Minimize Remote Sensing Expert with a focus on data analysis and software programming

Date added: 01 February 2019

Organisation: GAF AG

Location: Munich, Germany


GAF seeks to strengthen its development team in the field of (semi-)automatic analysis of remote sensing data and the creation and implementation of modular process chains, by recruting a motivated Remote Sensing Expert.


  • Development and customisation of, as well as provision of assistance for, modular process chains for thematic image analysis and for supporting automatic evaluation procedures
  • Development of specific evaluation modules/workflows for thematic image analysis with a focus on optical data and/or SAR, mainly in Python (or R)
  • Interface linking with Python
  • Quality assurance of output products
  • Documentation of workflows and tools.


  • Very good knowledge of the mathematical/physical basics of remote sensing and the thematic analysis of satellite imagery
  • Very good programming skills, especially in Python
  • Ability to work in an independent and responsible way
  • Innovative thinking
  • The ability to communicate and work in a team within a complex project environment
  • Very good spoken and written English skills and good German skills.

The following additional skills are an advantage:

  • Experience in the application of machine and deep learning procedures and techniques
  • Practical experience with the Python modules numpy, scipy, (geo-)pandas, sklearn, gdal and/or similar
  • Knowledge about the processing and evaluation of SAR data
  • Knowledge about OpenSource software, such as Orfeo, QGIS, SNAP
  • Basic knowledge of geodatabases (e.g. PostGIS) and SQL
  • Practical experience in dealing with remote sensing data and the processing of GIS data as part of a degree thesis, internships or previous work experience.

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