applying AI and Machine Learning (ML) techniques to the creation of software applications

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in applying AI and ML techniques in the EO domain
  • Knowledge of the Agency’s Exploitation Platform programme
  • Demonstrable experience in High Throughput Computing, High Performance Computing, Cloud Computing stack, Big Data or other distributed computing technologies
  • Knowledge of ECSS standards, PMI or other project management standards
  • Knowledge of ITIL or similar IT service management practices

Work Location

Frascati, Italy


Start of Work: July 2020

Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to before the application deadline 17 January 2020.