DigitalGlobe Junior Data Engineer in Westminster, Colorado

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We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, motivated individual with a desire to build efficient, elegant, and dead-simple cloud-based systems. We work with a multi-petabyte imagery archive and big-data algorithms of all flavors, getting them running, getting them integrated with our platform, and getting them in the hands of customers. Where core functionality that we need doesn’t exist, we will build it. If the systems are too unwieldy and ugly to easily use, we will make them elegant and beautiful.

The system is built on top of Amazon Web Services, and we focus on ease of use, simplicity, and execution. We use python as the platform glue, and java services where appropriate for big-data computation.

  • Work as part of the platform team, building new features, deploying them, and rolling them out to customers.

  • Collaborate with our scientists & engineers on leveraging GBDX Notebooks to build and deploy algorithms on the platform.

  • Help develop training data tools for the platform and curate training data by geography and object types.

  • Develop prototypes and tools, with focus on simplicity & ease of use.

  • Work in a collaborate team environment, co-designing and co-implementing key applications & components.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with Python and associated tools & resources

  • Experience managing and analyzing geospatial data, both raster and vector

  • Experience with Jupyter notebooks and modern data science methodologies and best practices

  • Citizen of United States or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Other languages a plus: Go, Ruby, Java, Javascript

  • Knowledge of state-of-the-art startup-style software development methods: Github, StackOverflow, JIRA, Confluence, etc

  • Geo experience is a big plus: GIS, image processing, software, & tools. Experience is considered in lieu of academic qualifications

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

DigitalGlobe is a leading provider of commercial high-resolution earth observation and advanced geospatial solutions that help decision makers better understand our changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence, public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain actionable insight.

DigitalGlobe is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.