Posted: November 25, 2016
Reference ID: 1821571456
My Direct Client "The Largest Search Engine" in the World is looking for a Python Developer
Earth Engine is a cloud-based platform for petabyte-scale scientific analysis and visualization of geospatial datasets, for public benefit as well as for business and government users.
We work on everything from making Google Maps and Earth beautiful to supporting research partners who are tackling global challenges like deforestation. We're expanding our work on understanding the changes in the Earth's climate and their impact on people all over the world, and we need your help!
You will help us add to the catalog of public data stored in Earth Engine, opening up new scientific possibilities. The dataset ingestion lifecycle includes: (1) learning about the satellites, sensors, and the various data products that data providers release; (2) working with the Earth Engine engineering team and external scientists to understand how the data should
be structured in Earth Engine; (3) configuring and operating data download pipelines; (4) writing data processing pipelines to ingesting the data into Earth Engine; and finally, (5) visualizing the results and in some cases collaborating with partner scientists to beta-test the dataset in Earth
Engine before launch.
Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
Configuring and running data download / ingestion pipelines via a scripting language
Visually QA the resulting ingested data, reconfiguring and rerunning the result if issues
Working with the Earth Engine eng team to initially to understand ingestion parameters and later to verify if the ingestion is acceptable.
Education: BS in CS, Engineering, Math or Science (Physics, Math).
Experience with 1 programming language, preferably Python [1 year or more]
Basic familiarity with the command mode in Linux/Unix environments.
Extreme attention to detail. If you are the kind of person who can't forgive a single typo in a 600-page book, we would like to work with you!
Nice to Have Skills:
Knowledge of the FTP and HTTP protocols.
Experience with the App Engine Datastore
Some experience with parallel data processing (e.g. MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, etc.)
Basic data visualization (eg, Google Charts).
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