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GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist


The Role

GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist


Offices in Austin and Houston with in-office, hybrid and remote employment possibilities. We want you to work wherever makes you feel good

The Company

SkyFi is a well-funded start-up on a mission to democratize access to satellite imagery and other geospatial data. Buying satellite imagery is extremely hard. For small businesses and individuals, it is impossible. Until now. We are building a platform to connect anyone to aerial imagery.

What we do has tremendous potential to solve meaningful problems in our world. Anyone can get empowered with the same technology at their fingertips. Detecting bridges that are about to break, checking the health of crops, tracking the evolution of endangered species, and introducing use cases that we don’t even know yet. Grab the chance to be part of this. Join a team of open-minded, dynamic people solving new challenges, working on new technology in an exciting market with immense growth. SkyFi is the place for you.

The Job

As a GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist at SkyFi you will be joining a team of bright, energetic, and genuinely nice people and will make meaningful contributions to multiple business units with a focus on Product and Operations. You will be at the forefront of making GIS data and applications accessible and understandable to a new universe of customers.

The responsibilities consist of end-to-end ownership of the problem at hand:

Lead the quality control process on images and data collected by satellites & aerial operators to ensure they meet usability requirements of our customers.

Evaluate potential data analytics partners and assist in creating data and analytics “bundled” products.

Responsible for internal remote sensing & GIS training.

Provide technical assistance to customers and support business development.

Assist in Product Development with regards to usability and platform innovation.

Utilize your technical expertise to help develop SkyFi’s use case workshops and webinars for customers success and business growth


Graduate Degree in the scientific discipline: geomatics, remote sensing, geography & spatial analysis related field of study.

Minimum of 3 years of professional experience exhibiting domain expertise in remote sensing processing and geospatial analytics.

Strong knowledge of QGIS, ArcMap, ERDAS handling vector, and raster files. Python Programming skills a plus.

Experience extracting, manipulating, and utilizing GIS data.

Experience with Optical, SAR and/or Hyperspectral satellite/aerial sensors.

Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to explain technical topics to non-technical people.

At SkyFi you will

Be well compensated. Money is important, we get it.

Receive best in class benefits including premium medical, dental and vision coverage and 20 days paid time off.

Enjoy playing a critical role in building a market changing product in the exciting realm of Space.

Always be hustling.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone has access to aerial imagery. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward together.

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