EO / GIS Analyst

LOCATION: Harwell, Oxfordshire, UK

The successful candidate must be able to commute to the Harwell office. Applications from EU citizens are welcome.

APPLY TO: hr@rezatec.com

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Rezatec helps businesses better manage their land-based assets by making use of the increasingly sophisticated but complex array of Earth Observation (EO) imagery and data available. We do this through our unique landscape intelligence platform aggregating large amounts of diverse data from satellites, airborne and ground instruments, applying relevant modelling and using our mapping, measuring and monitoring techniques with best-in-class technology to provide critical decision support for our customers

ROLE DESCRIPTION

A vacancy exists within Rezatec for an EO / GIS Analyst to join our EO team, based at our head office in Harwell, Oxfordshire. The role will involve sourcing, processing, analysing geospatial datasets and may include field work to collect ground calibration data.

The role will suit a confident, team-orientated individual with proven ability to meet challenging deadlines within a dynamic environment. The applicant should have a degree in a science related subject and either an MSc in a GIS or remote sensing discipline, or have equivalent working experience in this area. Experience with environmental data is an advantage but we will accept applications from other industries as long as the applicant can demonstrate their knowledge in geospatial information.

The successful candidate will contribute to projects within the agriculture, water, forestry, energy and carbon sectors. Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Sourcing and pre-processing satellite, aerial and vector datasets
  • Spectral analysis and modelling of optical and radar datasets using both open source and proprietary algorithms.
  • Development of automation scripts
  • Field data collection, using mobile GIS technologies, which may include travel

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Firm understanding of GIS and EO concepts, such as projections, data management, formats and metadata
  • Demonstrable knowledge of GIS and EO techniques for processing and analysing geospatial datasets, in particular satellite derived imagery
  • Experience with EO / GIS software applications, such as ENVI, SARScape, QGIS
  • Scripting programs and spatial libraries, in particular, but not limited to, Python, R, IDL
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, in particular Excel
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Someone who can work on their own initiative as well as within a team and can make a contribution into applied techniques and processes

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • SAR data analysis
  • Experience with environmental datasets
  • Spatial Databases, in particular PostGreSQL+ PostGIS

published: 11 April 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.