Earth Observation Data Scientist

Are you a talented Earth Observation Data scientist/developer, eager to apply your hard-earned technical skills in a flexible, fulfilling, and impactful environment?

If so, we're offering you an exciting opportunity to join our world-class team of start-up professionals, engineers and scientists to build a new way in which the world's natural resources are mapped, monitored and ultimately managed.

As an integral part of the Product Development and R&D team, you will support the ideation, design, development and testing of new automated satellite image and geospatial data driven product-solutions. This role will entail designing and testing new analytical, numerical and statistical solutions enabled by vast amounts of satellite remote sensing data from sources such as optical imagery, multi-/hyper-spectral data, SAR radar imagery and even atmospheric measurements.

Why join Terrabotics?

You'll be part a unique effort to revolutionise earth observation, combining our decades of experience in Earth science and industry sectors with advanced AI and computer vision technologies. Every day, you'll play a part in building a rapidly growing business that is delivering new cutting-edge value-added analytics to the market.

With excellent and proven software development skills and a rigorous mathematical and scientific mindset, a key driving objective of your role will be to achieve the full automation and scaling of routine large geospatial analysis tasks. Your role will involve working closely with our computer vision and artificial intelligence specialists to contribute valuable geospatial and remote sensing context.

We have high expectations of you achieving great things at Terrabotics. We enable this by providing a creative and collaborative working environment, and exercising a working ethos of being self-driven and highly motivated. We also promise to grow you further in your career by offering the opportunity to always be learning new skills. It's important to us that you are fulfilled in your job and rewarded for your hard work, which is why we offer a competitive salary, equity, discretionary bonus, flexible hours, a modern and fun working environment, with the opportunity to be part of a great team!

This exciting role is for you, if you have:

  • Very strong experience with scripting languages such as Python, R, Julia, bash or equivalent is a minimum requirement. More advanced professional software development experience will be a significant advantage
  • A post-graduate degree in numerical Geosciences, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or Engineering
  • Knowledge of key principles of satellite remote sensing, image processing, spectral analysis, photogrammetry and image understanding.
  • A keen interest in Earth and/or Atmospheric sciences and their real-world applications

Ready to become part of a world-class team? Then please send your CV and covering letter to or visit our jobs page for further details on the role -

posted: 28 November 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.