- Category: Business Consulting, Strategy and Digital Transformation
- City: Leatherhead, Surrey, United Kingdom
- Employment Type: Full Time
With over 36 years in the industry, CGI Space is a rapidly growing business with exciting projects and prospects across the Navigation, Earth Observation and Satcoms domains.
We currently have a particular need for experts in the processing of satellite imagery and other remotely sensed data. The scope of the work undertaken within the space team includes software evolution and maintenance activities on large infrastructural programmes, development of platforms to enable the exploitation of Earth Observation (EO) data as well as the development of new EO-enabled products and services.
We are looking for an Earth Observation Consultant who will have a lead role in the growing EO exploitation team across a range of activities. You will be taking the lead on concept development for new EO-enabled products and services, leading on subsequent technical work to develop and implement new downstream applications, leading on technical contributions to offers for new initiatives, supporting the EO Business Development Manager in developing and implementing the growth strategy for the EO exploitation business and mentoring more junior EO exploitation team members.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
You will be providing Technical leadership in the identification, specification, development and implementation of EO-enabled products and services whilst scoping new EO exploitation initiatives and related technical proposal writing.
You will be working with clients to understand operational business requirements to identify and specify potential EO-enabled solutions and you will be supporting the EO exploitation Business Development Manager in developing and implementing the strategy for growing the EO exploitation business – technical direction, technical prioritisation and portfolio development
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Post-graduate degree in Applied Remote Sensing, Geographic Information Management,
Environmental Science or related fields
Proven experience in the applied use of EO data, both SAR and optical would be
advantageous but demonstrably expert in at least one
Excellent awareness of and ability in the application of image processing techniques
Highly desirable skills and experience
Relevant programming experience or aptitude an advantage (Python, R)
Knowledge of implementing geo solutions in a web environment (Geoserver, OpenLayers,
OGC standards etc.)
Knowledge of relevant EU entities, particularly ECMWF, ESA and EUMETAT would be an
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