Scientific software and data engineer

Solargis s. r. o.

Place of work
SKY PARK Offices I Alto Real Estate, Bottova, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Start date
as soon as possible
Wage (gross)
2 500 EUR/monthsalary can be higher, depending on the working experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Developing algorithms for retrieval, ingestion and analysis of real-time geostationary satellite imagery and for modeling of solar irradiance based on satellite, meteorological and other data
Contributing to an overall improvement of quality, timeliness, resilience and other aspects of the models and services derived from satellite data
Testing, deployment and monitoring of operational software/services
Management and improvement of data processing pipelines
Cooperation with other team members in the spirit of consistent and agile development
Stay up to date on trends in the field and company priorities
Code and data maintenance

Does that sound interesting to you? Great! We look forward to your application!

Employee perks, benefits

Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
Flexible working hours and possibility of home office
Sick days
Technical growth encouraged via opportunity to participate at conferences, workshops, and courses
Personal growth opportunities, possibility to work on different projects
Budget for personal development (seminars, conferences, technical courses, language courses)
Modern office located in Sky Park Offices, Bratislava, in which you can find chill areas, workout area and standing desks
Free refreshments and fruit
Parking in the company parking lots
Green transportation friendly environment - bike parking lots (in building), showers (in the office), bike lanes in Sky Park proximity, EV charging stations (in building)
Multicultural and international environment, communication in English
Work in fast growing sector of renewable energy

Information about the selection process

Candidate should have an EU citizenship or a valid residence permit in Slovakia.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Solid programming capabilities in Python, writing clean and structured code
Experience with multidimensional array data manipulation (e.g. NumPy)
University degree in the fields of information technology, computer science, or related
Experience with bash / Linux terminal
Good grasp for detail, diligence and accomplishment
Innovative thinking, forward looking, team spirit, focus on customer
English (at least professional working proficiency, both written and spoken)
EU citizenship or a valid residence permit in Slovakia
Starting date: as soon as possible

Optional / preferred
Previous expertise or experience in any of the domains is welcome:

Python packaging, Git, CI/CD
Big data storage in multi-dimensional data formats (NetCDF, Zarr, TileDB, HDF5, etc.)
Parallel, concurrent, asynchronous paradigms and coding
Docker, Kubernetes; cluster or cloud computing
Precompiled languages (C++, Fortran, Rust, etc.) and integration with Python
Python performance boosting with numba, cython, numexpr etc.
Degree and/or relevant work experience in the Geo/Earth/Planetary sciences
(such as remote sensing, atmospheric science, meteorology, geoinformatics, GIS)
Mathematical modeling and statistics
Solar energy, photovoltaics


Brief description of the company

Solargis is a technology and consultancy company servicing companies involved in the development and operation of solar power plants. We provide meteorological data, energy evaluation software and technical consultancy primarily related to evaluation and management of solar power production.
Thanks to 21 years of focused research and technology developed in-house, we have become a leader in the field. Today, we work for more than 900 medium and large organizations from 90+ countries, helping them make qualified financial decisions, improve technical design, and optimize operations. Our data products and services have become an essential part of project development of solar power plants. We also provide services for performance evaluation, monitoring and forecasting of solar power.
We are a group of geoscientists, meteorologists, engineers, programmers, data scientists, analysts and business developers focused on building and promoting a solar energy assessment platform that helps the solar power industry minimize weather-related risk and improve performance efficiency.
In our team, every member brings unique skills and expertise. We look for talented, resourceful, innovative, passionate, and friendly individuals to join our team. We offer a career that is challenging, but enjoyable, and rewarding. We will be looking forward to integrating you in our team.

Number of employees

50-99 employees


Contact person: Ing. Magdaléna Milová
Tel.: +421918720347
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4218042  Datum zveřejnění: 13.9.2022  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month