Spatial Data Infrastructure Software Engineer

Spatial Data Infrastructure Software Engineer


The continuously expanding activities of Planetek Hellas have created job opportunity for a new Spatial Data Infrastructure Software Engineer in our team. The new colleague will be involved in the software development activities, working on the design and implementation of Planetek Hellas’ applications and solutions in the field of space research and integrated systems for the management, analysis and sharing of land-related information.

In specific, the new colleague will be asked to:

  • Design and develop web based spatial data applications
  • Assist with the deployment and configuration of the system
  • Write technical documentation
  • Implement geospatial analysis tools
  • Establish appropriate project/task/deliverable reviews and oversight to ensure technical quality, product delivery and impactful work;
  • Interact with a variety of stakeholders and partners to ensure projects activities.


  • Consistent understanding of GIS and EO concepts;
  • Experience working with GIS related libraries for creating web based solutions
  • Experience with EO and GIS software server solutions, both open source (such as Map Server, Geo Server) and/or proprietary (such as ESRI Server Solution or HEXAGON Solution);
    • Experience working with Relational Database Management System with spatial extension, both open source (such as PostgreSQL/PostGIS , MySQL) and/or proprietary (such as Oracle DB or Microsoft SQL Server);
    • Knowledge/Experience with concepts such as Copernicus DIASs, Data Cubes, Big Data and AI, will be considered positively;
    • Programming languages in particular, but not limited to JavaScript, Java, Python, php;
    • Knowledge of technologies such as .NET, Web API, Docker;
    • Expertise in preparing publications, technical reports, and technical offers for participation in tenders;
    • Capability to work on your own initiative as well as within a team and to make a contribution into applied techniques and processes;
    • Experience in communicating and coordinating effectively with a variety of stakeholders and partners;
    • Proficiency in English and Greek.

The ideal profile of the successful candidate is completed by seriousness and reliability, excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent organizational skills, strong ability to work within a team in order to meet specific objectives qualitatively and quantitatively defined, excellent relational and communicative skills, proactivity.


At Planetek Hellas, results are more important than time and our respect for people takes priority over their skills. Passion and responsibility are the qualities we value in our employees while ethics, professionalism and availability are the elements that distinguish our work philosophy. Choose us if you think that a company like Planetek offers you the opportunity to work with enthusiasm and if you believe you can make an important contribution toward developing a strategic segment for our company.

Your office will be located in Athens.


Planetek Hellas is a Greek company, founded in 2006, that operates in the field of Satellite Remote Sensing, Spatial Data Infrastructure and Software development for the “on board” and “ground” segment space applications. Planetek Hellas is involved in the research and in the analysis of new techniques, which process and integrate remote sensing information with state-of-the-art technologies such as HPC and AI. The company is also active in the field of promotion of Earth Observation and Cosmic Exploration data exploitation and pursues close relations with Education and Research Organizations inside and outside Greece. The company has in its portfolio a variety of successful contracts with European Space Agency, through which it has acquired in-depth knowledge of the Agency’s procedures and high quality requirements. Planetek Hellas is also very active in R&D, participating in many European (FP7, HORIZON) and National research projects.

The expertise of Planetek Hellas has led the company to strengthen its specific skills related to:

  • Earth Observation and Space Science satellite data management, together with processing for both on-board and on ground deployments.
  • Data fusion procedures for Earth Observation and Space Science value added products and service deliveries.
  • Spatial Data Infrastructure platform for delivery, dissemination and exploitation of geospatial products with a time-tested competence in INSPIRE compliant web deployments.
  • Development of software for the satellite on-board data and image processing.
  • Ground Segment Software for Mission Operations digital and innovative solutions.


We know that great results can’t be achieved without a phenomenal team. We always look for the absolute best talent and recognize that diversity in our experiences and backgrounds is what makes us stronger. We insist on an inclusive culture where everyone feels safe to contribute and contributes to innovation.

We believe our people should continuously acquire knowledge and skills, so we are willing to provide you with everything that can help you grow: books, workshops, conferences, and training. Once we get to know each other, we will define your salary package together while also considering your needs.

What we can promise is opportunities, it will be up to you to make the most of them.

Planetek Italia is an equal opportunity employer and supports workforce diversity. All applications for vacant positions will be welcomed and will be considered on the relative merits of the applicant against the role profile for the position, regardless of colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, parental responsibilities, age, religion, or belief.



Tell us who you are, what you've accomplished so far in your career and what your goals are for the near future.

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