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Geo-Information Engineer

Geo-Information Engineer

Job Title: Geo-Information Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton
Industry:
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date: 2018-11-20
Reference: J140269
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email: emcintyre@kdcresource.com
Job Published: November 22, 2018 09:01

Job Description

Are you a Geo-Information Engineer looking for a progressive role in a global company? Do you have experience in SAR data, and development / delivery of related user services? KDC are working on this position that could offer you a challenging permanent position based in Luton.

Responsibilities / Duties
• Defining / develop SAR-based services and/or technology based upon user requirements
• Working with customers to establish Geo-Information based needs
• Developing prototype and proof of concept systems to demonstrate business need
• Support business development activities from initial customer requirements through to final proposal generation
• Continuous improvements to automated data handling tools
• Supporting bid activities

Qualifications / Experience
• Relevant degree (e.g. Physics; Remote Sensing; Mathematics)
• 3+ years' experience working with GIS data and SAR products
• Experience of SAR applications, including interferometry and coherent change detection
Essential Skills
• Technical understanding of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) data products
• Developed knowledge of scripting or programming (e.g. Python, Linux scripting, Java etc)
• Knowledge of Image Processing packages especially for SAR processing and InSAR
• Command-line operating system use (Linux an advantage)
• Analytical
Desirable Skills
• Interpreting customer needs to technical requirements
• Awareness of optical platforms
• Knowledge of data formats relevant to Earth Observation (e.g. netCDF, XML)
• Thematic knowledge of one or more of the following (flood mapping, forestry, agritech, ground deformation & civil engineering)

Qualities
• Self-motivated; Independent and pro-active
• Good communicator
• Commercial awareness