Earth Observation Data Scientist

Earth Observation Data Scientist

Job Title: Earth Observation Data Scientist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-07-30 00:00:00
Reference: V-37715
Contact Name: Mohammed Samsam
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 31, 2020 16:00

Job Description

The Role:

The Earth Observation Scientist will work with a diverse, highly skilled and motivated team providing experience and knowledge for Earth observation product development. They will work with clients in industry, academia and government to collaboratively develop solutions for their needs and help them to engage with the capabilities of DE Africa and Digital Earth Australia (DEA). The role involves scientific research and development, as well as collaboration and provision of basic training and support to international clients in the use of the DE Africa and DEA Application Programming Interface (API).

Essential Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of remote sensing principles and experience in working with remotely sensed data and image processing software including workflow development and scripting;
  • Experience in the development, maintenance and documentation of Python scripting;
  • Knowledge in machine learning;
  • Demonstrated ability of successful collaboration with stakeholders and clients including internationally;
  • Well-developed communication skills and the ability to work as an effective member of a team;
  • A relevant degree or diploma from an Australian tertiary institution or equivalent overseas qualification;
Desirable criteria
  • Experience working with large data;
  • Experience working with the Open Data Cube;
  • Experience in developing or using machine learning models;
  • Experience in product dev

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra based. Until 30 June 2021


Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen


How to Apply:

Applications close Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates