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GIS Analyst



Known for its leadership in the field of geomatics, Effigis has been offering innovative geospatial data-driven solutions since 1991. Earth observation services, infrastructure inventory, telecommunications network monitoring, GNSS software, and geological studies: we offer our clients a one-stop shop for all their geoinformation needs.

We are also a first-rate employer and we focus on our employees’ development and well-being. The company is supported by a multidisciplinary team of more than 170 seasoned professionals and technicians. GIS Specialists, Engineers, Programmers, Agronomists, Geographers, Geologists, Technicians and Surveyors: their talent and passion are the key to Effigis’ success.

Responsibilities

Are you resourceful, versatile and meticulous, with good organization skills and passionate about image processing and spatial analysis? If so, we would like to meet you. Effigis is looking for a candidate with a strong analytical and synthetic mind who will be actively involved in the development and optimization of GIS applications.

Using commercial tools and artificial intelligence (AI) methods, you will be called upon to develop, with colleagues from the Earth Observation Department, solutions using algorithms in connection with deep learning, data mining and cloud computing. You will have the opportunity to learn and/or deepen your knowledge of AI and collaborate in the development of tangible, innovative projects applied to forestry, geology, agriculture and other fields with major environmental and social impact.

Thanks to your interest in programming, you will also develop and optimize scripts in order to optimize current GIS and remote sensing processing operations that meet operational needs.

Because of your versatility with GIS, you will provide assistance to specialists in environmental and geological analysis.You will extract and analyze geospatial information using GIS and may be involved in writing reports and proposals. Because of you are curious and motivated by nature, you will explore the functionalities of stereo-restitution software, you may also be asked to set up photogrammetry projects, structure data and validate information.

Responsibilities:
  • Optimize automation procedures and suggest new tools to meet production and R&D needs
  • Process and analyze geospatial data from remote sensing platforms
  • Monitor technological developments and be on the lookout for development opportunities
  • Leverage new discoveries and build strategies for progress
  • Contribute to the implementation of satellite image distribution tools
  • Provide technical support to internal and external users
  • Contribute to the optimization of operational procedures in photogrammetry

Experience

4 years of experience in geomatics

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in GIS or related field
  • Master’s degree or higher level of training, a major asset

Qualifications

You will be the ideal candidate if:
  • You have experience in processing remote sensing data
  • You have a very good command of the Python programming language and the Numpy, gdal, rasterio and PyTorch libraries
  • You know the fundamentals of deep learning
  • You have an interest in the analysis and interpretation of geospatial and environmental data
  • You are familiar with PCI Geomatica, ArcGIS and Global Mapper software
  • You have a good understanding of the principles of stereoscopic restitution and have already worked with software such as Socet GXP or Summit Evolution
  • You’re a quick learner and enjoy working in a team and contributing to it
  • You are able to effectively manage several projects and priorities
  • You have a high proficiency in both written French and English

Benefits

  • Work-family balance, with flexible hours;
  • Group insurance (life, salary, health care and dental insurances);
  • Training program;
  • Partial reimbursement of physical activity classes;
  • Paid leave in the Holiday Season;
  • Coffee bar;
  • Dynamic, professional team;
  • Easy access to public transportation (Préfontaine metro station, bus line 25);
  • Indoor and outdoor bicycle parking; showers
  • On site: fitness center, sports fields, restaurants, spa and many other services.


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