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Remote Sensing Analyst

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  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Apr 30, 2019

Job Description

Remote Sensing Analyst

Remote Sensing and Earth Observation is a significant and growing area of our client's business and we are looking to assist them to expand their team with a candidate that will support internal and customer project requirements.

Candidate must have current and valid permission to work and reside in the Republic of Ireland.

Location: Dublin or Laois

Qualifications:

University degree in GIS and/or Remote Sensing

Minimum of two-years' experience in a professional work environment

Role and responsibilities:

* Assist with identification, specification, development and implementation of EO based solutions to meet our clients' business requirements

* Ability to source appropriate data

* Assist with the automation of routine tasks

* Data analysis and data cleansing

* Source innovative GIS and EO technologies and techniques

* Attendance at meetings, workshops and Industry conferences

The ideal candidate will be:

* Comfortable in a customer facing role

* Self-motivated, actively seeking opportunities for the business

* Willingness to adapt role to meet current needs

* Encouraging and supportive of team co-workers

Essential Skills for this role are:

Coding, modelling and automation:

* Programming capabilities with R and Python

* Experience building models in QGIS, SNAP or other software, to automate processing chains

Data Processing:

* Experience of SAR imagery processing

* Knowledge of and experience using common image classification techniques, including unsupervised classification, supervised classification and thresholding

* Experience in the collection and compilation of training data

* Experience with image pre-processing and post-processing, including but not limited to the following processes: atmospheric correction; feature masking; principal component analysis; data scaling and normalisation; filtering; spectral signature analysis; dealing with null values

* Experience using and creating additional datasets in conjunction with remote sensing imagery: DEMs; vector datasets; tabular data

* Experience with image manipulation to aid in feature identification, including the use of appropriate spectral indices, texture analysis, time series analysis etc

Software:

* Experience using remote sensing software such as ERDAS Imagine, ENVI

* Experience with open source software such as QGIS, SNAP, GRASS

Desirable Skills for this role are:

* Experience with high, medium and low-resolution optical imagery, such as MODIS, Worldview, Pleiades etc

* Knowledge of object-oriented classification techniques

* Knowledge of and experience using machine learning classification algorithms such as random forests and support vector machines

* Experience with post classification accuracy assessments and knowledge of the most important accuracy assessment metrics

* Experience assessing and determining the most important variables to be included in image classifications

* Time series analysis and change detection

* A knowledge of the use of remote sensing within an agricultural context

Other information

If this role is of interest to you or you would like more information, please contact Jon Graham or submit your application now.

Triad is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. Triad Group Plc acts as an Employment Agency for this permanent positionTracking.aspx?CMpGFlzBWA%2ba1b9BEnl4wws