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Research and Development Scientist

The Research and Development Team focuses on creative problems solving, developing new workflows, and producing robust and repeatable algorithms using fundamental remote sensing principals. Your duties will require you to innovate new solutions to problems facing our customers. This will require independent work and close collaboration with other scientists throughout our organization.


  • Paid Time off
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Job Duties:

  • Explore, organize, and analyze data from a variety of sources, including imagery, GIS data, and field-collected physical samples
  • Apply fundamental remote sensing principals and methods to imagery to solve client problems and challenges
  • Innovate new imagery applications independently and as part of a team
  • Generate statistically sound predictive algorithms and models
  • Script robust and repeatable algorithms
  • Report findings and recommendations to team leaders and management as new applications are developed
  • Provide remote sensing support to other teams across Satelytics and assist with projects as assigned


  • Practical experience in remote sensing including radiometric calibration, dimensionality reduction, classification, clustering, band-math operations, indices, and atmospheric correction
  • In-depth knowledge of multi and hyperspectral imagery
  • Familiarity with spectrometer data
  • Proven experience in applied statistics, modelling, data science, or calculus and linear algebra
  • Experience using GUI remote sensing and GIS software (e.g. QGIS, ENVI)
  • Python and/or R experience required


  • Master’s degree in Remote Sensing, Geoscience, Geography, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field is preferred; exceptional candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and related work experience will be considered
  • 2-4 years’ experience working directly with remotely sensed data