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55943 / Applied Scientist
Descartes Labs

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Are you passionate about leveraging geospatial data to help solve some of the world’s most pressing and challenging science questions? Here at Descartes Labs, we house and pre-process all publicly available satellite imagery, allowing scientists to focus solely on applying these data to do research. We’re looking for geospatial modeling experts to analyze our archive to scientific ends: publishing papers, presenting at conferences, working with clients, and creating value out of our data.

-Use our archive of satellite imagery and other geospatial datasets to create local to global models of the Earth
-Creatively combine satellite imagery, ancillary data, and client data to answer tough science questions and solve client problems
-Interact with clients to brainstorm methodologies and present results
-Work with our engineering team to ensure that our system is efficient for analysis
-Bachelor’s degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g. earth, physical, computer sciences)
-Strong statistical background
-Experience with remote sensing and geospatial data
-Demonstrated proficiency in a scientific programming language (preferably Python)
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work independently; self-motivated

-Advanced degree (MS/PhD) in a relevant field
-Image processing experience
-Experience with numpy, sklearn, scikit-image, matplotlib
-Peer-reviewed published journal articles on related topics
-Experience with version control software (e.g. GitHub, Mercurial, Subversion, etc.)
-Experience with cloud and/or distributed computing

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