Posted on October 27, 2014 - GC1543

Company: Silvacom
Position: Image Analyst
Location: Edmonton, AB
Contact Name: Silvacom

Job Description

Silvacom™ exists to solve meaningful problems that make a difference in the world.  We behave as a team with integrity and a can-do attitude that produces results. We provide consulting and software solutions to improve land management.

The Role

We are currently seeking a highly motivated, results oriented and experienced image analyst to add to our Remote Sensing team.  The successful individual will possess a strong understanding of geospatial and digital image processing technologies and will work within the team to provide support and creative solutions related to digital imagery analysis and classification, spatial data management, cartography, process automation and quality control for a variety of projects.  The ideal candidate will have experience using several software packages, including PCI Geomatica, ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, Esri, and open source geospatial software.


Job Qualifications

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is passionate about digital image processing technologies and their utility in solving real-world problems
  • Communicates effectively with other team members and clients
  • Results oriented and efficient; good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptable - can work in a dynamic environment with both short term and long term projects
  • Servant attitude when working with clients, both internal and external
  • Versatile - can work in a team setting, or independently without constant supervision
  • Applies initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • High attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Welcomes being challenged and pushed professionally
  • Takes active interest in the company


Required Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of practical experience with (an) image analysis platform(s), as well as ArcGIS
  • Master’s or PhD degree in Remote Sensing, GIS or Natural Resources (lesser qualifications may be considered)
  • Knowledge of airborne and satellite image theory, processing and analysis is essential
  • Experience working with LiDAR
  • Experience with PCI Geomatica
  • Experience with ENVI
  • Experience with ERDAS Imagine is an asset
  • Experience with eCognition is an asset
  • Experience with ArcGIS extensions (Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst) is an asset
  • Experience with scripting/programming languages (Python, EASI, IDL) is an asset




Other Information


We offer competitive salaries commensurate with abilities, a medical/vision/dental package, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and a company sponsored RRSP plan, as well as no end to challenging opportunities!



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We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

3912 91 Street NW

Edmonton, AB
T6E 5K7

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