Geospatial Data Scientist (m/f/d)

  • osapiens Services GmbH
  • München, Germany
  • 31/05/2024
Full time Data Science Big Data Statistics Biostatistics Data Warehouse

Job Description

OSAPIENS – Join us in building a sustainable future!
We're a global SaaS company with customers in 60+ countries. We are pioneers in corporate sustainability. Our dedicated team strives to set global standards that respect human rights while promoting ecological sustainability and responsible entrepreneurship.
We’re driven by a mission: to help companies grow with corporate sustainability. Within osapiens, we focus on three main offerings: Business Partner Transparency, Product Transparency and Operations Efficiency.
We are creating a new department focused on geospatial analytics in our offices in Munich. This team is specialized in cutting-edge analytics for satellite data developing large-scale machine learning pipelines run on distributed systems.
Our algorithm combines several methods, from deep learning, to custom ML algorithms, and basic statistics. We carefully engineer our methodology to ensure generalization across geographies, robustness, and explainability.
At the core of our product is the proprietary deforestation detection algorithm which monitors thousands of farms every day. We are looking for experts in Geospatial Data Science / Remote Sensing Researchers .
On your typical day, you will -
  • Design and implement geospatial analytics using state-of-the-art deep learning techniques and statistics
  • Research cutting-edge methods from Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence and apply them to remote sensing
  • Engineer and operationalize prototype-stage methods to fully blown enterprise-grade production systems
  • Analyze, interpret, and monitor performance from production data analytics pipelines
  • Translate customer requests and complex regulatory requirements into an algorithmic, data-driven solution
  • Shape the product and technology roadmap considering your experience in data science and satellite technology
Projects you might take over are
  • Use masked autoencoder techniques based to enhance generalization and data efficiency
  • Improve change detection in time-series image data using supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods
  • Fuse multiple satellite modalities such as SAR, optical, and LIDAR in a streamlined data pipeline to enable near-real-time monitoring
  • 2+ years of relevant industry experience or a PhD in the field of remote sensing, computer vision, and satellite technology - with an advanced technical and quantitative degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science or similar
  • Advanced programming skills in Python and proficiency with typical data engineering and deep learning frameworks, as well as familiarity with GIT and unix-based systems
  • Familiarity in working with remote sensing data (SAR, LIDAR, optical) - you developed satellite data analytics use-cases and you are familiar with its possibilities and limitations
  • Proven practical experience (eg, prior jobs, academia, or open-source projects) in developing quantitative methods and production-level code
  • Collaborative software development in a dynamic, hypothesis-driven environment
  • Fluent in English , German is a plus
  • A purpose-driven mission tackling complex sustainability challenges whilst working alongside global industry pioneers
  • Room for creativity through collaborative teamwork and an open communication culture
  • Flexibility and team bonding with our hybrid work options
  • Fuel for your growth journey, both personally and professionally
  • Sustainable mobility options, promoting eco-friendly commuting solutions
  • Fun team events and outings with our global teams
About us
osapiens supports global companies from various industries in establishing sustainability within their organizations and positioning themselves for the future. To achieve this, we develop holistic Software-as-a-Service solutions that create transparency and sustainable growth along the entire value chain, fulfill legal ESG requirements, and automate manual processes. osapiens aims to not only strengthen companies economically but we also promote human rights and ecologically sustainable and responsible corporate governance as the global standard.
We leverage our cloud-based technology platform, the ‘osapiens HUB’, and innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence to help companies seamlessly implement and automate compliance with international and national ESG laws and guidelines, including CSRD, EUDR, and CSDDD, and to further ensure accountable sustainability reporting. The osapiens HUB is continuously being developed and expanded to accommodate new solutions for evolving ESG regulations, as well as solutions for improved transparency and efficiency.
osapiens was founded in Germany in 2018 and we currently serve over 1,200 customers worldwide. The company is headquartered in Mannheim and has offices in Berlin, Cologne, Munich, Madrid, Paris, Amsterdam and London. We employ over 300 people from 60 countries. In 2022, we were honoured to receive the German Founder Award in the ‘Rising Star’ category.