Data Scientist – Digital agriculture

Summary

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our international R&D team and design value-added geoanalytics based on satellite imagery and weather data, including proprietary imagery data coming from the soon-to-be-launched EarthDaily constellation.

About us

EarthDaily Agro provides space-age data and analytics to the organizations and people who feed the planet!

With 35 years of industry experience, EarthDaily Agro provides customers with the data, analysis and knowledge they need to make more efficient and effective decisions. B2B services range from global risk management and monitoring of agricultural commodities to the marketing of inputs and precision agriculture consulting, using the latest research in agronomy, information technologies and remote sensing.

EarthDaily Agro also develops highly customized business solutions for agricultural lenders, insurers, input suppliers and food companies, with easy-to-use analytics, that help reduce the daily risks of agriculture.

EarthDaily Agro is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, USA, with offices in France, Brazil, Australia and Switzerland and is a division of EarthDaily Analytics Corp.

EarthDaily Analytics Corp., a vertically integrated data processing and analytics company, is launching a new constellation of earth observation satellites. The EarthDaily satellite constellation will significantly enhance geospatial analytics capabilities in agriculture, forestry, environment, financial services, and intelligence, among many other verticals.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

Agriculture is facing unprecedented challenges: climate change induces higher risks, and farmers need to maintain or increase productivity while reducing their environmental impact. Join EarthDaily Agro to contribute to the derisking of agriculture with technology!  We are looking for a Data Scientist to join our international R&D team and design value-added geoanalytics based on satellite imagery and weather data, including proprietary imagery data coming from the soon-to-be-launched EarthDaily constellation.

You will set up cutting-edge solutions for innovative projects needing strong skills in data analysis and machine learning. Handling the development of POCs and pilots, you will define/test/validate and specify appropriate algorithms. You will be actively involved with our data engineers for the operational deployment of your models on our cloud platform.

Your mission will be to:

  • Understand customer and business challenges and translate them into scientific problems
  • Create and implement models based on state-of-the-art methodologies to extract relevant information and value from large volumes of data
  • Be proactive in feeding new scientific and technological ideas into the Innovation Pipeline
  • Apply project management skills to research subjects to master scope, budget and timing, and produce qualitative specifications and documentation
  • Work with our international teams across 5 continents, especially creating the link between the U.S. sales and R&D teams
  • Write scientific support rendering results, use conditions, and arguing the implemented solution in a pragmatic approach
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams on ideation phases and feasibility studies, and work with IT teams on industrialization / operational deployment
  • Contribute to defining our data and technology strategy

Education, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Masters degree or PhD in analytics, agronomy, remote-sensing, environmental sciences or related area
  • At least one significant experience in geospatial data and agriculture-related projects
  • Highly proficient in Python, knowledge in GIS (QGIS, GDAL/OGR)
  • Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning libraries(Scikit-learn, Pytorch, TensorFlow, etc), version control systems (git) appreciated
  • Proficient communication skills and ability to work in a diverse team setting. Capacity to handle short timelines
  • Fluent in English (oral and written). French, Portuguese, or Russian is a plus

Conditions

Permanent, full-time job to start as soon as possible.

Job based in Minneapolis, MN, U.S.A. A hybrid work environment is possible.

Applications

If you are looking for an exciting career in AgTech with young, dynamic team and global opportunities, join us!

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@geosys.com with the reference DataScientist/US-01/2022.

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Open Positions with EarthDaily Agro

To support our company’s growth and leadership position in our field, we are always on the lookout for new talent. Interested in joining our team?