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Date added: 24 April 2019

Organisation: GAF AG

Location: Munich, Germany


GAF AG seeks experts to support its geo-spatial monitoring projects with a special focus on land use and forest monitoring projects in developing countries, by recruting a Remote Sensing / GIS Expert with a focus on remote sensing, data analysis, optimising and implementing processing chains.

Role Activities:

  • Implementation of modular process chains for thematic image analysis and for supporting automatic evaluation procedures by close communication with our development teams by provision of assistance for further process enhancements
  • Support of conceptual development of workflows for automatisation of image processing process chains (e.g. time-series analysis, bulk image classification)
  • Implementation of specific evaluation modules/workflows for thematic image analysis with a focus on optical data and/or SAR, mainly in Python (or R)
  • Organising the EO product generation under consideration of budget, schedule and resources
  • Implementation of Quality assurance of output products
  • Support of project reporting and documentation of workflows and tools


  • Educational background: Minimum MSc. in ecology, forestry or similar, preferably with a focus on remote sensing and one of the following disciplines: tropical forestry, land use
  • Profound / deeper understanding of modular process chains for thematic image analysis
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience


  • Advanced knowledge of the mathematical/physical basics of remote sensing and the thematic analysis of satellite data
  • Advanced practical experience in remote sensing/GIS, EO data processing / tropical forest / land use/land cover classification
  • Ability to work in an independent and responsible way
  • Innovative thinking
  • Excellent reporting and communication skills
  • Autonomous and self-responsible working as well as team working skills

Learn more about the opportunity and how to apply.

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