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Data Scientist

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ASTERRA is a successful earth observation company, based on Utilis technology, with headquarters in Israel and offices in the USA and UK. ASTERRA uses synthetic aperture radar (SAR) data from satellites and aircraft platforms to detect underground soil moisture, with applications for water utility and transportation infrastructures, as well as the property management industry. Come work at a place with true impact on the lives of millions.

The ASTERRA R&D department is seeking a highly capable and independent data scientist motivated to tackle hard problems as part of our Data Science team. The selected applicant will have the opportunity to make an impact using ASTERRA’s data on the company AI strategy and implementation, and a contribution to global sustainable development goals.

Responsibilities
  • Keep current of the State-of-the-Art in Machine Learning research and its application to SAR imagery.
  • Contribute to all aspects of utilization of SAR imagery: Acquisition, pre-processing and transformation, sensor fusion, classification and detection, segmentation, anomaly and change detection, and so on.
  • Take full-lifecycle ownership of Machine Learning solutions as part of our breakthrough products and product development squads.
  • Strengthen our Machine Learning practice, continuously learn and share knowledge with your peers.
  • Grow the impact that we bring in the various industries in which we operate, contributing to the scientific community.
Minimum qualifications
  • 2 years’ industry experience in machine learning.
  • Experience in Python programming and SQL scripting.
  • Experience working with developer tools such as Git and Docker.
  • Experience working both independently and as part of a team.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced academic degree in a relevant field in the sciences or engineering.
  • Experience conducting applied research.
  • Experience working with Deep Learning for Computer Vision applications, and particularly with multidimensional imagery.
  • Experience working with geospatial libraries and databases.
  • Experience working on cloud computing.
Location
Afeq industrial park, Rosh Ha'ayin, Israel
Starting Date
Immediate
Employment
Full Time
Travel
N/A
Israeli citizenship or work authorization required

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