Earth Observation Analyst – London

About this role:

We are looking for a detail-oriented, geospatial analyst to join a new role in our growing, dynamic team.  This is a  hybrid working role based in London to support earth observation activities in our Data and Services division.

This opportunity is ideal for someone looking to grow their geospatial skills by analysing geographical data while working collaboratively with other colleagues and communicating GIS concepts to non-GIS users.  The role will also focus on product development, with a specific emphasis on collaboration with developers to embed maps and geospatial content in our Space Data as a Service platform.

You will have the desire to grow your knowledge and expertise while adding value to our current ways of working.  You will not be afraid of challenges and happy to get involved.


Key Responsibilities:

Spatial Data Management:

  • Curate, maintain, and optimize geospatial datasets within ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online
  • Ensure data accuracy, consistency, and accessibility for end-users
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate spatial data into our SDaaS platform


Map Design and Visualization:

  • Create visually compelling maps using ArcGIS Pro
  • Design thematic maps, heatmaps, and interactive web maps for our SDaaS applications
  • Customize map symbology and labelling to enhance user experience


Geospatial Analysis:

  • Perform spatial analyses to extract meaningful insights, using ArcGIS Pro & ArcGIS Online
  • Utilize geoprocessing tools, spatial queries, and spatial analysis within ArcGIS Pro


ArcGIS Online Administration:

  • Configure web maps, apps, and dashboards
  • Collaborate with developers to embed maps and geospatial content in our SDaaS platform


Customer Support and Training:

  • Assist clients in utilizing our SDaaS tools effectively
  • Provide technical support related to geospatial queries and troubleshooting
  • Conduct training sessions for internal teams and external users


Skills required:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent work experience
  • Previous industry experience in GIS, Earth Observation, or related roles.
  • Demonstrates experience in a customer-facing experience in a business context
  • Critical thinker with ability to analyse data.
  • Detail-oriented, focused, and meticulous
  • Excellent communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work independently as well as to effectively collaborate within cross cultural teams
  • Ability to make good decisions under highly demanding, dynamic environment
  • Ability to organise self and prioritise workload with multiple projects in dynamic environment with tight deadlines
  • Competent IT skills including Microsoft software
  • Proficient in English, both verbally and written


Skills desired:

SDaaS Skills:

  • Utilize SDaaS platforms for geospatial data storage, processing, and visualization.

Database and Programming Skills:

  • Proven proficiency with SQL, or Python for geospatial data manipulation and analysis.
  • Proven intermediate level knowledge of ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, and ArcGIS Enterprise for geospatial workflows.


  • Previous experience working with small/medium sized companies



AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions:

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth.

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space Group consists of the parent company AAC Clyde Space AB (publ) and subsidiaries in Sweden, the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa and the USA.  Our main operations are in these five countries, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

AAC Clyde Space’s share is traded on the Nasdaq First North Premier Growth Market.

Data Protection Policy

As part of our recruitment process, we collect and process personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use this data, please click here to see our job applicant privacy notice.

Right to Work

AAC Clyde Space has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the legal right to live and work in the EU or the country in which they plan to work. Therefore, if you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to AAC Clyde Space verifying that you are eligible to work in that country before you start work.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We aim to create a positive recruitment and selection experience across every part of our business. The company is committed to handling applications to a consistently high standard and all candidates with dignity and respect. Those involved in the recruitment and selection process will act with integrity, objectivity and professionalism.   We are committed to equal opportunities for all and to have diversity reflected within our global workforce. We believe its diversity and inclusion will allow for greater creativity and innovation to help AAC Clyde Space Group deliver the vision to help improve life on earth.

Openness to Flexible Working

We recognise work-life balance is important so we are open to discussions around flexible working, depending on the nature of the role and business needs.  If you would like to know more, please ask the Hiring Manager during any recruitment process that you may be involved in.


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