GAF AG is a globally operating company with leading expertise in the development of geo-information products and services. Since its founding in 1985, the company has developed a broad geoscience portfolio. With more than 200 highly qualified employees we offer geo-data, data processing, geographic information systems, database applications, software development, consulting and project management as well as development assistance.
To strengthen our development team in the field of (semi-)automatic analysis of remote sensing data and the creation and implementation of modular process chains, we are now looking for a motivated Remote Sensing Expert (f/m) in full-time with a focus on data analysis and software programming.
✓ Development and customisation of, as well as provision of assistance for, modular process chains for thematic
image analysis and for supporting automatic evaluation procedures
✓ Development of specific evaluation modules/workflows for thematic image analysis with a focus on optical data
and/or SAR, mainly in Python (or R)
✓ Interface linking with Python
✓ Quality assurance of output products
✓ Documentation of workflows and tools
✓ University degree in computer science, geoinformatics, geography, forest and environmental sciences,
cartography, agriculture, surveying or similar, preferably with a focus on remote sensing and one of the following disciplines: forestry, agriculture, land use, geography
✓ minimum 2 years of professional experience
✓ Very good knowledge of the mathematical/physical basics of remote sensing and the thematic analysis of
✓ Very good programming skills, especially in Python
✓ Ability to work in an independent and responsible way
✓ Innovative thinking
✓ The ability to communicate and work in a team within a complex project environment
✓ Very good spoken and written English skills and good German skills
✓ Experience in the application of machine and deep learning procedures and techniques
✓ Practical experience with the Python modules numpy, scipy, (geo-)pandas, sklearn, gdal and/or similar
✓ Knowledge about the processing and evaluation of SAR data
✓ Knowledge about OpenSource software, such as Orfeo, QGIS, SNAP
✓ Basic knowledge of geodatabases (e.g. PostGIS) and SQL
✓ Practical experience in dealing with remote sensing data and the processing of GIS data as part of a degree
thesis, internships or previous work experience
✓ a young and motivated team that works according to agile principles
✓ a relaxed, friendly and respectful working atmosphere
✓ good development opportunities and the opportunity to contribute and make use of your own ideas and skills
✓ interesting and responsible tasks in an exciting and technically cutting-edge environment
✓ mentoring to ensure your solid and rapid integration into our company and in your area of responsibility
✓ performance-related remuneration and regular training
✓ a modern workplace in the conveniently located Munich West area (near Hirschgarten)
✓ flexible working hours within the conditions of our flexitime scheme
✓ and much more
Location: GAF AG Headquarters, Munich
Duration: From earliest possible date. Position for 2 years with an option for subsequent indefinite contract.
Would you like to work with us? In that case, please send your application documents, including details of your earliest possible starting date and salary expectations, to email@example.com. Please state: “Development of modular process chains in cloud environments” in the email subject field.
Contact: Ulla Weingart
phone.: +49 (0) 89 12 15 28-0
Arnulfstr. 199 • 80634 Munich
an e-GEOS (ASI / Telespazio) Company
GAF is proud to be one of the leading companies in the geo-spatial service market.
What is our business?
Geo-data, technology, solutions, products:
We offer a comprehensive end-to-end service portfolio: earth observation data, geo-products, integrating space technologies (satellite communication, earth observation and positioning) into real world applications. Software and -systems, technology consulting and institutional strengthening. We are keeping pace with the accelerating technological developments - for your benefit.
Development, sustainability, compliance:
We work in the fields of natural resources and raw materials, environment and water, forestry and agriculture, infrastructure and emergency management. We provide sustainable end-to-end solutions in resources management, inventories, monitoring and planning - with a strong focus on capacity building.
Why trust us:
We understand the challenges of the consulting world and can match with latest technical solutions supporting governmental, administrative, and industrial processes - and all this with a global view. Besides our home markets in Germany and Europe, GAF is internationally active - having an impressing track record of more than 1000 projects in 100 countries worldwide. We work for industry and private sector, for international institutions and development banks, national authorities and clients. We are headquartered in Munich, Germany with a branch in Neustrelitz (North of Berlin) and project offices worldwide. More than 200 highly qualified staff and 30 years of experience are ready to serve you from our home base, in your office, and in the field.