Careers at GSI

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We are always on the look-out for the best people to join our Geospatial Analytics team at our office in Edinburgh.  Scotland has a dynamic and exciting space tech scene and is home to some of the world's leading space technology companies. Edinburgh is a fabulous city to be based in and offers all the excitement of Capital city living, but only 15 minutes from the country or the sea. 

GSI are currently looking for a full-time team member to join in the role of:


Environmental Data Scientist


  • Assist the technical team

  • Contributing towards marketing and thought leadership content including white papers

  • Minimum Masters Degree qualified in related discipline

  • Environmental science

  • Provide specialist knowledge in remote sensing and GIS

  • Scientific approach, practical problem solving

  • Statistical analysis and use of R language 
  • Signal processing using time series analysis

  • Python Programming experience to a medium/research level

  • Hands on experience with geospatial data and GIS tools (e.g. QGIS, GDAL, ESRI)

  • Advantage to have knowledge of:

    • Application of machine learning methods

    • Plant Science
    • Ecology

    • Linux

    • Experience processing multi-spectral and hyper-spectral satellite data

    • Using and processing SAR data

    • Various research methods into acquisition, processing, generating analytics and ground-truthing

    • Familiar with EO toolkits such as the Sentinel toolkit 

    • Land cover and land use classification databases such as Corine, NLCD, Globecover and Crome crop maps 

    • Using and processing LiDAR data


The role requires: attention to detail, willingness to work as part of a team and be exposed to commercial technical and commercial deadlines. GSI is a customer-focused, commercial product and services-based company. We are a young ambitious company with a dynamic, fast moving and evolving ‘can do’ culture. Although the role will be managed by a full time manager, the role requires a degree of being a motivated, self-starter and prove from the start to have time management discipline.

GSI will negotiate the working hours and financial rates with each candidate.


For ALL APPLICATIONS, please email noting the Job Title in the subject header. 

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