Geospatial Analysis

Contract:
Contract
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Security / Defence
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£480/ hour Ltd
Posted:
02/09/2020
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Confidential
Job Ref:
941367830

Belcan currently have an opportunity for a Geospatial Analysis to join our client on an initial 12 month contract. This role has a pay rate of £480 p/day Ltd and is inside IR35.

Our client provides specialist technical advice to the MOD on a variety of intelligence focused topics. This includes the collection, management and exploitation of geospatial data from a variety of sources.

The availability of large quantities of commercial and classified imagery data, vector data, text reports and open source material poses a significant opportunity for improving the accuracy, timeliness and utility of geospatial information, both supporting traditional approaches and offering entirely new ways of working.

You will help develop, manage and experiment on innovative technologies applied to the geospatial domain, and will also help wider stakeholders in the exploitation and use of these developments including working with customers to identify opportunities and building demonstrators to provide proof of concept.

As a Geospatial Analyst your key tasks will be:

Identification of requirements for improvements using technology to improve geospatial data capture, management and exploitation.
Building of technology demonstrators using commercial and open source software.
To support the set up and running of experimentation and demonstration environments
Other task may include:

Support and assurance of industry supplied research
Provide advice on Geospatial interoperability and future trends.

Skills and Experience:

Experience of working with and effectively communicating with Customers.
Proven record of using commercial and/or open source geospatial tools (such as ArcGIS, QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS etc) to collect, manage and exploit geospatial data.
An understanding of remote sensing data sources and associated processing methodologies.
Programming and scripting skills using python, java, javascript, R or similar

This vacancy is being advertised by Belcan

Company Description

Closing Date:
30/09/2020

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