Minimize Associate Earth Observation / GIS Analyst

Date added: 7 August 2019

Organization: Rezatec

Location: Harwell, UK


A vacancy exists within Rezatec for a Junior EO / GIS Analyst to join our EO team, based at our head office in Harwell, Oxfordshire. The role would suit a recent graduate with up to 2 years commercial experience with a focus on remote sensing data processing and analysis.

The successful candidate must be able to commute to the Harwell office and must be eligible to work in the UK. Applications from EU citizens are welcome.

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
  • Applied automation scripts to EO datasets using Python and FME

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
  • Experience with GeoServer or another geospatial server would also be desirable

Find out more about the position and contact Rezatec.

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