Student assistant for crunching space data

Data Science & AI Tilføjet 27. maj, 2021 HørsholmDHI

Are you passionate about applying technology, software, and algorithms to real-world data? Do you want to learn and contribute to turning terabytes of satellite imagery into information and knowledge?

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At DHI GRAS, we connect Earth observations from space with people. We know satellites and how to refine and combine their data to bring out insights about environment, water, renewable energy, urban development and many more areas of our physical environment to the public and clients all over the world.

We are a young and international bunch of remote sensing experts, data scientists, software developers and project leaders, many with science background and all with curiosity to learn and make use of the ever-growing capabilities of satellites and newest technologies. We have 20 years of experience in our field and have been expanding rapidly in recent years.

With around 25 employees, DHI GRAS is at the same time a small and agile company and a global enterprise: We are the space-specialist daughter company of the larger and renowned engineering company DHI, that has offices all around the world. We are located at the group’s headquarters in Hørsholm and work closely together with our colleagues in Denmark and abroad to share knowledge, experience, and supporting functions.

Your role

  • Join a small and dedicated team of six (and counting) frontend and backend developers
  • Help to develop and deploy data flow automation software to the cloud
  • Work on data streams and APIs turning imagery into insight
  • Get behind the principles of geospatial data and help us get it out to our clients
  • Collaborate closely with our remote sensing analysts to put their algorithms on compute-steroids
  • Learn to write clean and reusable code and strive for best practice and dev-friendliness
  • Build on and contribute to open-source software and social coding
  • Keep progressing and learning through knowledge exchange and sparring across the global company

You are

  • Student in computer science or related, with at least half a year left in studies
  • Experienced in Python and the PyData stack (Numpy, Scipy, …)
  • Tech-affine, command-line friendly, maybe knowing Docker, too
  • Not averse to some ETL work and creative to automate it away
  • Familiar with relational databases like Postgres
  • Curious, self-driven, and a fast learner
  • Good at communicating and proficient in English

Advantageous skills

  • Experienced in handling larger amounts of data, maybe even imagery (dense data)
  • Acquaintance with cloud services or managing servers (pet RPi definitely count)
  • Curiosity about Kubernetes and experience with Docker
  • Experience with CI/CD and the GitHub flow
  • Acquaintance with data flow automation and orchestration software like Airflow, Prefect, Dask, Luigi, Celery
  • Sense for best practice and dev-friendliness

We offer

  • A versatile and challenging job with focus on developing and expanding your skills and growing together
  • A social and fun international working environment with innovative and dedicated colleagues, on Slack and in person
  • Data you can relate to: beautiful maps of our physical environment
  • Work on projects that have an immediate positive impact on environment and people and get great exposure internationally (ESA, public agencies, UN, NGOs, renewable energy industry, agriculture, …)
  • Close interaction with our satellite data experts, developers, and project owners
  • Strong culture for feedback and recognition for your work
  • Nice office space and equipment in DHI’s newly built headquarters in green surroundings in Hørsholm
  • Delicious lunch prepared by our own kitchen, fruit, coffee and tea
  • Fun and varied company events like Friday bars, seasonal parties and outings (once Covid-safety allows)
  • A healthy work environment with room for family and social life
  • Remote work flexibility
  • Tilføjet 27. maj, 2021