What's the next best thing to becoming an astronaut? A job at Kuva Space!🌎 🛰
Kuva Space is on a mission to solve the world's most pressing issues, such as climate change, food security, safety and security, by building the world's most extensive hyperspectral microsatellite constellation and developing AI-driven analytics services.
We deliver reliable and timely global insights and foresight that transform rich spaceborne data into actionable insights customers can use for efficient resource management, optimizing operations, and improving profitability sustainably.
Position: Full time
Location: Otakaari 5, Espoo, Finland
Design and optimize optical systems for space instrumentation
Apply expertise in spectral measurements to enhance system precision
Collaborate with interdisciplinary teams to integrate optical designs into space technology
Participate in procurement of optical and optomechanical parts and the manufacturing of optical systems
Troubleshoot and solve challenges related to optical systems
Educational degree in Optical Engineering, Physics, or other related field
Proven track record in optical design
Experience and passion for spectral measurements
Strong problem-solving skills in the realm of optical systems
Collaborative team player
Ability to make quick decisions and work sustainably in a busy environment
Office presence required (Espoo)
You share the company mission of improving life on Earth through daily, space-borne hyperspectral imaging and AI!🌎 💚
What do we offer?
At Kuva Space, we offer a stimulating and safe work environment that encourages growth, collaboration, and excellence. Constantly learning new things is the norm here! Our focus on space technology means you'll have the opportunity to learn more about satellites, space, data, and the Earth. If you get excited about space-themed lunch table discussions, Kuva Space is the community for you 🪐✨
As an employer, we prioritize the well-being of our employees, both physically and mentally. Our health care benefits are comprehensive, including dental benefits and short-term psychotherapy. And our team members regularly meet up for after-work activities 🧘🏽
In addition, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, and highly skilled team! Our diverse team of international colleagues, with varying cultures, shares a passion for deep tech and making our Earth more sustainable. And we believe Finnish 'sisu' is a must-have mindset to overcome any challenges that come our way 🇫🇮
If you are an optical designer looking for new challenges and opportunities in hyperspectral imaging in the space technology field, Kuva Space may just be the place for you! 🧑🚀
The position will be closed as soon as we find the right person for the job.