Technical Solutions Engineer – Space Earth Observation F/M

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
Main location: Italy, Roma, Frascati
Position ID: J1023-0984
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI globally is a leading ICT company with 90,000 professionals working in 40 countries. We have the presence, expertise and complete IT services to meet clients’ business needs anywhere, anytime and to offer our professionals challenging and rewarding careers.

From our office in the town of Frascati (Rome), CGI Italy helps scientists and entrepreneurs in processing Space Earth Observation data using cutting edge IT technologies to streamline big data analytics. Thanks to Space application and services, we can extract information from satellite data offering solution in several domains including weather, geographical survey bringing value in different sectors like health, transportation, government, agriculture, maritime, oil and gas, trading, finance and insurance.
Earth Observation gives us the possibility to monitor our Planet Earth and to investigate several challenges the humanity is facing like climate change, the Earth’s natural resources and you, can be part of our team as a technical Solutions Engineer.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

- Coordinate and support the technical team to identify technical solutions for large scale big data processing in EO domain by: analyzing the requirements, designing SW architectural components, defining product release, identifying HW and SW solutions for products release, researching emerging technologies solutions to address products evolution
- Coordinate the design implementation by: ensuring a proper sharing and maintenance of technical knowledge, acting as escalation point for technical decision, supporting the technical assessment definition for a proper planning, being responsible for the quality of the deliverable by defining internal review process
- Act as a Team Member by: participating to code reviews, performing deployments to Kubernetes, implementing proof-of-concepts, leading troubleshooting sessions, producing demonstration and training scripts (e.g., in Python), writing user documentation.
- Be the technical contact point for the client
- Ensure proper implementation of modern software practices such as TDD, CI/CD.
- Support the definition of technical proposals for new business development: identifying possible technical solutions, providing assessment of implementation effort.
- Team coaching,
- Provide accurate feedback to your management and corporate stakeholders
- Taking a keen interest in our journey, not just tasks executions.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

- Minimum 3 years of working experience in this role
- Technical competence in the IT Big Data and Cloud domain, e.g. parallel and distributed processing, containers and container orchestration
- Proven experience with different Cloud providers (e.g. AWS, GCP, Azure )
- Fluent spoken and written English.

Desirable qualifications
- EO competence, including source data, data processing techniques, applications
- Knowledge of data catalogues and OGC standards
- Degree and / or Master in Computer Science or Computer Engineering,

This is a permanent contract position with the possibility to do part of the work activity in smart working.
You will have the opportunity to work in challenging international projects on space technologies.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.


  • Earth Observation

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Ready to become part of our success story? Join CGI—where your ideas and actions make a difference.