careers

Join our team to make a difference

Interested in joining a rapidly growing innovative newspace company?

At Spiral Blue, our mission is to solve Earth’s problems using space technologies. We want to work with talented individuals who share that passion. Headquartered in Sydney, we maintain an inclusive environment in which everyone, regardless of gender, race, religion, age, or background, can do their best work.

  • Build a good future

    Working to make sure that tomorrow will be better than today

  • Collaboration

    Encouraging open communication and unity among employees and partners

  • Respect

    Treating everyone equally, with fairness and honesty

  • Having fun

    Allowing time for calm and enjoyment in both work and leisure

  • Agility

    Learning and improving at speed, even if it means going against tradition

Make An Impact

Spiral Blue employees work on projects that have the potential to make a lasting impact on the planet. From developing innovative AI, to building satellite avionics, and managing environmental resources, our employees feel proud to solve difficult problems that truly make a difference.

we want you

You'll be on the ground floor from day one building software and hardware to help us better understand the Earth and the people that live on it. You'll never be just a cog in a giant machine.

  • The successful applicant will be key in helping Spiral Blue develop onboard and autonomous satellite image preprocessing pipelines. This will involve:

    • Developing novel algorithms for autonomous geolocation, geometric correction, radiometric correction of satellite imagery
    • Review of background literature and testing previously developed algorithms

    While we insist on Python for algorithmic work, we are open to adopting new geospatial tools preferred by the successful applicant. This role carries significant potential for internal promotion as the company grows. Work hours are flexible, and work from home arrangements may be made.

    The successful applicant should:

    • Be enthusiastic about space and Earth observation
    • Be an Australian citizen (no exceptions)
    • Have 1+ years relevant experience working in Earth observation, ideally with satellite image preprocessing
    • Have excellent technical, organisational, and interpersonal skills

    We are seeking an applicant who can start at a flexible time.

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  • About Us

    Spiral Blue is an Australian startup company on their way to becoming the Australian market leader in processing of Earth observation (EO) satellite imagery. In particular, on-orbit processing via the Space Edge Computer. Three Space Edge Computers are currently in orbit, with another launch scheduled on a SpaceX Falcon 9 later this year. Cobalt, our web access portal, recently went live with customers. We are looking for an enthusiastic front end developer so that together, we can design and build the next generation satellite image analytics platform!

    The Role

    Spiral Blue is looking for a full time, junior front-end developer to work on Cobalt - our satellite tasking and analytics website. The successful candidate will support and maintain Cobalt. Cobalt allows our customers to easily task satellites to acquire satellite imagery. On top of this, it will allow customers to run certain analytics algorithms on the captured imagery. The website includes user accounts, interactive maps, file uploads and downloads, and dashboards.

    This junior role will initially be a support and maintenance role, under the supervision of an experienced front end developer. Our intention is for the role to grow to one of product owner, where new features are implemented, and partly directed by you. Prior experience or education is a must but growth within the role is expected. Work hours are flexible, and work from home arrangements are available.

    About You

    We are looking for someone who best meets the following:

    • Enthusiastic about space, and working at a startup,
    • Experience with JavaScript,
    • Relevant experience from work or personal projects, or relevant education,
    • Rights to work in Australia, with citizenship in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or the United States (Mandatory)

    We are seeking an applicant who can start in mid-late September. Get in touch!
     

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  • Are you a doer? Do you have a portfolio of one or more past projects you've done? Are you involved in professional societies? Are you passionate about space? Maybe you want to build a space startup yourself? Well, we want to hear from you! 

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Our Benefits

  • Flexible work hours that suit you

  • Ability to work from home

  • Flexible leave arrangements including annual, personal, carer and parental leave

  • Opportunity for company stock options

  • Casual work attire unless customer facing

  • Monthly company social events