Senior GIS Engineer
We are looking for a driven and passionate Senior GIS Engineer to join our growing Field Delineation Team.
DigiFarm is a rapidly growing agri-tech startup based in Norway. We use sophisticated satellite imaging, super-resolved image processing, and advanced AI to generate the world’s most accurate field boundaries and seeded acre datasets. Backed by names like the European Commission, European Space Agency (ESA), and the Norwegian Space Agency (Norsk Romsenter), our mission is to provide powerful data that enables the entire agricultural sector to make better decisions.
Launching publicly in 2021, demand from businesses worldwide has been unprecedented; we’re a hit!
Day to day responsibilities:
Direct support to DigiFarm using GIS data and tools;
Building and assisting both the Engineering and the Product team related to our required remote sensing and geospatially derived imagery data, mainly Sentinel-2;
Mapping using GIS software (QGIS/ArcGIS ++);
Getting information from a GIS Map;
Writing Python code;
Create and maintain data layers as requested.
You should have worked with, intimately understand, or exhibit deep, demonstrable knowledge of:
Linux shell scripting;
GDAL, Postgis, Google Earth Engine;
Other skills include:
Advanced skills using QGIS, ArcGIS;
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving abilities in the field of work;
Related work experience or equivalent combination of education and related work experience (ArcGIS, MapInfo, and AutoCAD).
Soft skills needed:
Focuses on (internal) needs;
Sets high standards for quality and quantity;
Works in a systematic, orderly, and methodical way;
Follows procedures and policies;
Keeps to schedules;
Speaks clearly and fluently;
Expresses opinions, information, and key points of an argument clearly;
Responds quickly to the needs of the team and to their reactions and feedback;
Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of other;
Rapidly learns new tasks and quickly commits information to memory;
Demonstrates a rapid understanding of newly presented information.
Education & Qualifications:
A solid foundation in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) concepts and principles;
A degree in Geography, Geospatial Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.