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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy. As subcontractor, Serco Italia S.p.A. is currently looking for a Remote Sensing and GIS Data Analyst to join our great team in Ispra (VA)!
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As Remote Sensing and GIS Data Analyst you will be responsible for:
Task 1: Work in close collaboration with the JRC D.5 staff in the implementation of the new CAP control methods. Liaise with the MS Regions giving expert advice and guidance to their technical choices.
Understand Member States IACS/LPIS systems, and their constraints in their methods development;
Support the Member States in their technical implementation; report on the status of advancement periodically
Develop and run demonstrations for selected Member States, addressing the various constraints, especially related to data use and analytical needs;
Liaison with the JRC D.5 staff, the MS Administrations
Task 2: Contribute to development customized information extraction methods based on earth observation data provided by Sentinel 1 and 2 accessible on the DIAS, providing:
Support in data analysis and processing for agricultural applications
Propose solutions for identified image/data analyses tasks
Support porting of relevant algorithms and methods for analysis and development
Evaluate and report performance of developed methods
Contribute to develop of customized information extraction workflows
Contribute to development of JRC’s publicly available toolkit built on standardized access to data and services
Task 3: Contribute to CbM outreach project by providing:
Participation in meetings and providing technical expertise, giving presentations on the technical topics related to tasks for the project,
Contributing to writing of technical documentation; revision of technical documents related to the project
Support in the development of methodology for identification of agricultural activities
Support the Member States with their technical implementation
Expert advice to Member States, to support their better understanding of the overall potential of Sentinel data for agricultural application.
In return, we offer a friendly, supportive and professional environment that respects your work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of public services in Belgium and around the world.
Required experience with
Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) data analysis and processing, with special emphasis on Copernicus Sentinel data (best for agricultural applications)
Commercial and Open source RS and GIS software tools
Experience in working with pan-EU spatial datasets 4
Configuration and use of Open source GIS and image processing to
Working knowledge of
Office software tools
English, written spoken (C1)
Knowledge of other EU language(s) is an advantage
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Why should you join Serco ?
At Serco not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.
Meaningful and vital work - You’ll contribute to methodologically intercepting challenges whilst achievements will also be recognised and celebrated.
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Great people - You’ll become an integral member of a well-defined and supportive team who believe passionately in the value of our work.
What we offer
Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services sector
A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
Permanent employment with comprehensive Serco Benefits package.
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We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world, we are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
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