Minimize Principal Remote Sensing Specialist

Date added: 15 August 2018

Organisation: Global Surface Intelligence (GSI)

Location: Glasgow, Scotland


GSI is seeking a senior remote sensing and GIS specialist, responsible for remote sensing and spatial data analysis and specialising in Land Use, Spatial Analysis and measurement of natural assets.

This role offers an earth observation subject matter expert, the scope to develop commercially focused solutions for the corporate sector and the GSI partner network.

Many of GSI's customers and partners have never consumed satellite based analytics within their decision making process and this will be an exciting role, educating the market about a new source of information as well as building on the existing GSI customer and partner base.

Main activities will include developing a clear understanding of client requirements and designing relevant solutions. The role involves the identification, acquisition, creation and processing of relevant digital, satellite (optical and radar) data for applications in forestry, agricultural and the measurement of change in land use.

This role is for someone with deep technical skills and outstanding communication skills with a proven track record in driving commercial projects to conclusion. This will offer a mix of pre-sales consulting and technical skills, providing the candidate with an opportunity to develop their commercial credentials.

Essential Experience Required

  • 5 Years + Environmental sciences and remote sensing
  • Leading projects and delivering solutions on time and on budget
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Design and creation of customer ready solutions
  • Various public and private missions such as Modis, NASA Landsat, ESA Sentinels, Spot, Proba-V, Alos, Plant, Earth.I, Digital Globe
  • Multi-spectral, hyper-spectral, SAR - Radar based processing
  • Data Fusion
  • Spatial data analysis
  • Various research methods into acquisition, processing, generating analytics and ground-truthing
  • Model building, geo-statistics, error and uncertainty evaluation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Presenting to clients and audiences at events and trade shows.

Learn more about the role and how to apply.

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