GIS Specialist

Ursa Space Systems is building ground-breaking solutions to deliver global economic intelligence to organizations around the world. Join a passionate and growing team that is making the world more transparent and changing the way organizations understand the global economy. We are looking for self-motivated Geographic Information System (GIS) Specialists to provide assistance, mapping, quality control, and validation for multiple, cross-functional projects spanning a variety of dataset types. 

Responsibilities
  • Analyze satellite imagery from a wide range of providers, image formats, and sensor modalities.
  • Corroborate derived information using non-image datasets.
  • Create fusion analytic "pattern of life" products in areas of interest. 
  • Work with senior team members on data analysis requirements and specifications.
  • Performs data research and verification activities.

 Qualifications
 Minimum Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in GIS, geography/remote sensing, risk analysis, or closely related.
  • Familiarity with Windows platforms and software.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to work both in a team or independently when required.
  • Above all else, intuition, creativity, and flexibility.

 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with basic image display packages such as Google Earth, and/or mapping tools such as QGIS or ArcGIS.
  • Experience scripting solutions for repetitive tasks (using interfaces such as Jupyter Notebooks/Python IDEs)
  • Familiarity with multi-source, fusion analyses and assessments.
 
US Persons Only – US Citizen or Permanent Resident

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