Remote Sensing Technologist

Job Detail

  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Research, science & technology
  • Centre SANSA Pretoria, Gauteng
  • Enquiries
    Tel: 012 844 0500
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Please NOTE that the appointment will be on a level commensurate with qualifications and experience. Background verification, including criminal record, credit checks, security clearances, qualification and citizenship checks as well as competency/technical assessment and interviews form part of the selection process. SANSA subscribes to the principles of Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities. Preference will be given to candidates in accordance with this

Job Description

Key performance areas for the successful candidate will include •Data Processing and Data Product Creation •Project Management •Remote Sensing Technological Innovation • Stakeholder Support and Human Capital Development. Key job activities include : the creation of geo-information products based on client requirements using remote sensing expertise and software knowledge, • creation and deployment of value-added products based on research and development outputs (from proof-of-concept to production) • converting SANSA’s archive of satellite data into ARD (Analysis Ready Data) products • producing high The ideal candidate will have: •Minimum BSc Honours Degree in Remote Sensing or Geography or Geomatics (NQF Level 8) • an MSc or PhD would be highly advantageous • 3 to 5 years’ experience in remote sensing, GIS, and research • More than 5 years’ experience would be highly advantageous • Software knowledge-ERDAS Imagine, ArcGIS & QGIS, Python will be an added advantage • Solid report writing and compilation experience is compulsory • Good knowledge of IT and MS Office packages.

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