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GIS Developer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Graz, Am Eisernen Tor 1 / 3

About us
Welcome to Blackshark.ai. We believe in creating value by providing powerful insights. 

Blackshark.ai is creating a digital twin of planet earth powered by satellite data & artificial intelligence. 

We are a team of 50+ data scientists, geospatial engineers, 3D rendering programmers and developers based in San Francisco, Seattle, US, and Graz, Austria, Europe's computer vision hub.

Our revolutionary platform is using Machine Learning to extract information from the surface of our planet by using satellite imagery and other relevant data. A patented reconstruction technology allows streaming and rendering of detected 3D features in unmatched visual quality containing material properties and other semantic features.

We have a culture being focused on individuals and their individual goals in order to create something bigger than ourselves. 

Come and join Blackshark.ai and help us create the ultimate vision of a digital Planet Earth.
Your mission
We are seeking a GIS programmer to join our collaborative teams of scientists and engineers to design, build, and evolve geospatial software solutions.

A key interface between the GIS and machine learning teams, you will have the mission to always find new solutions and develop new tools for internal GIS users and software developers, in a variety of projects. In particular, you will:

  • Develop user/data requirements to meet user/platform needs 
  • Drive the design, development, testing, implementation, administration and maintenance of GIS applications, tools and associated databases, including data analysis and visualization

It’s an exciting opportunity to contribute to a breakthrough technology, and have the chance to influence the direction and development of the Blackshark.ai platform by bringing in your ideas on how to best further automatize development steps.
Your profile
  • You have a degree in Computer Science, GIS, geospatial technologies, Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • A creative thinker, you are as well an enthusiastic team player who feels comfortable in a fast-paced and agile environment
  • You have developed geospatial software applications for GIS analysis, and have worked with large geospatial datasets and Open Source GIS to perform geospatial analysis
  • Your Python and English skills are excellent
  • You are familiar with common geospatial data formats, tools and analysis technologies, and geospatial Python libraries.
  • You have basic experience in geospatial data science / using open source geospatial libraries (e.g. gdal, geopandas etc.) 

Bonus skills:
  • C/C++
  • experience working in a HPC environment. 
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Experience with developing QGis Tools 
  • Experience with web development technologies, relational & non-relational databases in Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience developing scalable cloud-based solutions (AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Experience in other GIS Environments like ESRI ArcGIS
Why join us?
  • Cutting-edge projects with global Tier 1 reference customers in a wide range of industries.
  • A straightforward mindset: focus on the goal, get things done, and keep cool.
  • Friendly atmosphere, with amazing and passionate colleagues from all backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Flat hierarchy, fast decisions, and agile work environment where your ideas and concepts are welcome.
  • The opportunity to learn and develop in a team eager to drive innovation.
  • A culture that values teamwork, expertise sharing and humility, and where all collaborate towards the same goal.
  • Work-life balance and the flexibility to accommodate personal situations.
  • HQ situated in Graz, Austria, a hidden gem with an extraordinary high quality of life, between the Mediterranean Sea and the Alps.
  • A competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.*

*The remuneration for the position advertised above is fixed by Austrian collective agreement. The effective salary depends on qualification and experience and may be significantly higher. 
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