Specialist in Remote Sensing in Lemu Earth SpA

FULL_TIME

  Remote | Semi Senior | Full time | Data Science / Analytics

Gross Salary $1700 - 2400 USD/month

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Lemu is a data-based app to learn, explore, and invest in nature. We bridge organizations that preserve biodiversity with nature lovers by enabling them to support conservation initiatives globally through our app, making a positive and verifiable impact on the planet backed by your investment.
We are global and equal opportunity: we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion for all who apply.
This application is open to anyone in the world who can work Chilean hours, we have excellent benefits for those who join our team.

Job Description

We are looking for someone who’s passionate about nature, environmental protection and technology, with a track record and experience in remote sensing.
You will contribute to our mission to bridge organisations that actively conserve biodiversity with people who want to invest in nature.
As part of our mission, we will launch a nanosatellite with a hyperspectral sensor in 2024 with the aim, amongst others, to conduct land cover classifications, to identify single trees of certain species, distinguish plantations from native forest, and to monitor wetlands, forest fires, and extend of kelp forests in the sea.
The successful candidate will become an integral part of Lemu´s Earth Science Team. You will support the biological mission of the satellite and the data acquisition and analysis. Additionally, you will investigate innovative and emerging data analysis strategies and contribute to manuscript writing.
If you have a related skillset and background and are interested in an exciting and challenging career in our diverse team, we invite you to apply for this position 🌳
Responsibilities:

  • Support the application of scientific methods for data analysis for our biological missions, including land cover classification, tree identification and determination of extend and quality of wetlands
  • Support the determination of technical requirements for the satellite including orbit, detection angle and overfly frequency
  • Monitor quality of remote sensing data collection to determine if procedural changes are necessary
  • Organise and conduct occasional fieldwork for ground truthing in Chile.
  • Liaise with our experts from the R&D team who supervise the operation of the satellite and data collection
  • Maintains regular communication with team members and Lemu as a whole
  • Contribute to the writing of data collection results.

Requirements:

  • Either fluent in English with basic Spanish skills or fluent in Spanish with excellent reading and writing skills in English
  • Bachelor’s degree in remote sensing, geography, environmental science or equivalent.
  • Master’s degree is not required but preferred.
  • Fundamental understanding of the characteristics and applications of multispectral and, preferably, hyperspectral sensors deployed on satellites
  • Proven knowledge of GIS techniques, remote sensing principles, and related science applications
  • Proven knowledge and experience of processing and analysing imagery from multispectral and/or hyperspectral sensors
  • Proven knowledge and experience with GIS and remote sensing software packages
  • Knowledge in statistical modelling and Google Earth Engine.
  • Minimum of 1 year of directly related professional experience.
Skills:

  • GIS
  • Processing and analysing imagery from multispectral and/or hyperspectral sensors
  • Statistical modeling
  • Google Earth Engine

Conditions:

At Lemu we offer a global and equal opportunity: we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion for all who apply. Applicants will be qualified according to the defined requirements of the position without regard to age, ancestry, colour, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation or political affiliation 💚🌎
Contract Type: Full Time.
Location: Remote Work 🏠 (occasionally field work)
Net wage: Between 1'400.000 and 2'000.000 CLP

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Health coverage Lemu Earth SpA pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Company retreats Team-building activities outside the premises.
Computer provided Lemu Earth SpA provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Lemu Earth SpA gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Vacation on birthday Your birthday counts as an extra day of vacation.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About Lemu Earth SpA

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